Quanzhou, Fujian – Covestro opened its third online store in China in June. Customers will be able to use distributor Silan's Aperfect supply chain management app.
The app is a one-stop portal for services for the footwear industry. Covestro is offering its T80 grade of TDI on the app.
Local clients can make orders and inquiries 24/7 and apply for low-interest loans from Silan, said Covestro’s press release.
This is the third online store Covestro opened, following its own flagship Covestro Direct Store and one on Alibaba’s e-commerce site 1688.com.
Silan started working with Covestro over 20 years ago. ‘Our cooperation has been iterating in different stages with continuous innovation and development since the last century. [It ranges] from hazardous chemical logistics to sustainable development and digitalisation,’ said Silan chairman Ding Zongyin.
‘China is the bellwether in the global digitalization area... Covestro hopes to seize this digital opportunity and lead in value and innovation in both the local and global chemical industry,’ said John Dou. Dou is vice president of PUR Commercial Operation Great China at Covestro.
Silan was set up in 1986 and headquartered in Quanzhou, Fujian. It also has a polyurethane leather subsidiary, Lanfeng Leather, with 30,000 km/year capacity.