Athlon Solutions and Evonik Industries Partner Up to Boost Refining and Petrochemical Capabilities

Oct 7 2016 – An agreement with Evonik Industries complements Athlon Solutions’ water and process treating capabilities with a globally-proven product line and technical support network.

“Evonik better positions us to serve our customers with a proven product line to address their petrochemical challenges,” said Matt Forcey, Marketing VP at Athlon Solutions. “With Evonik’s global presence, it also give us access to technical experts that have likely seen the challenges that our customers in the domestic U.S. market are facing.”
Dr. Frank Kraushaar, Vice President of Evonik’s Polymer Additives, said “the combination of Athlon's excellence in serving customer needs and Evonik's SiYProTM performance additive solutions will create a unique force in the North American petrochemical industry”.
Under the agreement, Athlon Solutions is the distributor of Evonik’s products and provides customers in the U.S., Canada and Mexico with day-to-day account management, service (including engineering and technical support) and reporting. Evonik provide its specialty chemicals and backs up Athlon Solutions with technical support. 

Product Line and Applications

Evonik’s SiYProTM (Simplify Your Process) product line is proven on a global scale. The German-based specialty-chemical company’s performance additives product line is from its Performance Materials segment. The primary applications for these products are:

  • Primary fractionator antifoulant
  • Quench water antifoulant
  • Quench water corrosion inhibitor
  • Compressor antifoulant
  • Compressor corrosion inhibitor
  • Caustic tower antifoulant
  • Distillation antifoulant
  • Crude C4 stabilizer
  • Pygas stabilizer
  • Butadiene extraction antifoulant
  • Butadiene extraction antifoam
  • Butadiene purification antifoulant

About Athlon Solutions and Evonik Industries

Athlon Solutions provides industrial water, process and finished fuel additive chemicals and services to the Refining, Petrochemical, Fertilizer, Chemical and Power industries. With more than 60 years of history in process fouling, corrosion control, desalting and industrial water treating, Athlon Solutions offers an experienced engineering-based approach to address customer challenges.

Company information

Evonik, the creative industrial group from Germany, is one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals. Profitable growth and a sustained increase in the value of the company form the heart of Evonik’s corporate strategy. Its activities focus on the key megatrends health, nutrition, resource efficiency and globalization. Evonik benefits specifically from its innovative prowess and integrated technology platforms.

Evonik is active in over 100 countries around the world. In fiscal 2015 more than 33,500 employees generated sales of around €13.5 billion and an operating profit (adjusted EBITDA) of about €2.47 billion.


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