ERJ staff report (DS)
Essen, Germany – Evonik Industries has announced plans to increase its silica capacity by 30 percent globally between 2010 and 2014. The total investment is said to be in the, â€œupper double-digit million euro range.â€ The increased capacity is designed to serve the tyre industry.
“We’ve committed to expanding our capacities worldwide by about 30 percent by 2014, as compared to 2010. Right now, we’re already about halfway there,” says Dr. Thomas Haeberle, Evonik Executive Board member responsible for the Resource Efficiency Segment….