A global group

PROFILE

From its original trading activities, Safic-Alcan has evolved and diversified its business to follow the industrial changes and global market trend.

European leader in specialty chemicals distribution, Safic-Alcan has focused its services on preparation, marketing and distribution to industries such as Rubber, Paintings, Cosmetics and Pharmaceutics.

In this sector, Safic-Alcan has been able to assert its leadership in Europe :
  • N°1 in European rubber industry for speciality chemicals distribution
  • 466 million Euros of consolidated turnover (including commissionned sales) in 2015
  • 84% of the consolidated turnover made in Europe
  • 2015 workforce : 448 employees

Since 2014, Safic-Alcan has been a member of the Fondation du Caoutchouc (FDCA) , under the aegis of the Fondation de France.


HISTORICAL TIMELINE

 

1847 Foundation as a trading company of tropicals products  
1928 Beginning of the distribution activity with Dupont de Nemours for chemicals  
1963 SAI - Italy Rubber
1966 ISISA - Spain Rubber
1987 IMPROQUIME - Portugal Rubber
1988 Development of the rubber chemicals activity  
1991 OFACI - France (Eastman Distribution)
Creation of coatings activity
Coatings
1995 POLYTRADING -France Coatings
1998 GÖBEL & PFRENGLE- Germany
Creation of the fine chemicals activity
Rubber
1999 AKM - United Kingdom Rubber
2001 SOCHIBO - France Fine Chemicals
2002 NORDICA ELASTOMER - Sweden Rubber
2005 OERTER CHEMICALS - BENELUX Fine Chemicals - Rubber
2006 HUBRON - Czech Republic
BIM SIFRAM GROUP et SICHUAN HUAFAMEI - France and China (50%)
sales of natural Products Division (trading)
Rubber
Fine Chemicals
2007 BIM SIFRAM GROUP (100%) - France and SICHUAN HUAFAMEI - Chine (50%)
Change in shareholders : ING Parcom Private Equity
Fine Chemicals
2008 EGGAR Chemicals - United Kingdom Coatings
2011 Interplast - Turkey Thermoplastics
2012 Necarbo - Netherlands Coatings
2013 Laserson - France Cosmetics
2015 ChemSpec Ltd - USA Rubber & Adhesives
2015 Chimsnab BG – Bulgaria Coatings, Plastics & Cosmetics
2016 100% Kemcare Cosmetics
2016 100% Safic-Alcan Nordic Rubber, Thermoplastics
2016 100% Interplast Rubber, Thermoplastics
2016 100% Sichuan HuaFaMei Fine Chemicals
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