The Inorganic Materials Business Unit of Evonik Industries, Essen, is increasing prices for carbon black pigments by up to 9 percent depending on the product. The price increase will be effective for all deliveries on or after August 1, 2009. Evonik is the world's second largest producer of carbon black pigments (furnace carbon black, lamp black, and gas black).
Evonik Industries is the creative industrial group from Germany which operates in three business areas: Chemicals, Energy and Real Estate. Evonik is a global leader in specialty chemicals, an expert in power generation from hard coal and renewable energies, and one of the largest private residential real estate companies in Germany. Our strengths are creativity, specialization, continuous self-renewal, and reliability. Evonik is active in over 100 countries around the world. In its fiscal year 2008 about 41,000 employees generated sales of about €15.9 billion and an operating profit EBITDA of about €2.2 billion.
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