DKSH Performance Materials DKSH Performance Materials

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DKSH is amongst the leading global distributor of personal care and cosmetic ingredients and offers market expansion services for business partners in this industry. DKSH believes in creating sustainable, innovative, science-backed products that meet the customer’s expectations and help drive our client’s business success


DKSH’s Personal Care

DKSH’s business unit Performance Materials offers innovative and sustainable ingredients, and formulation services for the personal care industry. DKSH Personal Care portfolio has various applications including skin care, hair care and color, oral care, sun care, make-up, toiletries, and other cosmetics.

As a global leader, DKSH offers latest insights, advanced customisable solutions, along with personal care and cosmetic ingredients. We, at DKSH, ensure to be ahead of the curve in predicting and integrating consumer insights and upcoming industry-specific trends.

Additionally, our comprehensive global network gives us instant access to markets world-wide enabling us to provide responsible and traceable sourcing of hard-to-find cosmetic raw materials and products.

This enhances DKSH’s ability to innovate, come up with new concepts and formulations, design sustainable ingredients, and help our business partners stand-out in this fast-paced industry. DKSH’s team of experts, innovation and production laboratories, and global marketing offices, enable us to offer our clients and customers with all the expert and technological support needed to excel in the personal care industry.

Our commitment to innovation, sustainability, putting client requirements first and continuously raising the bar to meet the industry challenges, makes DKSH a valued partner in the personal care industry.

Market Segments

Our customers expect to be seen as individuals and be offered personal care products that can be a part of their everyday life. DKSH completely understands this and goes above and beyond customers’ expectations and design products that suit different individuals.

Here is a brief overview of DKSH’s personal care and cosmetics portfolio:

  • Skin Care – Includes actives, additives, extracts among others.
  • Hair Care – Includes colorants and dyes, conditioners, surfactants among others.
  • Oral Care – Includes preservatives, rheology/viscosity modifiers among others.
  • Sun Care – Includes antioxidants, UV filters, moisturizers among others.
  • Make-Up – Includes pigments, silicones, texturizers among others.
  • Toiletries – Includes anti-irritants, anti-microbials, emollients among others.

To know more about DKSH’s personal care and cosmetics sector and discover our portfolio, please visit our website.

About DKSH

DKSH’s purpose is to enrich people’s lives. For more than 150 years, we have been delivering growth for companies in Asia and beyond across our Business Units Healthcare, Consumer Goods, Performance Materials, and Technology. As a leading Market Expansion Services provider, we offer sourcing, market insights, marketing and sales, eCommerce, distribution and logistics as well as after-sales services. DKSH is a participant of the United Nations Global Compact and adheres to its principles-based approach to responsible business.

Listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange, DKSH operates in 37 markets with 32,600 specialists, generating net sales of CHF 11.3 billion in 2022. The DKSH Business Unit Performance Materials distributes specialty chemicals and ingredients for food, pharmaceutical, personal care, and various industrial applications. With 53 innovation centers and regulatory support worldwide, we create cutting-edge formulations that comply with local regulations.

With around 1,650 specialists, the Business Unit generated net sales of CHF 1.5 billion in 2022 -

Sustainability at our core

DKSH’s Sustainability Achievements Awarded With the EcoVadis Gold Rating.

DKSH Performance Materials

  • DKSH’s commitment to Sustainability has been recognized with the internationally renowned EcoVadis Gold Rating. With its score DKSH ranks among the top 5% of the companies rated by EcoVadis.
  • DKSH’ Gold Rating was attributed to its structured and proactive implementation of Sustainability into its business with significant improvement in the areas of environment and sustainable procurement.
  • Discover why we are the trusted partner for companies looking to grow their business in Asia and beyond.

Our next event

DKSH Performance Materials

DKSH leads the industry as the biggest convergence of raw materials, packaging, and machinery for the cosmetic industry in Indonesia reopens.

Reach out to our colleagues at DKSH Indonesia for meeting appointments and to know more about featured innovative ingredients.

  • Event: ICI Surabaya
  • Dates: 7-8 June
  • Place: Booth 1

Grand City Lifestyle Mall & Convex Convention Hall – Surabaya, Indonesia

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