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Safic-Alcan releases its 2020 Sustainability Report

22nd of July 2021

Safic-Alcan, a global specialty chemicals distributor, is pleased to publish its second Sustainability report “The Durable Link: Moving Forward”. This report introduced...

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Safic-Alcan extends its distribution agreement with PMC ORGANOMETALLIX to the African continent

June 22, 2021 

Safic-Alcan, a global specialty chemicals distributor, is pleased to announce the extension of its distribution agreement with PMC Organometallix Inc. to the African...

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Safic-Alcan UK and Armor Pharma have started their distribution partnership

July 06th 2021

Safic-Alcan, a global specialty chemicals distributor, is pleased to announce a new partnership covering UK with Armor Pharma, a French manufacturer of pharma-grade lactose. This...

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SurfactGreen appoints ChemSpec for US east coast distribution

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 – SurfactGreen is expanding its global network with the appointment of ChemSpec’s Cosmetics Division as its US East Coast distributor for their biosourced cationic...

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Tolsa S.A. awards Adins distribution rights to ChemSpec USA & Canada

CHEMSPEC NORTH AMERICA is excited to announce that it has entered into an agreement with TOLSA S.A. to distribute the ADINS specialty products in both Canada and the U.S. Tolsa is headquartered in...

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Seqens Cosmetic Natural Ingredients appoints ChemSpec for US distribution

Thursday, April 8, 2021 – Seqens Cosmetic Natural Ingredients is expanding its global network with the appointment of ChemSpec’s Cosmetics Division as its US distributor for their innovative...

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Safic-Alcan extends distribution agreement with Momentive Performance Materials Inc in Northern Europe

January 1st 2021 – Safic-Alcan, an international specialty chemicals distributor, is pleased to announce it has reached an agreement to extend the existing cooperation with Momentive Performance...

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Safic-Alcan extends distribution agreement with Momentive Quartz Technologies across Europe

Paris-La Défense, June 29 2020 – Safic-Alcan, an international specialty chemicals distributor, is pleased to announce it has reached a pan-European distribution agreement with Momentive Quartz...

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Safic-Alcan extends distribution agreement with RapidPurge in Europe

Safic-Alcan, a global distributor of specialty chemicals, is pleased to announce that it has extended its distribution partnership with RapidPurge in Europe effective  from May 1st. 2020.

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Our Industry articles and formulations are meant to guide and inspire you in your business journey, from project to ingredient selection.

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Discover the science behind natural hydrocolloids to create innovative textures.

With a wide consumer interest in natural cosmetics, the number and demand for natural texturizers have grown strongly in recent years. Originally used in the food industry as an additive, these...

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Solid Cosmetics : A "solid” future in the beauty industry?

Sustainability has become a key driver in consumer behavior, as 75% of UK adults agree that they try to act in a way that is not harmful to the environment. This is particularly noticeable in...

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Welcome to the new era for nutraceuticals: nutricosmetics – beauty from within

Beauty from the inside out is what nutricosmetics are all about. They are ingestible nutritional dietary supplements that have migrated into the beauty space. Think ready-to-drink beverages and...

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Lipid Excipients from Stéarinerie DUBOIS * in Oral Sustainable & Green formulations

This is an article created by our Pharmaceuticals partner, Stéarinerie DUBOIS and written by Dr. Samer JOUDIEH, Head of the pharmaceutical Division.

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Our People : Pauline Chary

A passion for music and for Sustainability :Meet Pauline Chary.

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Our People : Philippe Cenreaud

Meet the Managing Director Group, Rubber & Plastics, Philippe Cenreaud.

He is responsible for the company’s Rubber & Plastics segment. Philippe has his roots in the Rubber industry and, with 30...

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Our People : Jose Lora

Meet the Managing Director Group, Life Sciences, Jose Lora

He is responsible for the company’s Life Sciences segment. In addition, he remains the Commercial Manager of Safic-Alcan...

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Our People : Jean-Michel Guyon

Meet our General Manager & Group Chief Financial Officer, Jean-Michel Guyon

Jean-Michel joined Safic-Alcan as CFO in 2007. Appointed General Manager in 2016, he added also the overall...

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Our People : Yann Lissillour

Meet Yann Lissillour, our Head of group Mergers & Acquisitions, Managing Director Group, CASE & Industrial Specialties. 

Prior to his new appointment, Yann Lissillour was Director M&A and Group...

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