The new Distributor Agreement with Mascot comes into play from the start of the year and will see the Europe-headquartered company build its network in South Asia, india, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh.
“This is another important step in DSM’s distribution strategy in the South Asian region, aimed at increasing simplicity and efficacy, both for DSM and our end-customers,” says Rishabh Pande, Director DSM Personal Care, Asia Pacific.
“We look forward to this association with Mascot delivering accelerated and successful developments in this important sub-region.”
Founded in 1969, Mascot brings over 20 years of experience in distributing ingredients for the beauty, personal and healthcare industries across the Indian subcontinent, and has an extensive distribution network across major cities in India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.
Through its sister concerns The Topical Lab, The Lab by Mascot & Mascot Spincontrol, a joint venture with Spincontrol of France, it offers customers a suite of services ranging from stability testing to concept development and finished product prototyping and ultimately claims substantiation, making it a unique solutions provider in the ingredients distribution space in South Asia.
“We are very proud that DSM has chosen us as its partner,” adds Vikash Kumar, Executive Vice President at Mascot. “This partnership closes a crucial gap in our portfolio of products and allows us to be the "house of ingredients" to the more than 600 customers in the personal and healthcare industry that we serve.”
“We are very excited at the opportunity to leverage our technical expertise, local access to the markets and the resources within our group companies to unleash the brighter science of DSM personal care range of products for the benefit of our customers.”