DKSH enters a new collaboration with Elga LabWater in Australia and New Zealand

DKSH, the leading Market Expansion Services Provider with a focus on Asia, partners with Elga LabWater to offer water purification systems for laboratories in need of constant supply of pure and ultrapure water.

June 26, 2018 – DKSH Business Unit Technology and Elga LabWater, a manufacturer of water purification systems, have agreed on a collaboration whereby DKSH will provide sales, marketing and after-sales services for Elga LabWater’s full range of products in Australia and New Zealand.

Elga LabWater specializes in providing pure and ultrapure water equipments to the world’s leading life science and healthcare customers globally. ELGA’s 80 years of innovation have included 18 patents and market firsts for bench top recirculation, EDI and PURESURE systems.

“We are glad to have found an affiliate in DKSH who not only has great regional coverage, but also the profound expertise in key market segments. We believe that DKSH is a strong partner to support our efforts to expand the markets in Australia and New Zealand”, said Ian Richardson, Global Sales Manager within Elga LabWater.

DKSH will help accelerate Elga LabWater’s growth through our omni-channel marketing approach and strong after-sales services. We are looking forward to introducing our customers to these new products and integrated solutions”, said George Technitis, General Manager, Business Unit Technology, DKSH Australia and New Zealand.

About Elga LabWater

Head quartered in United Kingdom, Elga LabWater has more than 80 years' experience dedicated to solely pioneering water purification systems and applying cutting-edge research with innovative and ergonomic design. Elga LabWater delivers robust and easy-to-install systems to meet our customers' ever changing needs for ultrapure water. We also work very closely with leading laboratory instrument companies to customize water purification systems for specific applications. Additionally, we play a proactive role with the water standards organizations which develop and recommend the lab water quality requirement.

ELGA LabWater manufactures supplies and services water purification systems for use in laboratories, and which meet the water requirement specifications for general laboratory, healthcare and clinical grades of water.  ELGA offices and distributors are located in more than 60 countries worldwide. ELGA is the global laboratory water brand name of Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies.

Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies, subsidiary of Veolia Water, is a leading design & build company and a specialized provider of technological solutions in water treatment. Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies recorded revenue of €2.4 billion in 2012.

Veolia Water, the water division of Veolia Environment, is the world leader in water and wastewater services. Specialized in outsourcing services for municipal authorities, as well as industrial and service companies, it is also one of the world’s major designers of technological solutions and constructor of facilities needed in water and wastewater services. With 89,094 employees, Veolia Water provides water service to 100 million people and wastewater service to 71 million. Its 2012 revenue amounted to €12.078 billion.


About DKSH

DKSH is the leading Market Expansion Services provider with a focus on Asia. As the term "Market Expansion Services" suggests, DKSH helps other companies and brands to grow their business in new or existing markets. Publicly listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange since 2012, DKSH is a global company headquartered in Zurich. With 825 business locations in 37 countries – 800 of them in Asia – and 31,970 specialized staff, DKSH generated net sales of CHF 11.0 billion in 2017. DKSH was founded in 1865. With strong Swiss heritage, the company has a long tradition of doing business in and with Asia and is deeply rooted in communities and businesses across Asia Pacific.

DKSH Business Unit Technology is the leading provider of Market Expansion Services covering a broad range of capital investment goods and analytical instruments. The Business Unit offers total solutions in the areas of infrastructure, industrial materials and supplies, precision- and textile machinery, semiconductor, photovoltaic and electronics, agriculture, hospitality as well as specialized industrial applications. The service portfolio includes product sourcing, market entry consultancy, marketing, sales, application engineering and after-sales services like installations, maintenance and repairs. With 75 business locations in 18 countries and around 1,250 specialized staff, including 500 service engineers, Business Unit Technology generated net sales of CHF 404.2 million in 2017.

For further information please contact:

DKSH Business Unit Technology
Irene Chen
Manager, Group Marketing
Phone +886 2 8752 6611