DKSH exclusively partners with Sasol Chemicals
DKSH’s Business Unit Performance Materials and Sasol have entered into an exclusive distribution agreement for DKSH to provide sales and marketing, distribution and logistics for Sasol’s wax products for the inks, paints and coating industries in Germany, Spain, Portugal and the United Kingdom.
The agreement covers Sasol’s full portfolio of waxes, including paraffin waxes, wax emulsions and microcrystalline waxes. The products are used in a diverse range of applications including paint (powder; wood; industrial solventborne and waterborne; anti-corrosion; automotive OEM (original equipment manufacturer), refinish and KTL (electrodeposition coating); and interior and external wood building), coating (glass, UV, paper, can and coil, film, sealant and carpet baking) and all kinds of ink.
Sasol’s waxes will be supported by DKSH’s innovation center in Roermond, Netherlands, to further create formulation and application synergies for its large customer base in Europe.
“Technical and commercial capabilities”
“We are pleased to announce DKSH as our partner for inks, paints and coating applications in Germany, Spain, Portugal and UK,” Ben Jones, Head of Marketing & Sales Wax Europe, Sasol Chemicals commented. “DKSH has the technical and commercial capabilities to increase our footprint in these key growth markets.
Sylvain Atger, Director, Specialty Chemicals Industry Europe, Performance Materials, DKSH added: “We are delighted to partner with Sasol for some of our key markets in Europe. Our customers across multiple market segments will immediately benefit from Sasol’s diverse range of high purity, high quality waxes, which complement our existing portfolio of specialty chemicals. We look forward to a successful partnership with Sasol.”