Evonik Goldschmidt Corporation, a provider of specialty surfactants to a variety of industries but with a major focus on the consumer goods market, will merge into parent company, Evonik Corporation, on January 1, 2014.
Following the merger, Evonik Goldschmidt Corporation will be fully incorporated into Evonik Corporation and no longer a separate legal entity.
“The move will support our high-quality products as well as our commitment to providing our customers with superior and sustainable solutions," said Reinhold Brand, president of Evonik Goldschmidt Corporation and senior vice president and general manager of Evonik's consumer specialties North American business unit. "This change reflects the company's long-term strategy to advance its global image," he said.
Brand noted that the company will maintain its focus on providing product innovation and industry-leading expertise.
“We want to take advantage of the well-respected Evonik brand, and will continue to focus on delivering innovative products and maximizing growth and value in the consumer care markets,“ he said.