HALOX corrosion inhibitive pigments provide a high standard of protection without the use of lead and hexavalent chromium compounds. Under the agreement, DKSH will provide marketing, sales, distribution, logistics and after-sales services to ICL for their HALOX flash rust, inorganic and organic corrosion inhibitors and specialty inhibitors, FLASH-X flash rush corrosion inhibitors and HALOX XTAIN tannin stain inhibitors for use in coatings applications. ICL has chosen to work with DKSH based on its first-class reputation in providing integrated and tailored Market Expansion Services along the entire value chain, as well as for its extensive regulatory, logistics and distribution capabilities in the region. ICL have been working with DKSH Marketing Services Spain and DKSH Portugal, Unipessoal, both formerly Zeus Quimica, for over 15 years.
“We are very excited about our partnership with DKSH. Their reliable strategic market insight will play a significant role in helping us serve and define growth for our paint and coatings market in Japan,” said Michael O’Brien, Commercial Lead, Paints & Coatings, ICL Advanced Additives.
“We are very pleased to be able to introduce ICL’s innovative corrosion inhibitors exclusively to our demanding customer base in Japan. ICL’s products complement and enhance our existing portfolio of specialty additives and we look forward to a successful business relationship with ICL,” added Carole Lin, Director, Global Business Development, Specialty Chemicals Industry, Performance Materials, DKSH.
The agreement will further strengthen DKSH’s market position in Japan while contributing to the Group’s overall profitability over time.