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DKSH Enters Exclusive Distribution Agreement With bitop in Asia Pacific

DKSH has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with bitop, a leading manufacturer of cosmetics ingredients, in Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, and Singapore.

Zurich, Switzerland, June 16, 2023 – DKSH's Business Unit Performance Materials, a leading distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients, will provide business development, marketing, sales, logistics, and distribution services for bitop’s range of cosmetic active ingredients, including bitop Ectoin® natural and Glycoin® natural.

The efficient, safe, and high-quality cosmetic active ingredient bitop’s Ectoin® natural is used for anti-aging and sun protection formulations. Ectoin® natural aids in repairing damaged, aged, stressed, and irritated skin. The multifunctional anti-aging and cell-boosting active ingredient biotop’s Glycoin® natural targets tired, stressed, or mature skin. Glycoin® natural revitalizes, stimulates, and improves slowed or impaired cell functions to re-activate the power and appearance of youthful skin.

DKSH has been entrusted by bitop to grow their personal care business in Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, and Singapore, building on the existing agreement in Indonesia, Portugal, Spain, South Korea, Taiwan, and Vietnam. 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.

Eva Galik, CEO, bitop, commented: “We are elated upon the further expansion of our partnership with DKSH in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, and Malaysia. 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.”

Roland Kraut, Vice President Global Personal Care Industry, DKSH, added: “We are delighted to expand our partnership with bitop for the four key markets in Asia Pacific. 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.”



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