The Marl Chemical Park
The Marl Chemical Park is one of the largest chemical sites in Germany and boasts excellent connections to the European road, rail, and waterway infrastructure. The site covers an area of more than six square kilometers and provides around 10,000 jobs.
Operated by Evonik, one of the world’s leading specialty chemical companies, the Marl Chemical Park is also Evonik’s largest production location. In addition to Evonik, its subsidiaries, and its affiliates, twelve other companies have operations in the Chemical Park.
The roughly 100 production plants are linked in a tightly integrated material and energy network and are, for the most part, operated around the clock. Every year, over four million metric tons of products start their journey here on their way to destinations throughout the world.
The energy requirements of the Marl Chemical Park are met by generating electricity and steam (combined heat and power) at two on-site gas-fired power plants and one on-site coal-fired plant.
Facts and figures for the Marl Chemical Park
Area: 6 square kilometers
Road network: 55 kilometers
Railway network: 100 kilometers
Pipe bridges: 30 kilometers
Piping: 1,200 kilometers
Canal network: 70 kilometers
2 sewage treatment plants
3 power plants
Approx. 900 buildings
Approx. 100 production plants
Output: approx. 4.4 million metric tons of product/year