Your solution provider
DKSH is a leading specialty chemicals distributor and global provider of Market Expansion Services for performance materials doing business in and with Asia for nearly 150 years. As an independent solution provider, we source, develop, market, and distribute a wide range of specialty chemicals and food ingredients to business partners in specialty chemicals, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, and personal care industries. We are present and have in-depth local knowledge across 26 countries spanning Asia, Europe, and North America.
With DKSH Performance Materials, you get value beyond products and services. As your trusted partner, we deliver the insights, capabilities, results, and scale that help you achieve lasting business success. Through our comprehensive networks and global relationships, you benefit from reliable sourcing around the world with instant access to over 70 markets. And the best products at the best prices.
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Needs evolve quickly and trends shift fast in today’s competitive markets. Our 20 application, formulation, and product development laboratories formulate winning solutions that create breakthrough opportunities for you. Let our experts harness their deep industry expertise and innovation capabilities to research and develop your next product idea, value-added formulation, or application.
More than 4,000 suppliers and 20,000 customers have already grown their businesses with us, benefiting from strategic market insights, reduced time-to-market intervals, and new revenue opportunities.
At DKSH’s Business Unit Performance Materials, we speak your language. Our enviable team of around 1,100 industry experts provides solutions for you across 80 locations and 26 countries, including Greater China, India, Japan, Thailand, USA, and major European countries such as Germany, France, Great Britain, Spain, and Switzerland.
What DKSH can do for you
We provide all essential services from global sourcing, marketing and sales to distribution and after-sales services. We offer total supply chain management and individual services, thus helping to optimize processes, develop new products and accelerate innovation cycles.
Our services at a glance
With our long-standing business contacts and market overview, DKSH is able to develop new and alternative sources for innovative ingredients. We can locate the most suitable supplier for your needs and provide tailor-made materials for high-end applications.
Research and development
We are constantly looking for new technologies and substances to help you extend and innovate your portfolio. DKSH expert staff has the know-how, entrepreneurial mindset, and can-do attitude needed to deliver fast and customized solutions that benefit our clients. We create new ideas, markets, and breakthrough products, and provide our clients with a full-service package. We also offer hands-on technical training support.
Marketing and sales
DKSH provides all necessary marketing and sales services for companies which lack an international sales force outside their home country – from comprehensive market analyses and marketing concepts for new product solutions to promotional activities. With our extensive market insights, infrastructure and long-standing industry experience, we know how to create brands that last.
DKSH has the capacities to manage your entire supply chain, including import and export management, warehousing solutions and value-added services, such as labeling and invoicing. Our logistics service also includes the handling of products under special conditions. DKSH also offers online data retrieval services to make all processes as convenient as possible for the involved parties.
Our technical staff monitor plant trials at customer sites whenever and wherever necessary.
DKSH is your No. 1 address for the new European legislation for Chemicals, REACH. Our regulatory affairs team has in-depth REACH and registration knowledge and supports our partners at every stage, from REACH pre-registration and late pre-registration to the submission of a full REACH dossier.
Safety, Environment, Quality and Regulatory Affairs (SEQRA)
Our independent and structured SEQRA organization guarantees full compliance
In-house quality management
In seamlessly managing the value chain for our clients and customers, we have made safety, the protection of the environment, and quality and regulatory compliance our top priorities.