DKSH has signed an exclusive agreement with German cosmetic active producer bitop to distribute the latter’s ingredients in Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia and Singapore.
The Swiss firm will provide business development, marketing, sales, logistics, and distribution services for bitop’s range, including bitop Ectoin natural and Glycoin natural.
The partnership builds on an existing agreement in Indonesia, Portugal, Spain, South Korea, Taiwan and Vietnam.
DKSH said the partnership was expanded thanks to DKSH’s extensive distribution network, highly specialized commercial and technical teams, as well as strong capabilities in logistics and value-added services, including technical and regulatory support.
Roland Kraut, Vice President Global Personal Care Industry, DKSH, said: “Our strong local presence in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, and Malaysia will enable us to increase growth and market penetration to bring bitop’s range of cosmetic active ingredients to a wider customer base.”
Eva Galik, CEO, bitop, added: “Our focus and core value have always been to provide ultra-high quality and high purity bioactives and build successful customer relationships. DKSH has been an excellent and very valuable partner in supporting us, we look forward to continued growth and inspiring customer-success stories in all new territories partnered with DKSH.”