Functional Materials & Solutions

Segment Functional Materials & Solutions (photo)

In the Functional Materials & Solutions segment, we bundle system solutions, services and innovative products for specific sectors and customers, especially the automotive, electrical, chemical and construction industries, as well as for household applications and sports and leisure. Our portfolio comprises catalysts, battery materials, engineering plastics, polyurethane systems, automotive and industrial coatings and concrete admixtures as well as construction systems like tile adhesives and decorative paints.

Key data Functional Materials & Solutions (in million €)

 

 

2014

2013

Change in %

Sales

 

17,725

17,252

2.7

Thereof Catalysts

 

6,135

5,708

7.5

Construction Chemicals

 

2,060

2,120

(2.8)

Coatings

 

2,984

2,927

1.9

Performance Materials

 

6,546

6,497

0.8

EBITDA

 

1,678

1,498

12.0

Income from operations before special items

 

1,197

1,070

11.9

Income from operations (EBIT)

 

1,150

1,027

12.0