Under the agreement, DKSH will market, sell, distribute and provide logistic services for Weylchem’s portfolio including:
- WeylCare Allantoin, a proven active ingredient for cell protection (includes Allantoin EP/USP)
- WeylCare ATBS, a novel rheology modifier with outstanding skin feel properties
- WeylCare OctaPB and HexaPB, both non-ionic, surface-active agents, predominantly used as preservative support and boosters in paraben-free formulations
DKSH was entrusted with Weylchem’s portfolio thanks to its network of 15 innovation centers for the personal care industry, on-the-ground regulatory expertise and large customer base of cosmetics manufacturers in Europe and Asia.
Roland Kraut, vice president global personal care industry, DKSH, commented: “We are very pleased to exclusively partner with Weylchem. Their superior rheology modifiers are a natural fit for our portfolio of innovative personal care ingredients. Our large customer base in Europe and Asia will greatly benefit from formulating with them. We look forward to a long and successful partnership with Weylchem.”
Gerhard Köppikus, sales director consumer care at Weylchem performance products, added: “We are more than happy to announce DKSH as our partner in APAC and core European markets in personal care. DKSH has the technical and commercial capabilities to increase the footprint of Weylchem’s performance products in these important markets. We are sure that DKSH will bring sustainable value both to Weylchem’s performance products and their customers.”