Los Angeles Site
Evonik’s Los Angeles, Ca. site, located southeast of Downtown L.A. manufactures Epoxy Curing Agents that are used to coat structural steel, pipe, flooring and ships.
The site, which employs about 50, started production in 1966 and consists of multiple production reactors, warehousing, quality control lab and maintenance facilities.
The City of Vernon is purely an industrial city employing close to 50,000 employees. Residential population is less than 200. The plant is active in the Vernon Chamber of Commerce where the Plant Manager is on the Board of Directors. The plant interacts with the City of Vernon Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) and Hazardous Materials Response Team (HAZMAT).
The Vernon Plant makes over 250 different Epoxy Curing Agents under the trade names of Ancamine® and Ancamide®.