Press release
May 28, 2018

Evonik star product feed grade DL-methionine available in the Evonik flagship store on Alibaba

MetAMINO® and Mepron® (DL-Methionine Feed Grade) are now available on Evonik flagship store on With the access to the Alibaba online store, more small and medium-sized feed processing enterprises can learn about genuine Evonik feed additives products and obtain faster and more convenient support.

The essential amino acid methionine is among the most high-impact supplements for animals such as swine, poultry, fish, and in the right form also ruminants. Evonik has more than 60 years of experience in the production of essential amino acids and provides solutions for efficient and sustainable animal nutrition to customers in over one hundred countries around the world.

MetAMINO® is dry crystalline methionine (DLM) at purity levels exceeding 99%. Rapid and almost complete absorption guarantees its higher nutritional value. It has environmental friendly handling property. Good flowability makes it easily and consistently mixed with other feed ingredients. Safety margin therefore can be lowered leading higher profit. MetAMINO® is the ideal choice as commercial methionine source.

Mepron®, the concentrated, rumen-stable methionine source, is the key to achieving the correct amino-acid balance in dairy rations. Especially when used with Evonik’s expert support, Mepron® enables feed processing enterprises to take advantage of the ideal protein feed approach. Supplementing with Mepron® not only improves their profitability, but also helps them focus on managing food safety, animal welfare and environmental concerns.

Evonik's Alibaba flagship store was established in November 2017, which not only makes the company’s sales channels more diversified, but makes its solutions and high quality products more accessible and provides new buying experience to the small and medium-sized customers in China. Other products available in the flagship store include TEGO®, PLEXIGLAS® PMMA, AEROSIL® and AEROXIDE®, and new products are constantly added to meet Chinese customers’ demand.

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Company information

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.

Evonik’s international activities are organized into six regions. The Asia Pacific North region consists of China, Taiwan, Japan & Korea, and is headquartered in Shanghai. Sales in Asia Pacific North reached 2,158 million euros in 2017. Evonik regards China as one of the driving forces of the global economy and we consequently endeavor to grow our business here. The company now employs about 3,000 employees and has in total of 10 production sites in China.


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