Innovative pharmaceutical formulation and synthesis

DKSH is your leading global distributor of innovative pharmaceutical ingredients for pharmaceutical synthesis and formulation.

Our functional products enhance your product performance and have a wide range of applications. From Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) to excipients, intermediates to nutraceuticals, and animal care solutions to packaging materials, you can benefit from our product portfolio.

Our range of tailored value-added services can support you to increase your market potential. From regulatory support and consulting to sourcing new and hard-to-find ingredients; from innovation and formulation capabilities to marketing intelligence solutions – you can gain from our integrated one-stop approach.

Products Choose your market segment and explore our innovative pharmaceutical ingredients:


Our innovative API portfolio includes:

  • Anti-cancer
  • Anaesthetics
  • Central nervous system (CNS)
  • Generic drugs
  • Final dosage forms
  • Plant extracts
  • Green shell mussel powder
  • Antibiotics
  • Hormones



Our innovative excipients portfolio includes:

  • Binders
  • Disintegrants
  • Lubricants
  • Fillers
  • Taste masker
  • Aromas
  • Sweeteners
  • In-house film coating (white and clear)
  • Premixes for color coating/decorative coating and branding
  • Enteric coating



Our innovative pharmaceutical synthesis portfolio includes:

  • Tailor-made intermediates
  • Intermediates
  • Process chemicals
  • Solvents
  • Protecting agents
  • Coupling agents
  • Building blocks


DKSH Discover : our online products catalog Innovative ingredients and specialty chemicals at your digital fingertips


Are you looking for a more convenient and accessible solution to source your specialty chemicals and ingredients? Well now you can access the vast range of products from DKSH Performance Materials 24/7!

Explore our brand new customer portal: DKSH Discover, a digital platform for specialty chemicals and ingredients for the food and beverage, personal care, pharmaceutical and specialty chemicals industries!

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As a leading Market Expansion Services provider, distribution and logistics are the essence of our business. We also provide financing, sales and marketing to complete our core service offering. You additionally benefit from a range of tailored value-added services to support your growing needs including:

Innovation & Formulation

Innovation & Formulation

Innovation & Formulation

We develop cutting-edge products and formulations from our network of 18 state-of-the-art food and beverage innovation centers. We generate ideas, ensure compliance and provide technical training to increase market coverage for our clients. Our business partners benefit from a range of tailor-made solutions that reduce time to market and increase competitive advantage.

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We provide instant access to markets around the world, including the major chemical producing countries. Our comprehensive network of over 60 sourcing specialists procures hard-to-find ingredients and chemicals and identifies reliable alternative sources for specific quality, price, quantity and delivery needs. We also act as an early trend scout to share knowledge of latest developments and technologies, ensuring our business partners remain one step ahead.

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The regulatory landscape around the world is far from homogeneous. It is becoming increasingly complex as many countries introduce new systems and certification schemes to safeguard their economies. Keeping abreast of these changes can become very time-consuming for companies looking to expand in different markets. Our network of on-the-ground regulatory specialists have a deep understanding of regulatory environments and provide a range of support services to ensure our business partners are compliant.

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Our Digital team supports you to drive business growth through digital transformation.

Through an integrated network of digital systems, DKSH embraces operational agility and applies advanced analytics to better understand industry trends and the needs of its customers.

DKSH supports its business partners to market and sell their products through an omni-channel approach involving digital marketing automation, industry-specialized marketplaces and DKSH Discover, a portal for specialty chemicals and ingredients.

All of these services combined enable DKSH’s business partners to stay ahead and remain competitive.

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Success stories

We have helped many business partners to succeed in markets around the world. Learn how we've supported them in the pharmaceutical industry.


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