DKSH enters exclusive distribution agreement with ddchem for the Nordic and Baltic region August 28, 2020


			
				DKSH enters exclusive distribution agreement with ddchem for the Nordic and Baltic region

DKSH has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with ddchem, the leading Italy-based producer of hardeners for epoxy systems and hot melt polyamides. DKSH will provide ddchem’s products in the Nordic and Baltic region.

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DKSH enters exclusive distribution agreement with ddchem for the Nordic and Baltic region

DKSH has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with ddchem, the leading Italy-based producer of hardeners for epoxy systems and hot melt polyamides. DKSH will provide ddchem’s products in the Nordic and Baltic region.

Zurich, August 28, 2020 – DKSH’s Business Unit Performance Materials has become a key distribution partner for ddchem in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Under the agreement, DKSH will provide marketing and sales, inventory, business development as well as distribution and logistics for ddchem.

 

The product portfolio of ddchem covers hardeners and curing agents for epoxy systems and non-reactive polyamide resins for printing inks and adhesives. The products can be used in a wide range of applications, including protective coatings, inks, adhesives and construction (flooring). They are particularly appealing to companies producing solutions for epoxy resins, flexo inks and hot melt adhesives.

 

DKSH first partnered with ddchem in China, the Philippines and Thailand in 2017. Building on a successful foundation, ddchem once again chose DKSH as its exclusive distribution partner in Spain, Portugal and APAC in April, 2020. DKSH supports ddchem’s expansion to the Nordic and Baltic region through its specialized and experienced marketing and sales force, extensive knowledge of the market segments in the region and through technical capabilities based on its global network of 46 innovation centers.

 

Dino Sprea, Owner, ddchem, commented: “We are very proud to have signed this agreement with such an important multinational distribution company in the global market. We have already been collaborating with DKSH for some years and are convinced that they are the right partner to bring our Italian excellence to the world.”

 

Ramon J. Viñas, Vice President Global Specialty Chemicals Industry, DKSH, added: “We are delighted to further strengthen our partnership with ddchem and expand their footprint to the Nordic and Baltic region. The high-quality specialty chemicals ddchem produces complement our existing portfolio of epoxy systems for coatings and construction and provide unique chemistry for inks and adhesives applications for our large manufacturing customer base. We look forward to continuing our successful partnership with ddchem. ”