Caldic acquires Malaysian specialty chemicals distributor DCM Asia
Rotterdam, The Netherlands, January 6, 2020 - Caldic B.V. has announced the acquisition of DCM Asia, a prominent distributor of specialty chemicals in Malaysia. The agreement underlines Caldic’s ambition to become a leading specialty chemicals provider in Southeast Asia.
Established in 1987, DCM Asia has grown from a small enterprise serving a few suppliers and customers, to a value-added specialty chemical solutions provider serving over a 1,000 customers in Malaysia and Southeast Asia.
This latest addition is a great fit to Caldic’s current business in Southeast Asia. With DCM’s market leading presence in Coating & Construction, Plastics & Rubber, Personal Care and Food Nutrition, Caldic fortifies its position in serving customers and suppliers.
“We are very pleased with the acquisition of DCM ASIA that will further strengthen our position in the Asia Pacific region,” says Wilco Langschmidt, CEO at Caldic Asia-Pacific. “With DCM Asia on board, I am confident that together we will successfully bring many value-added solutions to customers and grow the market for our suppliers and partners.”
Deek Sern Lee, CEO of DCM Asia adds: “Our goal has always been to forge strong relationships with our partners and provide innovative, creative and bespoke solutions. Caldic’s full-service specialty strategy perfectly reflects our vision for the future, so we are very happy to become part of Caldic. It means both our customers and employees will benefit from Caldic’s global network and capabilities.”