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DKSH upgrades innovation centers in India September 27, 2019


			
				DKSH upgrades innovation centers in India

DKSH has upgraded its food and beverage, personal care and specialty chemicals innovation centers with brand-new, state-of-the-art facilities in India.

Media release 

DKSH upgrades innovation centers in India

DKSH has upgraded its food and beverage, personal care and specialty chemicals innovation centers with brand-new, state-of-the-art facilities in India.

Mumbai, India, September 27, 2019 – DKSH’s Business Unit Performance Materials has made major investment in its food and beverage, personal care and coatings businesses by upgrading its innovation centers with brand-new, state-of-the-art facilities in Mumbai, India.

 

  • The Food and Beverage innovation center specializes in developing confectionery, bakery, dairy, savory and emulsion-based formulations, including unique bakery products, such as low-sugar muffins, cakes, beverages and dairy products, such as functional drinks, fruits drinks, yoghurt and savory products, such as egg-free mayonnaise
     
  • The Personal Care innovation center specializes in solutions and formulations for color cosmetic, active, natural, skincare, haircare, oral care and homecare applications
     
  • The Specialty Chemicals innovation center (for coatings applications) provides solutions in automotive paints and car refinishes, architecture and decorative paints and powder coatings

 

The enhanced centers form part of DKSH’s global network of 44 highly specialized and interconnected innovation centers. Each center serves as a one-stop solution to customers by providing a broad range of specialized services. The service portfolio encompasses formulation development, idea generation and conceptualization, new ingredient and technology application, product demonstration, acceptance tests and hands-on technical training.

 

Stefan P. Butz, CEO, along with Thomas Sul and Natale Capri, Co-Heads Business Unit Performance Materials and Members of the Executive Committee, were guests of honor at the re-opening ceremony. Senior Executives from DKSH’s valued business partners were also present to celebrate the milestone occasion.

 

Thomas Sul and Natale Capri jointly commented: “India is a very important, fast-growing market for DKSH’s chemical distribution business. We have reinvested in our innovation centers to further advance our formulation service offering for our customers. Not only do we create and learn together in our centers, but we generate solutions that add value, by reducing time to market for our partners’ products and giving them a competitive advantage.”

 

Atul Nagarkar, Managing Director, DKSH India, said: “Our innovation centers have provided advanced formulation solutions to our ever-growing customer base since 2012. The centers are run by our skilled specialists who provide support and expertise to our valued customers and allow us to create new business opportunities as strategic partners to our clients.”