Evonik Industries AG is a holding company, which engages in the manufacture of specialty chemical products. It operates through the following segments: Nutrition and Care, Resource Efficiency, Performance Materials, and Services. The Nutrition and Care segment includes specialty chemicals for consumer goods for daily needs, animal nutrition, and healthcare products. The Resource Efficiency segment supplies materials and specialty additives for environment-friendly and energy-efficient system solutions for the automotive, paints, coatings, adhesives, construction industries, and other sectors. The Performance Materials segment produces polymer materials and intermediates, mainly for the rubber, plastics, and agriculture industries. The Services segment comprises site services, process technology, and administrative services. The company was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Essen, Germany.