Royal DSM is a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials. By connecting its unique competences in Life Sciences and Materials Sciences DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders. DSM delivers innovative solutions that nourish, protect and improve performance in global markets such as food and dietary supplements, personal care, feed, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, automotive, paints, electrical and electronics, life protection, alternative energy and bio-based materials. DSM’s 23,500 employees deliver annual net sales of around €9 billion. The company is listed on NYSE Euronext. More information can be found at www.dsm.com.
DSM began trading with China in 1963 and established its first China sales office and first manufacturing facility in early 1990s. The company currently has 40 affiliates in China including 26 manufacturing sites and employs about 3,500 people. DSM China regional headquarters and China Science and Technology Center is located in Shanghai. DSM’s business is growing healthily and steadily in China with revenue of USD1.7 billion in 2012.