EVONIK INDUSTRIES is an international corporation based in Germany with a workforce of over 33,500 employees worldwide. Evonik Industries is committed to chemistry that affords everyone the opportunity to live a healthy, happy and productive life.
As part of Evonik Industries Consumer Specialties Business Unit and Baby Care Business Line, Evonik Corporation manufactures super absorbent polymers that are used in a variety of applications from consumer goods to agricultural products. The use of super absorbent in diapers helps keep babies dry and comfortable. The polymer is used in agriculture as a soil enhancer and in the cable industry.
Air emissions in 2015 was approximately 7,422 pounds. In 2015, Evonik Corporation maintained the dual certification in ISO 14001 and Responsible Care® 14001. In league with our ESHQ Policy, a company-wide initiative to reduce Evonik’s environmental impact from 2012 - 2020 is well underway at the Garyville site. Based on our environmental performance in 2015 we have reduced emissions 4.4% compared to 2012. We will continue to investigate and implement more efficient ways to operate our processes in order to reduce our environmental footprint.
Safe production has always been an Evonik priority. We worked all of 2015 with zero (0) recordable injuries and have experienced no lost time injuries since 2007. In addition to a robust program that focuses on the recognition of everyday safety activities, employees are involved in safety teams, training, inspections and audits to help improve plant safety.
Evonik Corporation has 82 full time employees and a contractor workforce ranging from 70 to 75 contractor employees. 51% of Evonik employees live in St. John the Baptist and St. James Parishes. Evonik Corporation and all employees are committed to the local community and look forward to continued growth, prosperity and community involvement.
Please explore http://corporate.evonik.com/en/responsibility/corporate-values/pages/default.aspx regarding their values and to download Evonik Corporation’s positions, goals and attitudes.