About Tantech

For over 17 years, we have devoted our energy and our competencies solely to research, develop and manufacture of environmentally friendly Fast-moving consumer goods. All our research is based only on bamboo charcoal resources. This gives us a unique opportunity to build an environmentally brighter future.

Our mission

We take care of our products but also of the world.

Our mission is to constantly improve our technology to always develop greener and environmentally friendly products based on bamboo charcoal that satisfies the society needs.


Our vision

We aim to become the worldwide leader in our sector.


Values & principles

At Tantech, we are all inspired by a vision of a greener and healthier world. We invest in research and development to find newer ways to implement bamboo charcoal into low carbon energy products. We believe that as a company, it’s our duty to provide quality green products to create a healthier world.



Passion for green, passion for achievement. Each individual team member is determined to always find new and better ways make lower carbon energy products.



As a company and as individuals we’re all accountable for our impact on the world. We all take ownership and responsibility to create a greener, brighter and healthier future.



Dare to be different, dare to change. We try to implement new ideas and new approaches in our products to help consumers around the world.



Integrity is a guideline for doing the right thing for the long-term success of Tantech. It defines how we behave wherever we are, whoever we are with. Integrity lies at the heart of our corporate responsibility commitments.


One Team

One world, one Team. Whatever the strength of an individual, a team will always accomplish more. Working in a good team makes us become the best version of ourselves, bringing more creativity and energy each and every day.


Our Strategy

By continuing to invest in research and development we will produce more products, efficiently and in innovative ways, helping to meet the expected rise in demand while working towards a lower carbon future.



Zhejiang Tantech Bamboo Technology Co., Ltd. was established in October 2002. It is a leading high-tech enterprise, specializing in the R&D, manufacturing and sales of bamboo charcoal products for use as air purification products, deodorizer and bamboo vinegar.In 2017, Tantech acquired a controlling equity interest in Suzhou E-Motors and began it’s business in electric vehicles manufacturing and sales.

The company was founded in the rapidly developing city of Lishui, Zhejiang Province, in Southeast China, which contains one of China’s largest areas of bamboo forestland. The company possesses three large factories. Two of them in Lishui, the first is located in Tianning Industrial District, with a total land area of 4.13 acres,the second is located in Shuige industrial district,with a total land area of 9.67 acres.The third is located in Zhang Jia Gang City, Jiangsu Province, with a total land area of 10.9 acres.

Tantech has undertaken and completed nearly 20 national, provincial and municipal scientific research projects. The Company also has participated in the development of three national scientific standards and has been awarded with the National Science and Technology Award. The Company possesses more than 30 patents. It also possesses the ISO: 9001 certificate, the ISO: 14000 Certificate, as well as the China Ministry of Agriculture Organic Product Certification. All of which have helped the company take a leading position in the charcoal materials industry and sustain key competitive advantages.

Tantech’s R&D department is led by science and engineering professionals with strong academic backgrounds and decades of experience. The Company continues to invest heavily in its R&D in order to elevate itself in the Charcoal Doctor products and special new energy vehicles.

The company has established a developed sales and logistics network. Its products are sold in supermarkets, such as Wal-Mart and Carrefour throughout China. Additionally, these products are sold internationally in all parts of the world, including the U.S., Japan, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, Europe and the Middle East.

Tantech maintains key relationships with local governments, academic institutions, local banks and forestry associations in order to sustain itself as a major industry player. Additionally, the Company has crucial relationships with bamboo suppliers, ensuring low prices and high quality of raw materials.

Tantech’s development goal is to constantly adhere to green and environmentally conscious development and to sharpen its technological base in order to expand its domestic and global market share, allowing Tantech to become the leading global enterprise  both in the bamboo charcoal and special new energy vehicles industry.