Find out why purple is the new green by visiting Evonik at UTECH Europe 2024 in Maastricht, Netherlands, April 23-25.
Find out why purple is the new green by visiting Evonik at UTECH Europe 2024 in Maastricht, Netherlands, April 23-25.
Press release
April 19, 2024

Evonik presents its latest solutions for the polyurethane markets at UTECH Europe 2024

  • Portfolio transformation to Next Gen sustainable additive solutions based on renewable raw materials
  • Global amine platform now running on green electricity
  • Continued roll out of TEGO® RISE software to flex foam customers

Evonik will showcase its latest solutions for the polyurethane industry at its tradeshow booth E15 and during five technical paper presentations at UTECH Europe 2024, in Maastricht, Netherlands April 23-25. Held every three years, UTECH Europe is the leading international event for the global polyurethanes industry. It offers an ideal platform to highlight Evonik’s market leading additives portfolio and its deep understanding of polyurethane chemistry and markets with customers and partners.

“We pride ourselves on being the home of sustainable polyurethanes and developing solutions that meet our customers’ evolving needs, like our additives based on renewable raw materials. Our TEGO® RISE software is helping our flex foam customers improve quality and lower scrap rates. We have also just converted our entire global amines production platform to run on green electricity,” said Roberto Vila-Keller, Head of the Comfort & Insulation business line. “Our focus has always been on building close relationships, so we are looking forward to meeting with customers again at this year’s UTECH.”

Evonik’s key innovation highlights at UTECH 2024 include:

  • New TEGOSTAB® surfactants for rigid and flexible polyurethane applications based on renewable feedstocks and fully traceable supply chains following Essen, Germany site’s ISCC Plus certification.
  • UTECH Award finalist, TEGO® RISE innovative software that combines production line parameters, chemical know-how and data science to improve quality and reduce scrap rates, by simulating key production criteria ahead of production. It also supports the introduction of new formulations and reduces the time needed to adopt new technologies, helps with cost calculations and inventory management.
  • Evonik’s advanced polyurethane additives for electric vehicle batteries, encompassing a variety of products under POLYCAT® SA, TEGOSTAB® B and KOSMOS® brands. The applications include structural adhesives, sealants, cushion pads for pouch-type cells, potting resin for cylindrical-type cells, thermal interface material and gap fillers.

Running in parallel to the exhibition, the UTECH conference highlights the most important topics impacting the industry. From updates on regulatory changes, to breakthrough technologies, Evonik is strongly represented throughout the three-day conference with these five presentations:

  • Dispersing agents for solid materials

Speaker: Dr. Martin Glos

Tuesday 23rd April, 5.30pm – 5.45pm

Auditorium two

  • Improving HR foam quality with a novel crosslinker

Speaker: Dr. Daniela Hermann

Wednesday 24th April, 12.45pm – 1pm

Auditorium one

  • Advances in sustainable polyurethane CASE applications

Speaker: Christian Brandl

Wednesday 25th April, 2.30pm – 2.45pm

Auditorium one

  • Polyurethane additive solutions for EV batteries

Speaker: Michael Klostermann

Wednesday 25th April, 3.15pm – 3.30pm

Auditorium one

  • Improving automotive cabin air quality with negligible emission amine catalysts

Speaker: Dr. Felix Muehlhaus

Thursday 25th April, 12.15pm - 12.30pm

Auditorium one


As a leading partner to the polyurethane industry, Evonik provides formulators with a wide array of advanced technologies. Its broad additives toolbox is made up of catalysts, surfactants, curatives, performance additives and release agents, under leading brand names such as TEGOSTAB®, POLYCAT®, DABCO®, GORAPUR®, ORTEGOL®, and VERSALINK®. An increasing number of these products now offer Low Carbon Footprint LCF options that will be showcased at the show.

For more information about Evonik at UTECH please visit

About Evonik

Evonik is one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals. The company is active in more than 100 countries around the world and generated sales of €15.3 billion and an operating profit (adjusted EBITDA) of €1.66 billion in 2023. Evonik goes far beyond chemistry to create innovative, profitable, and sustainable solutions for customers. More than 33,000 employees work together for a common purpose: We want to improve life today and tomorrow.

About Specialty Additives 

The Specialty Additives division combines the businesses of versatile additives and high-performance crosslinkers. They make end products more valuable, more durable, save more energy and simply better. As formulation experts in fast growing markets such as coatings, mobility, infrastructure and consumer goods, Specialty Additives combines a small amount with a big effect. With its 3,500 employees the division generated sales of €3.52 billion in 2023.


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