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 June 11, 2010
Evonik: Price Increase by Carbon Black Rubber grades

 The Inorganic Materials Business Unit of Evonik Industries, Essen, is increasing prices for Carbon Black Rubber grades CORAX(r), Durex(r), ECORAX(r) & PUREX(r) by 130,-€/ton in Europe and neighboring countries.

The price increase will be effective for all deliveries on or after July 15, 2010. Evonik is one of the world's largest producer of carbon black (furnace carbon black, lamp black, and gas black).

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About Evonik

Evonik Industries is the creative industrial group from Germany. In our core business of specialty chemicals, we are a global leader. In addition, Evonik is an expert in power generation from hard coal and renewable energies, and one of the largest private residential real estate companies in Germany. Our company's performance is shaped by creativity, specialization, continuous self-renewal, and reliability.

Evonik is active in over 100 countries around the world. In its fiscal year 2009 about 39,000 employees generated sales of about €13.1 billion and an operating profit (EBITDA) of about €2.0 billion.