The new site will be used for the production of raw materials, additives and ingredients for use in cosmetics and household items.
Evonik states that they are using the factory to increase their capacity for surfactants and esters used in the haircare and skincare industries.
In addition, an attached analytical and technical service lab will offer formulation support for personal and household care manufacturers.
Lauren Kjeldsen, business director Asia Pacific for Evonik’s personal care business line, said: “Expanding our manufacturing footprint in Asia marks another step to better serve our customers in the region.”
“The additional capacity will allow us to shorten lead times and optimize the supply chain with regional inventor.”