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DKSH and Total sign agreement for Gemseal emollients in the USA

DKSH, the leading Market Expansion Services provider with a focus on Asia, and Total Specialties USA Inc., the American affiliate of Total S.A., one of the largest integrated oil and gas companies in the world, have signed a Distributor Sales agreement covering the US cosmetics and personal care markets.

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DKSH and Total sign agreement for Gemseal emollients in the USA

DKSH, the leading Market Expansion Services provider with a focus on Asia, and Total Specialties USA Inc., the American affiliate of Total S.A., one of the largest integrated oil and gas companies in the world, have signed a Distributor Sales agreement covering the US cosmetics and personal care markets.

Mt. Arlington, NJ, USA, July 5, 2016 – DKSH North America’s Business Unit Performance Materials, a leading Market Expansion Services provider and distributor of personal care and cosmetics ingredients, and Total Specialties USA Inc. (Total) have signed an agreement for DKSH North America to distribute Total’s Gemseal® range in the USA.

 

Gemseal® are high purity hydrocarbon emollients recommended for the formulation of dermocosmetic products such as skin care, hygiene, make-up, hair care and sun care applications.

 

Kai Martin, Co-Head Business Unit Performance Materials North America, at DKSH, commented: “We are very pleased that Total Specialties USA has chosen to work with DKSH as their Market Expansion Services partner for their exciting range of Gemseal® products. This range perfectly complements our existing portfolio of personal care and cosmetics ingredients and we very much look forward to introducing them to our extensive customer base in the region.”

 

Franck Eydoux, V.P. Specialties at Total, added: “As an expert in this field of activity, we trust in DKSH to work with us to implement our Gemseal® range in the cosmetics industry in the USA.”

 

The agreement will further strengthen DKSH’s market position in the USA while contributing to the Group’s overall profitability over time.