Press release
August 30, 2018

TEGOSTAB® products from Evonik available in the flagship store on Alibaba

Starting from August 28, 2018, TEGOSTAB® from Evonik Comfort & Insulation will be available in the Evonik flagship store on With this step, Evonik enables customers to order its polyurethane additives products directly online and obtain fast and convenient support.

The first two products available in the store are TEGOSTAB® B 8123 and TEGOSTAB® B 8002 and other products will follow later. TEGOSTAB® B 8123 is the state-of-the-art silicone surfactant for all flexible polyurethane foams in low densities. It provides excellent stabilization in combination with fine and regular cell structure in highly demanding foams. TEGOSTAB® B 8002 is a silicone surfactant for high density and viscoelastic applications. With its SiOC character, it is especially suitable for open cell foams which require a very broad processing latitude in combination with a low emission profile.

PU Foam additives are key components in the production of flexible PU foams. Key success characteristics are a high and stable quality to ensure defect-free foaming conditions. Evonik has over 50 years of experience in the development and production of silicone surfactant, amine and metal catalysts and performance additives. In 2017, Evonik completed the construction of its new plant for silicone surfactants in Shanghai and now operates two plants in China.

Evonik’s flagship store on went online in November, 2017, which not only diversifying the company’s sales channels, more importantly, making its solutions more accessible to the Chinese small and medium-sized customers through Alibaba e-commerce platform. A wide range of product offerings include TEGO® coating additives, PLEXIGLAS® PMMA, AEROSIL® Silica, AEROXIDE® Titanium Dioxide and MetAMINO® DL-methionine, and more products will be available to meet the needs of Chinese customers.

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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 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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