From humble beginnings in a small rented warehouse in Melbourne, DS Chemport (Australia) Pty Ltd has grown to become a well known name in the printing and graphic arts industry.



Company begins operations as Chemport (Australia) Pty Ltd supplying Australian made pressroom chemicals to the Australian market.


Alliance established with DS Druckerei Service GmbH in Germany.


Establishment of a joint venture operation in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia called DS Chemport (Malaysia) Sdn Bdh.


Due to rapid growth, manufacturing and head office relocated to a new facility in Campbellfield, Victoria. Company name changed to DS Chemport (Australia) Pty Ltd to reflect global relationships.


Company expands product offering from pressroom chemicals to include UV curable inks and coatings and waterbased coatings.


DS Chemport purchases a local manufacturer in Auckland in order to increase market presence in New Zealand.


DS Chemport acquired by Fuji Hunt Photo Chemicals, a subsidiary of Fujifilm Corporation, Japan.


Product range expanded to include post press products such as stitching wire, strapping and adhesives.


DS Chemport is appointed exclusive distributor for Vulcan blankets in Australia and constructs a new, state-of-the-art 2000 m2 converting facility on the existing Campbellfield site.