DKSH expands distribution agreement with Ashland to Australia November 26, 2020


			
				DKSH expands distribution agreement with Ashland to Australia

DKSH further strengthens its regional footprint in Asia Pacific by entering into an exclusive distribution agreement with Ashland for Australia.

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DKSH expands distribution agreement with Ashland to Australia

DKSH further strengthens its regional footprint in Asia Pacific by entering into an exclusive distribution agreement with Ashland for Australia.

Melbourne, November 26, 2020 – DKSH’s Business Unit Performance Materials will exclusively provide marketing and sales, distribution and logistics as well as key customer management for the complete range of Ashland and ISP care specialties’s personal care and home care products in Australia.

 

Ashland and ISP care specialties are used in a diverse range of applications for the hair-, skin-, oral- and home care market segments.

 

Ashland is one of the world’s leading specialty chemicals companies and partners with DKSH across many industries and markets around the world. For the personal care industry, DKSH provides Market Expansion Services to Ashland in India, Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines.

 

DKSH was once again entrusted to grow Ashland’s business thanks to DKSH’s extensive distribution network and proven track record as a strategic partner in many key Asian and European markets.

 

“World-class service to customers is one of the most important values for Ashland. We are excited to partner with the DKSH Australia team to penetrate Ashland’s advanced technology and solutions to Australia’s personal care and H&H market, which will enforce our market position with great customer intimacy,” said William Zhao, General manager, Personal Care and Household, Asia Pacific, Ashland.

 

Roland Kraut, Vice President Global Personal Care Industry, DKSH, added: “We are delighted to further expand Ashland in one of our key markets in Asia Pacific. Following our acquisition of specialty chemicals distributor Axieo this year, DKSH is even better equipped to drive growth for Ashland’s portfolio in Australia. We see many great synergistic opportunities and very much look forward to building on our already great relationship with Ashland.”