DKSH completes the integration of Axieo in Australia and New Zealand

Axeio’s ingredients are applied across the personal care, pharmaceutical as well as food and beverage industries

DKSH has completed the integration of Axieo in Australia and New Zealand. This step is in line with the group’s stated strategy of strengthening and expanding its market position and geographical footprint in business unit performance materials in Asia Pacific.

The expansion includes two innovation centres in collaboration with the renowned Monash University in Melbourne, bringing the DKSH global network of innovation centres to 46 worldwide.

Axieo’s specialty chemicals are used in multiple industrial applications, such as coatings, plastics and agriculture.

“DKSH is delighted to integrate Axieo into its global team. Axieo is brimming with talent and innovative products. Our six offices give us true reach across Australia and New Zealand. The integration marks an exciting development for our new and existing customers, as we enrich the region with additional market insights, value-added services and our broad network,” says Ben Hopkins, Senior Director, DKSH Performance Materials, Australia & New Zealand.

“We see opportunities across many market segments. Our global resources and focus will really boost our bandwidth in both markets. The Axieo business profile creates insights and opportunities for DKSH that we can leverage for our global network.’’

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