Evonik´s Antwerp site is located in the Belgian region of Flanders. With some 460,000 residents, Antwerp is a major seaport and the capital of the Antwerp Province.
The chemical site is home to twelve production units belonging to four Evonik business units. In addition to Coatings & Additives, the site includes production facilities shared by Inorganic Materials, Industrial Chemicals, and Health & Nutrition. Antwerp is one of Evonik Industries´ largest multi-user sites. The 109-hectare area was built in 1968 and is located on an artificial island between the Schelde River and the port of Antwerp, Europe’s second-largest industrial port.
At the site the Crosslinkers business line operates units for the manufacture of VESTASOL® as well as VESTAMIN® products.
Antwerp is a key hub in the Western European pipeline network, not just for Evonik but also for the entire chemical industry. A large number of chemical base materials are transported via more than 100 pipelines in the Antwerp metropolitan area, with a total length of more than 350 kilometers, convey a large number of chemical base materials. Many other large petrochemical companies are located in the Antwerp site, making it the world’s second-largest chemical production site after Houston, Texas.