DKSH, Stepan Partner for International Distribution

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ZURICH—DKSH, a leading Market Expansion Services Group with a focus on Asia, and Stepan, a manufacturer of specialty and intermediate chemicals entered into an international distribution partnership. DKSH and Stepan signed an agreement where DKSH’s Business Unit Performance Materials provides sales, marketing, logistics and distribution services to Stepan in South and Western India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, and the Philippines. Under the arrangement, DKSH will distribute Stepan’s surfactants and foam boosters for consumer and household care products, which are used in fabric softeners, household cleaners, industrial and institutional care, etc.

“We are delighted that Stepan has chosen DKSH as their Market Expansion Services partner across Asia because of our excellent reputation and expertise in the specialty chemicals industry. Moreover, we have a strong customer base that has been established over 150 years of doing business in Asia, and we are confident that our local business partners will be excited about the opportunity to have access to Stepan’s products through our extensive distribution network," said Cesar Saez, vice president, business line personal care industry, DKSH Performance Materials.