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Personal Care
July 15, 2009

Evonik Expands Partnership with Glenn Corporation into Southeastern US

Evonik Goldschmidt Corporation, Hopewell, VA (USA) has selected Glenn Corporation, a leading Midwest and Southeast specialty chemical distributor

Evonik has selected Glenn Corporation as their exclusive distributor of the unique and comprehensive range of organic and silicone-based specialty ingredients by Evonik for the personal care industry. States included will be Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina and West Virginia. The new agreement further expands the current arrangement from 17 states in the Midwest to 22 states with the inclusion of these Southeastern states.

“The expanded agreement demonstrates the continued confidence that both our organizations have in each other as we remain very bullish in Evonik’s ability to innovate and bring new products to the industry” said Hank DeWolf, CEO of Glenn Corporation.

Glenn Corporation will begin to proactively contact customers to make them aware of Evonik products. To purchase material, customers may contact Glenn Corp via telephone at +1-888-453-6267. Prospective customers can receive immediate technical and sales support by contacting Cecelia McGough, Glenn Corp Southeast Sales Executive at +1-704-807-0877 or email at cmcgough@glenncorp.com.
For information concerning Evonik Goldschmidt Corp. please contact Carla Huffman at +1 804 452 5623, carla.huffman@evonik.com.

About Evonik

Evonik Industries is the creative industrial group from Germany which operates in three business areas: Chemicals, Energy and Real Estate. Evonik is a global leader in specialty chemicals, an expert in power generation from hard coal and renewable energies, and one of the largest private residential real estate companies in Germany. Our strengths are creativity, specialization, continuous self-renewal, and reliability. Evonik is active in over 100 countries around the world. In its fiscal year 2008 about 41,000 employees generated sales of about €15.9 billion and an operating profit EBITDA of about €2.2 billion.

About Glenn Corporation

Glenn Corporation, established in 1980, is a supplier of innovative specialty chemicals to the Personal Care and HI&I markets located in the Midwest and Southeast. Glenn has partnered with the leading producers of specialty chemicals to these markets and works closely with our customer to be an integral part of their R&D efforts. With an unyielding commitment to quality and responsibility, every employee at Glenn Corporation works to ensure an innovative and successful future for our customers and our company.

Disclaimer

In so far as forecasts or expectations are expressed in this press release or where our statements concern the future, these forecasts, expectations or statements may involve known or unknown risks and uncertainties. Actual results or developments may vary, depending on changes in the operating environment. Neither Evonik Industries AG nor its group companies assume an obligation to update the forecasts, expectations or statements contained in this release.