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DIC APAC Team Welcomes C & E to APAC Office and Wraps Up 2023 with a CSR Initiative

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DIC celebrated the integration of the Color & Effects Team into its Singapore office, following the successful acquisition of BASF Colors & Effects in 2019. To foster team synergy and contribute back to the community, the DIC APAC Office undertook a Beach Cleaning initiative alongside DIC Alkylphenol Singapore and Color & Effects Singapore. Below are some highlights from the events. 

Embracing Sustainability Together: DIC’s CSR Initiative – Beach Cleaning at East Coast Park, Singapore 

On 8th Dec 2023, DIC Asia Pacific, DIC Alkylphenol Singapore and Color & Effects Singapore gathered to kickstart the beach cleaning initiative at East Coast Park, Singapore. 

DIC APAC CSR Beach Cleaning Team Photo

The primary objective of this CSR initiative was to give back to the community and contribute to the broader movement towards sustainability encapsulated in DIC’s visionary goals for 2030. Equipped with gloves and trash bags, every participant geared up for a collective effort to clean and preserve the beauty of the beach. 

Team getting geared up with gloves and trash bags
Collaborative Efforts in Beach Cleaning DIC APAC
Collaborative Efforts in Beach Cleaning

Collaborative Efforts in Beach Cleaning Photo 2

C & E Team

DIC APAC Celebrates Synergy: Welcome Lunch for C & E Team 

In a spirited celebration of collaboration and growth, DIC Asia Pacific warmly welcomed the Color & Effects Team to the Singapore office. This is following the successful acquisition of BASF Colors & Effects in 2019, that positioned DIC as a global pigment powerhouse, offering a broader spectrum of solutions across various industries.  

“Our acquisition of BCE brings together complementary resources and expertise of two recognized leaders in innovation, product stewardship, regulatory leadership, application support and manufacturing,” said Kaoru Ino, President and Chief Executive Officer of DIC. 

Embracing a dynamic and open workspace post-COVID, DIC APAC extended a warm welcome to the Color & Effects Team – through a welcome buffet lunch! 

Paul Koek, Regional Managing Director of APAC Office, shared his messages of reflection for the past year 2023, and words of encouragement for the next year. Additionally, Umit Hancer, Business Development Director of C & E also shared his positive outlook for a successful 2024! 

Speakers from left to right: Paul Koek, Regional Managing Director of DIC APAC, and Umit Hancer, Business Development Director of C & E

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