DKSH grows US footprint

DKSH grows US footprint

Asia-focused company is strengthening its presence in the U.S. personal care industry with new distribution agreements and expansion in the Midwest.

DKSH Business Unit Performance Materials, a leading specialty chemicals distributor announces considerable growth in the personal care industry in the U.S. with important new partnerships and the expansion of its sales force.

Clariant, one of the world’s leading specialty chemical companies based in Switzerland, and DKSH recently decided to expand their existing collaboration in Asia and join forces in the U.S., where DKSH provides Market Expansion Services for Clariant’s Business Unit Industrial & Consumer Specialties, which includes preservatives, surfactants, rheology modifiers and polymers. These products are used in a broad range of skin and hair care products and will be distributed by DKSH throughout the Midwestern U.S.

In addition, DKSH and Bluestar Silicones, a global silicones producer with over 50 years of expertise and a comprehensive portfolio have entered into a North American alliance that includes distribution to selected key accounts and regional distribution arrangements.

IBR, a producer of proprietary, natural active ingredients for cosmetics, food and pharmaceutical products, extended the existing relationship and DKSH was appointed to distribute its specialty patent protected technological actives to a selected key account in the U.S.

With the enlargement of its product portfolio in North America, DKSH is now in an even stronger position to cater to the specific needs of the R&D departments of the American personal care industry.

In order to further strengthen the U.S. operation and focus on offering customers in the Midwest excellent value added services DKSH Performance Materials has invested in additional sales personnel.

These new partnerships will further strengthen DKSH’s market position in North America and incrementally.


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