Press release
December 6, 2018

Evonik opens new office in Pakistan

  • The new Pakistan office will strengthen Evonik’s local presence, leveraging on market opportunities 
  • Evonik to continue building closer relationships with Pakistani customers

Evonik, one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals, inaugurated its new office in Pakistan on December 4, 2018. The legal entity was established to support the company’s strategic and long-term growth plans in the country.

Located in the megacity of Karachi, the new office represents another important milestone for Evonik since its first representative office was opened in the country in 2004. Tapping into Pakistan’s emerging and dynamic business landscape, the company will focus on strengthening its local presence as well as expanding capabilities for its various business lines including Animal Nutrition, Silica, Oil Additives, Health Care, Personal Care and Interface & Performance.

“With our dedicated local sales and business development team, we are now even better positioned to serving our customers. At the same time, we remain committed to contributing to Pakistan’s economic development through our innovative, sustainable solutions,” said Peter Meinshausen, Regional President of Evonik Asia Pacific South during the opening ceremony. “Over the past decade, we have built strong relationships with our customer base here. We see a lot of potential in several areas and setting up a full-fledged entity in Pakistan is a logical step in our growth strategy.”

Evonik Pakistan is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Evonik Industries. Active in over 100 countries around the world, Evonik has a strong product portfolio for multiple industry applications including but not limited to Health Care, Animal Nutrition, Resource Efficiency, and Performance Materials.

Caption: (L to R) Peter Meinshausen, President, Evonik Asia Pacific South; Waqar Alam, Managing Director, Evonik Pakistan Pvt Ltd; Eugen Wollfarth, Consul General of Germany, Karachi; Asif Sheikh, Vice President, Karachi Chamber of Commerce.

Company information

Evonik is one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals. The focus on more specialty businesses, customer-orientated innovative prowess and a trustful and performance-oriented corporate culture form the heart of Evonik’s corporate strategy. They are the lever for profitable growth and a sustained increase in the value of the company. Evonik benefits specifically from its customer proximity and leading market positions. Evonik is active in over 100 countries around the world with more than 36,000 employees. In fiscal 2017, the enterprise generated sales of €14.4 billion and an operating profit (adjusted EBITDA) of €2.36 billion.

Evonik Asia Pacific South

Headquartered in Singapore, Evonik is present in the Asia Pacific South region with production sites, sales offices, innovation and technical service centers located in Australia, Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. With more than 1,800 employees in the region, the company steadily grows its footprint in Asia Pacific South by expanding its regional operations in response to the growing demand. Evonik Industries has been establishing customer relationships and importing a broad range of products in the Asia Pacific South region since the 1920’s.


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