Evonik Corporation Extends Distribution Contract With Lintech International LLC

PARSIPPANY, N.J., April 12, 2013

Evonik Corporation, one of the world’s leading specialty chemicals companies, today announced an extension of its contract with Georgia-based distribution company Lintech International LLC to expand distribution of its Coatings & Adhesive Resins Business Line product, DEGALAN®, to customers on the West Coast.

“This new agreement will greatly increase our reach to the western United States,” said Cornelia Borgmann, vice president of Evonik Corporation’s Coatings & Adhesive Resins Business Line. “We have been working with Lintech International for more than 10 years. They have proved to be reliable and provide high quality distribution services to us. We are very happy to extend this agreement knowing our customers will receive excellent service and a seamless transition.”

This change in distribution will only affect existing West Coast accounts that are currently purchasing DEGALAN®.

Evonik’s Coatings & Adhesive Resins Business Line produces specialty designed polymers. These are mainly used in coatings for metal packaging, protective coatings and inks. In addition, it supplies the adhesive industry with polymers for melt adhesives, and sealants which are marketed, to the automotive and packaging industries.

For additional information about Evonik in North America, please visit our website: www.evonik.com/north-america. Please visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/EvonikNorthAmerica. Follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/EvonikN_America.

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    Evonik, the creative industrial group from Germany, is one of the world leaders
    in specialty chemicals. Profitable growth and a sustained increase in the value of the company form the heart of Evonik’s corporate strategy. Its activities focus on the key megatrends health, nutrition, resource efficiency and globalization. Evonik benefits specifically from its innovative prowess and integrated technology platforms.

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