Evonik Industries Cuts the Ribbon on New Chemical Plant in Berkeley County
Oct 16, 2018 – Berkeley County joined industry leaders today to cut the ribbon and celebrate Evonik Industries’ new chemical plant in Goose Creek. The precipitated silica plant will supply the tire industry. The plant will result in $120 million investment and 50 new jobs.
Evonik adds to our international family, bringing a German company to Berkeley County.
Berkeley County Economic Development Director Barry Jurs spoke on behalf of the County, welcoming Evonik to the Berkeley County family, celebrating a promising future in Goose Creek. Jurs was joined by David Riley, the Senior Vice President of Global Specialty Silica, and Business Line Silica North America, Dr. Harald Schwager, Deputy Chairman representing Evonik Industries, Dr. Johannes Ohmer, Managing Director, representing Evonik Resource Efficiency, Mandy Brawley from South Carolina Department of Commerce, and Ralph Walker from Pacolet Milliken Enterprises.
Many spoke on the sustainable energy and efficient solutions offered at the plant and its tremendous innovative strength.
Welcome to Berkeley County, Evonik!
Read more about Evonik’s investment in Berkeley County here.