Strong demand for Evonik membranes sees plant expansion


Leading gas separation membrane manufacturer Evonik is to construct a new hollow fibre spinning plant following the burgeoning demand for its SEPURAN membranes.

Evonik will build its new plant at its Austrian site in Schörfling am Attersee.

The new plant follows the construction of the production line started by Evonik in 2017 and will receive an undisclosed double-digit million Euro sum investment, which will come on stream in quarter one of 2023.

Mentioning that the additional production capacities allowing the company to secure its growth targets, Goetz Baumgarten, Head of the Membranes Innovation Growth Field, Evonik, also said, “Having developed and established the biogas industry in close cooperation with our partners, we are establishing our SEPURAN membranes as the new standard for efficient gas separation in demanding nitrogen, hydrogen and natural gas applications.”

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