21 October 2020 | News
By integrating specialty chemicals distributor Axieo, DKSH has reached the Asia Pacific region with two new innovation centers
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DKSH, a leading Market Expansion Services provider with a focus on Asia, has successfully completed the integration of Axieo in Australia and New Zealand. This step is in line with the Group’s strategy to further strengthen and expand its market position and geographical footprint in Business Unit Performance Materials in Asia Pacific.
The expansion includes two innovation centers in collaboration with the renowned Monash University in Melbourne, bringing the DKSH global network of innovation centers to 46 worldwide.
Founded in 1950, Axieo has sold, marketed and distributed specialty chemicals and ingredients to nearly 3,000 customers. The ingredients are applied across the personal care, pharmaceutical as well as food and beverage industries. The specialty chemicals are used in multiple industrial applications, such as coatings, plastics and agriculture.
“DKSH is delighted to integrate Axieo into its global team. Axieo is brimming with talent and innovative products. Our six offices give us true reach across Australia and New Zealand. The integration marks an exciting development for our new and existing customers, as we enrich the region with additional market insights, value-added services and our broad network,” says Ben Hopkins, Senior Director, DKSH Performance Materials, Australia & New Zealand.
DKSH Group helps companies to grow across the Business Units Healthcare, Consumer Goods, Performance Materials and Technology. The service portfolio covers sourcing, market insights, marketing and sales, eCommerce, distribution and logistics as well as after-sales services.