03-Apr-2018 - DKSH Management Ltd.

DKSH signs exclusive distribution agreement with Johnson Matthey in Japan

DKSH’s Business Unit Performance Materials has been selected as the exclusive distributor in Japan for Johnson Matthey’s broad spectrum of biocatalysts, advanced homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysts as well as associated platinum metal ligands.

Under the agreement, DKSH will market and distribute Johnson Matthey’s extensive product portfolio to pharmaceutical and fine chemical companies throughout Japan. The innovative range of catalysts accelerates reactions and optimizes processes that are more efficient, selective and sustainable.

Shigeru Ishihara, Director, Performance Materials, DKSH Japan, commented: “We are very pleased to exclusively partner with Johnson Matthey in Japan. Their advanced catalysts will greatly benefit our long-standing customer base by improving their chemistry and production process, while as reducing cost and production waste. We look forward to a long and successful relationship.”

“We are delighted to partner with DKSH as it has a first-class reputation and extensive local knowledge of Japan”, commented Gerard Compagnoni, General Manager, Johnson Matthey. “We are excited to deliver our world-leading catalytic technologies to the pharmaceutical and fine chemical industries in this region.”

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