DKSH Business Line Specialty Chemicals Industry is a leading chemical distributor and global provider of Market Expansion Services for business partners in the graphics, electronics, paints and coatings, polymers, fibers and adhesives and industrial specialties industries.
We provide specialty chemicals to manufacturers in the paints, coatings, inks, polymers, engineering plastics, adhesives, rubber, agrochemical, petrochemical, packaging, graphics, technical film and other specialty industries.
We help our customers to develop new innovative products and applications in collaboration with our valuable suppliers and our team of specialized staff.
With our long-standing business contacts and strategic market insight, we develop new and alternative sources for innovative high-performance specialty chemicals that help drive your business success. Through our comprehensive global network, which gives instant access to markets around the world, we provide responsible and traceable sourcing of hard-to-find specialty raw materials, chemicals and products.
We provide specialty chemicals to manufacturers in the following sectors of the specialty chemicals industry:
In the graphics area we provide products and services for printing plates (including computer-to-plate), ink-jet receptive media for paper and plastic substrate, specialty inks, and products for photographic applications.
For the electronics industry we offer products and services for IC photo resists and color filter resists, printed circuit boards, liquid crystal intermediates for liquid crystal production, optical films for printed electronics and photovoltaic applications.
Our offering for the film coating industry includes hightech films, packaging, and lamination, environmentally friendly products, and ID and security applications. We help our business partners find the correct, most innovative materials, while flexibly sourcing worldwide to ensure best value.
We offer the following products for film coating:
Specialty Chemicals is also involved in the petrochemical , fine chemical, construction, plant protection and pest control, catalyst, water treatment, and ceramics industries.
Our Paints & Coatings Industry team is a technical marketing and sales force that provides key raw materials and ideas to help drive technology forward. By sourcing new raw materials and low-cost alternatives we help our business partners to stay competitive. We are industry experts for products and services for adhesion promoters, high-performance resins and special-effect additives, and cater to the automotive and industrial paints, and decorative and architectural paints industries, among others.
Polymers, Fibers & Adhesives offers a wide range of products and services for the formulation of adhesives and sealants, master batches, compounds, engineering plastics and rubbers. In addition to this, we source and supply intermediates for resin manufacturing, and offer a range of materials for the production of artificial leather, fibers and textiles, as well as films for industry applications.
DKSH is the one-stop-shop for specialty chemicals, food and beverage, pharmaceutical and personal care companies looking to grow their business worldwide. Our vast and constantly growing global geographic reach – prime focus being on Asia, Europe and North America – means that we speak the local languages and understand the local business environments.
We offer tailored services that create new opportunities for clients and customers including:
With access to more than 70 markets worldwide and with deep industry expertise, we offer the perfect mix of cost-effectiveness, quality and dependable supply. At the same time, we ensure compliance with safety and environmental regulations.
Our Business Unit Performance Material's application and quality control laboratories help you to innovate for growth by generating new ideas and breakthrough products. To guarantee compliance with Japanese regulations we closely work with our suppliers and sourcing offices to make sure that all levels of quality and safety requirements are met from the start.
We develop market access strategies and turn ideas into success. We innovate new marketing ideas and concepts and create new market opportunities for existing specialty chemicals and food ingredients, in accordance with local regulations.
We provide exceptional distribution opportunities for chemical producers around the world, and especially in Asia, through our vast and constantly expanding global footprint.
We also offer a complete inbound logistics service for raw materials with just-in-time delivery and customized repackaging, including quality assurance, safety and compliance with industry regulations.
We care about new products and accompany them all the way.