Press release
August 10, 2018

TEGO® Dispers 679 – High-performance, cost-effective dispersant for solventborne general industrial coatings

TEGO® Dispers 679 is a new dispersant specially developed for the solventborne general industrial coatings market.

It is a high-performance, cost-effective dispersing additive for all types of pigments (incl. organic, inorganic, titanium dioxide and carbon black), thus reducing the number of dispersing additives needed.

It provides good viscosity reduction and stable viscosity performance; these are important properties to have for the successful production of pigment concentrates. The additive can also be used in direct grind formulation.

In addition, TEGO® Dispers 679 has broad compatibility with most of the resin systems used in general industrial applications.

A true all-rounder, TEGO® Dispers 679 provides good color stability and color strength for almost all types of pigments and resin systems in the general industrial applications.

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 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.


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.