June 23, 2020

DKSH extends partnership with Bruker in China

DKSH and Bruker have extended their distribution agreement in China to expand coverage for Bruker’s 3D X-ray Microscopy product portfolio for non-destructive imaging technology.

Shanghai, China, June 23, 2020 – DKSH Business Unit Technology and Bruker, renowned for its market leading analytical X-ray solutions, have extended their distribution agreement in China.

Last year in April, the two companies strengthened their partnership in Asia by adding a business cooperation in China with the distribution of the Bruker XRF products S2 PUMA and S2 POLAR. With the extended agreement, DKSH will also provide marketing, sales and after-sales services in China for the Bruker 3D X-ray Microscopy product line.

The 3D X-ray Microscopy product portfolio consist of three powerful benchtop systems and the SKYSCAN 2214, which is the highest resolution 3D X-ray microscope launched by Bruker, a pioneer in X-ray nano-tomography. The entire SKYSCAN series offers 3D X-ray microscopy at exceptional resolution with an unparalleled user experience. Utilizing the latest technologies in each of the components make the SKYSCAN series the most complete and versatile system on the market. DKSH aims to bring 3D X-ray Microscopy to customers across a range of material science industries, including geology, oil & gas exploration, polymers & composites, batteries & energy storage, pharma & packaging, automotive & aerospace, 3D printing and electronics.

Timothy Cline, Bruker AXS’ Vice President Global Sales, commented: “We are more than happy to announce the extension of our partnership with DKSH. DKSH has been a reliable business partner for us and has successfully grown our key products in local markets. Their wide access to industry segments, excellent market knowledge and coverage as well as their customer-centric mindset make them the right partner for us.”

Oliver Hammel, Managing Director, Business Unit Technology, DKSH China, added: “We are very pleased to extend our partnership with Bruker AXS in this promising high-tech segment. The extension of this strategic partnership proves that the state-of-the-art products and applications from Bruker paired with the unmatched sales coverage of DKSH can increase market participation and market share. This collaboration will enable us once more to enrich our product portfolio with more innovative and high-quality products and become an even more important solution provider to our customer base in China.”

About Bruker Corporation

Bruker is enabling scientists to make breakthrough discoveries and develop new applications that improve the quality of human life. Bruker's high-performance scientific instruments and high-value analytical and diagnostic solutions enable scientists to explore life and materials at molecular, cellular and microscopic levels. In close cooperation with our customers, Bruker is enabling innovation, improved productivity and customer success in life science molecular research, in applied and pharma applications, in microscopy and nano-analysis, and in industrial applications, as well as in cell biology, preclinical imaging, clinical phenomics and proteomics research and clinical microbiology.

About Bruker AXS

Bruker AXS, a division of the Bruker Corporation, is a global market and technology leader in materials research, life science and quality control instrumentation for structural and elemental analysis. The solutions cover bulk material and surface sensitive X-ray diffraction, biological and chemical crystallography, wavelength and energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence analysis, 3D X-ray Microscopy, optical emission spectroscopy, and combustion analysis.

About DKSH

DKSH is the leading Market Expansion Services provider with a focus on Asia. The Group helps companies to grow across the Business Units Healthcare, Consumer Goods, Performance Materials and Technology. The service portfolio covers sourcing, market insights, marketing and sales, eCommerce, distribution and logistics as well as after-sales services. Publicly listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange, the Group operates in 36 markets with 33,350 specialists, generating net sales of CHF 11.6 billion in 2019. With its Swiss heritage, DKSH has been deeply rooted in Asia Pacific since 1865. The DKSH Business Unit Technology offers complete solutions for specialized industrial applications. With around 1,670 specialists, the Business Unit generated net sales of CHF 431.9 million in 2019.

For further information please contact:

Bruker AXS
Heiko Ress, Ph.D
Director Marketing Communications
Bruker AXS Division
Phone +49 (173) 544–9914
heiko.ress@bruker.com

DKSH (Shanghai) Ltd.
Penny Gu
Assistant Manager
Branding and Communications
Phone +86 21 5058 8241
penny.gu@dksh.com

DKSH Business Unit Technology
Irene Chen
Director, Group Marketing
Phone +886 2 8752 7611
irene.yr.chen@dksh.com