DKSH, the leading Market Expansion Services provider with a focus on Asia Pacific, has been appointed by 3M, a global science company, to drive the growth of its products in New Zealand.

DKSH Business Unit Consumer Goods, the leading Market Expansion Services provider for Fast Moving Consumer Goods, and 3M have signed an agreement to provide services for its products in New Zealand.

DKSH will provide full service to the Foodstuffs Group, New Zealand’s biggest grocery distributor, for 3M’s Scotch-Brite™, Scotchgard™, Command™, Scotch® and Post-it® brand products and offer merchandising services for these products to the Progressive Group Countdown stores.

DKSH started working with 3M in the 1990s in Thailand and has since then built long-standing business relationships in many other Asian markets, for all of DKSH’s four Business Units.

“DKSH New Zealand is the leading distributor into the New Zealand market, and the appointment ensures our goal to provide the highest possible service level to the Foodstuffs stores,” said Peter Tuck, ANZ Sales Manager, Grocery & Clubs, 3M Consumer Business Group.

“It is a privilege to begin this partnership with 3M, and we look forward to providing strong sales and marketing services to grow the business together,” said Paul Harris, General Manager, Sales and Marketing, DKSH New Zealand.