Press release
Oil Additives
Horsham, PA, USA, April 16, 2019


Evonik will exhibit at the STLE Annual Meeting & Exhibition – stand #301, May 19-23, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee – featuring a ‘Pine Derby Race’ where attendees can customize a car and feel the power of Evonik’s oil additives first hand.

“Additive technology is very familiar to our customers, and now they’ll have an interactive way to learn even more while customizing their own car,” said Vice President of Strategic Marketing of Evonik Oil Additives USA, Inc., Richard Van Sleet. “The Evonik Derby will create a fun atmosphere and an informative way for attendees to ask questions and see how Evonik’s additive technology can make a difference in real life applications.”

In addition to the stand exhibition, experts from Evonik will present seven Technical and Commercial Marketing Forum presentations focused on additive technology benefits in lubricants for various industries, including:

Monday, May 20, 2019


Novel Cost Saving Synthetic Solutions for the High-tier Industrial Gear Oil Market – David Gray, North American OEM Manager

Tuesday, May 21, 2019


A Dynamic Industry Needs Dynamic Additives – State of the Art Wetting Agents – Dr. Kai Wirz, Innovation Management Fluid Technologies


DYNAVIS® Technology Propels Mine Operators into a New Era of Operating Economics-With Higher Profits and Lower Costs – Lauren Zunner, Marketing Manager, DYNAVIS® - Americas

Wednesday, May 22, 2019


Effects of SAE 0W-20 Engine Oil Formulations in Taxi Cab Severe Field Service – Dr. JoRuetta R. Ellington, Technical Service Manager


Automatic Transmission Fluid VII Effects in Taxi Cab Field Service – Dr. JoRuetta R. Ellington, Technical Service Manager


PPD Selection for Next Generation Engine Oil Formulations – Justin Mills, Global Product Manager, Pour Point Depressants


Harvesting Benefits from the Next Generation of Agriculture Lubricant Specifications – Ricardo Gomes, Technical Service Manager

Across the event, Evonik will demonstrate that flow efficiency stands at the heart of their product technology, and the Oil Additives specialists will be available to discuss tailor-made solutions that demonstrate their ability to future proof a customer’s business in automotive and industrial lubricants.

The STLE Annual Meeting & Exhibition is the lubricants industry’s most respected venue for technical information, professional development and international networking opportunities.

For more information on Evonik, visit stand #301 while attending STLE, or visit

Company information

Evonik is one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals. The focus on more specialty businesses, customer-oriented 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 2018, the enterprise generated sales of €15 billion and an operating profit (adjusted EBITDA) of €2.6 billion.

Evonik offers a wide range of additives and synthetic base oils for the lubricant industry under its tradenames VISCOPLEX® and VISCOBASE®. VISCOPLEX® and VISCOBASE® are a trademark of Evonik Oil Additives GmbH. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.


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.