Eastman Adds Distributor for Asia-Pacific

September 29, 2020 Eastman Adds Distributor for Asia-Pacific

Eastman Chemical Co. has entered into a distribution agreement with DKSH.

The deal calls for the international specialty chemical distributor to help expand Eastman’s personal care division in the Asia-Pacific region. Financial details of the arrangement were not disclosed.

“As a specialty materials company, we continue to expand our inhouse R&D and formulation skills and capabilities,” said Christian Derbez, sales director for Eastman’s Asia-Pacific region. “Complementary to this, we will now also be drawing on the valuable formulation expertise of a company deeply rooted in communities across the Asia Pacific region that has its own labs. This will help local customers get access to our personal care and cosmetics innovations more swiftly and easily.”

About Eastman Chemical
Kingsport, Tennessee-based Eastman Chemical Co. manufactures a broad range of solvents and solutions including adhesives, fibers, and cleaning chemicals. For more information, visit