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DKSH and Hampford Research sign exclusive distribution

26 January 2016


DKSH, the leading Market Expansion Services provider with a focus on Asia, and Hampford Research Inc. (HRI), a specialty chemicals manufacturer, signed an exclusive agreement for HRI’s photoactive technology products in North America, Europe and Asia.
Mt. Arlington, NJ, USA, January 25, 2016 – DKSH’s Business Unit
Performance Materials, a leading Market Expansion Services provider and distributor of specialty chemicals and HRI have signed an agreement for DKSH to supply, market, and distribute HRI’s photoactive technology product portfolio in North America, Europe and Asia.
HRI specializes in producing high purity chemicals for end use applications in the electronics, dental, personal care, printing and imaging as well as adhesives industries worldwide.
The agreement includes HRI’s entire UV/EB line, including photo acid generators, photo initiators, monomers and co-initiators as well as future products created from customer-specific product development. HRI has chosen to work with DKSH for its first-class reputation in providing integrated and tailored Market Expansion Services along the entire value chain, as well as for its comprehensive global network and strong customer base in the specialty chemicals industry worldwide.
Mike Wyrostek, Director of Sales & Marketing at Hampford Research, commented: “Our partnership with DKSH represents an exciting new chapter for HRI. Our custom manufacturing capabilities combined with DKSH’s industry knowledge and contacts will undoubtedly result in many new success stories.”
Carole Lin, Global Business Development Manager, Specialty Chemicals Industry at DKSH added: “We are very pleased that Hampford Research has chosen DKSH as their Market Expansion Services partner for their innovative photoactive technology. We look forward to introducing their exciting product range to our extensive global customer base and todeveloping a successful long-term partnership.”
About Hampford Research, Inc.
Hampford Research, Inc. is a specialty chemical manufacturer located in Stratford, Connecticut, USA. They specialize in producing high purity chemicals for worldwide customers in the electronics, dental, personal care, printing and imaging as well as adhesives markets. Their products are an integral part of such varied products as dental fillings and false teeth, cosmetics, hair products and sunscreen, smart phones, tablets and desktop computers, anti-counterfeiting holographic images, sticky-backed
labels and 3D prototype imaging.
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About DKSH
DKSH is the leading Market Expansion Services provider with a focus on Asia. As the term “Market Expansion Services” suggests, DKSH helps other companies and brands to grow their business in new or existing markets. Publicly listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange since March 2012, DKSH is a global company headquartered in Zurich. With 750 business locations in 35 countries – 720 of them in Asia – and 27,600 specialized staff, DKSH generated net sales of CHF 9.8 billion in 2014. With strong Swiss heritage, the company has a long tradition of doing business in and with Asia and is deeply rooted in communities and businesses across Asia
DKSH Business Unit Performance Materials is a leading specialty chemicals distributor and provider of Market Expansion Services for performance materials, covering Europe, North America and the whole of Asia. The Business Unit sources, develops, markets and distributes a wide range of specialty chemicals and ingredients for pharmaceutical, personal care, food & beverage as well as various industrial applications. In addition, it creates innovative and cutting-edge concepts and applications in 27 innovation centers located worldwide. With 100 business locations in 27 countries and around 950 specialized staff, Business Unit Performance Materials generated net sales of CHF 780 million in 2014.

For further information please contact:
DKSH Performance Materials
Daniel Hollister
Manager, Group Communications, Performance Materials
Phone +44 20 8879 5513
Hampford Research, Inc.
Mike Wyrostek
Director of Sales & Marketing
Phone +1 203 569 1465

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