Evonik expanding fumed silica business, forms JV in China

Munich, Germany – Evonik Industries AG and the China Wynca Group (Zhejiang Xinan Chemical Industrial Group) have entered a 60:40 joint venture agreement to manufacture fumed silica marketed under Evonik’s Aerosil brand name.

As part of the agreement, Evonik Wynca (Zhenjiang) Silicon Material Co will invest an amount in the “mid double-digit million Euro” range in building a fumed silica production facility in the Zhenjiang New Material Industry Park, in Jiangsu province, north of Shanghai.

The 8,000-tonne per annum facility is expected to be operational in 2021.


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