Market expansion services specialist DKSH has announced that it has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with US materials company Ashland for Australia.
DKSH’s Business Performance Materials will provide marketing, sales, distribution and logistics services, as well as key customer management for the complete range of Ashland and ISP care specialties personal and home care products in the country.
“World-class service to customers is one of the most important values for Ashland,” said William Zhao, General Manager, Personal Care and Household, Asia Pacific, Ashland.
“We are excited to partner with the DKSH Australia team to penetrate Ashland’s advanced technology and solutions to Australia’s personal care and H&H market, which will enforce our market position with great customer intimacy.”
Roland Kraut, Vice President Global Personal Care Industry, DKSH, added: “We are delighted to further expand Ashland in one of our key markets in Asia Pacific.
“Following our acquisition of specialty chemicals distributor Axieo this year, DKSH is even better equipped to drive growth for Ashland’s portfolio in Australia. We see many great synergistic opportunities and very much look forward to building on our already great relationship with Ashland.”