Press Release

DSM Personal Care announces new distribution partnership with Turkey-based Arkem Kimya

Kaiseraugst, CH, 15 Jan 2015 12:00 CET

DSM Personal Care, a global provider of ingredients and innovative solutions for some of the world’s best-selling beauty products, is pleased to announce that Arkem Kimya will serve as a sole third-party distributor of the full personal care product portfolio in Turkey, effective 1 January 2015.

The collaboration  supports DSM’s aspiration to streamline and accelerate the reach of personal care solutions in the Turkish market.

Floor Saris, Director DSM Personal Care Europe, Middle East and Africa comments: “We are thrilled about this collaboration. Through this partnership, DSM will continue delivering on its commitment to provide a fast and efficient service to our customers. Arkem Kimya offers our customers a robust infrastructure and a deep knowledge of the personal care market. We look forward to a dynamic and focused collaboration.”

Established in 1992 in Turkey, Arkem Kimya is a leading company in its sector. With over five hundred products in its portfolio, it distributes ingredients for a number of industries, including cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries. With its experienced and professional team, Arkem provides customer-oriented, safe and innovative services to leading local and international producers.

Levend Kokuludağ, president of Arkem Kimya shares similar optimism about this new collaboration. “Arkem has become a leading company known for its ethical approach, expert staff, problem-solving attitude and innovativeness. We are excited about this new collaboration with DSM. It is a great opportunity for mutual, sustainable growth.”

For more information

Silke Adamietz

DSM Nutritional Products Personal Care
+41 61 815 8920