On 31th October Evonik Industries, headquartered in Essen (Germany), completed the acquisition of Porphyrio NV. Porphyrio NV, a leading provider of cloud based intelligent data management software for the poultry industry, will remain a separate company within the Evonik Animal nutrition Business.
The ownership of Evonik will bring significant benefits to Porphyrio’s customers with access to a much wider range of specialist products and services, including data- and knowledge-based recommendations for feed composition and sustainable diets in animal farming.
Evonik is one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals. The focus on more specialty businesses, customer-orientated innovative prowess and a trustful and performance-oriented corporate culture form the heart of Evonik’s corporate strategy. They are the lever for profitable growth and a sustained increase in the value of the company. Evonik benefits specifically from its customer proximity and leading market positions. Evonik is active in over 100 countries around the world with more than 36,000 employees. In fiscal 2017, the enterprise generated sales of €14.4 billion and an operating profit (adjusted EBITDA) of €2.36 billion.
About Nutrition & Care
The Nutrition & Care segment is led by Evonik Nutrition & Care GmbH and contributes to fulfilling basic human needs. That includes applications for everyday consumer goods as well as animal nutrition and health care. This segment employed about 8,250 employees, and generated sales of around €4.5 billion in 2017.