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Safic-Alcan extends its distribution agreement with Nouryon in EU

La Défense, 30th September 2022

Safic-Alcan, a global specialty chemicals distributor, enters into an agreement with Nouryon, a global specialty chemicals leader to distribute the Perkadox® and...

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Safic-Alcan consolidates its presence in Brazil

Safic-Alcan consolidates its presence in Brazil and acquires Sarfam Indústria Comércio e Importação Ltda.

Paris-La Défense, September 21, 2022– Safic-Alcan, a major distributor of specialty...

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Safic-Alcan establishes its presence in South America

Paris-La Défense, September 20, 2022 – Safic-Alcan, a major distributor of specialty chemicals, announces that it has acquired 100% of Proquimil Produtos Químicos, a Brazilian chemical distributor...

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Safic-Alcan UK rewarded with a Platinum Medal from EcoVadis

Safic-Alcan UK, August 2022

Safic-Alcan UK announces today that it has been awarded the highest recognition from EcoVadis. Being awarded a platinum medal is a fantastic recognition of its...

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Shenzhen Winkey Pharmaceutical and ChemSpec Ltd enter into a new agreement for the US market

Shenzhen Winkey Pharmaceutical and Safic-Alcan are entering into an agreement in the US for the distribution of WKPep™ cosmetic peptides for the personal care markets. The territory scope of the...

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Chemspec awarded Ecovadis 2022 gold sustainability rating

August 10, 2022

UNTIONTOWN, OH—ChemSpec, Ltd. is excited to announce that EcoVadis has awarded it a “GOLD” Sustainability Rating. This accomplishment includes scoring in the 97th percentile...

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Arkema, Rheology & Specialty Additives and ChemSpec Ltd, a member of Safic-Alcan, enter into a new agreement for the US market

Arkema, Rheology & Specialty Additives and Safic-Alcan are entering into an agreement in the US for the distribution of Rheostyl™ rheology modifiers and Rheostyl™ E polymeric emulsifiers to the...

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Safic-Alcan acquires European Additives

Paris-La Défense, May 31, 2022 – Safic-Alcan, a major distributor of specialty chemicals, announces that it has acquired 100% of European Additives GmbH, Inc. a German chemical distributor...

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ChemSpec at NYSCC Suppliers’ Day 2022

What is your Beauty Persona?

Ultimate Beauty? Holistic Beauty/Beauty Activist? Ageless Aesthetics? Functional Beauty? Or a little bit of the 4!

Join us at NYSCC Suppliers' Day 2022 at the...

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Industry Insights

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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5 steps for eco-designing in the cosmetic industry

When it comes to eco-design in the cosmetics industry and more specifically to sustainable beauty, the first idea that comes to mind is developing  environmental-friendly packaging. However...

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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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Our People: Giorgio Gussoni

When he first joined Safic-Alcan Italia (SAI), Giorgio Gussoni had no sales experience. 23 years later, he has just been appointed general manager of the branch. He kindly sat down with us this...

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Our People : Amy Walsh

When Amy is not playing for her local Roller Derby Team called Liverpool Roller Birds, she loves creating new and innovative solutions for the Beauty market. Meet Amy...

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Hutchinson and Safic-Alcan: transforming the rubber industry together

Looking through Safic-Alcan’s records, we can see it first sold rubber to Hutchinson way back in 1861.

That means it is over 160 years since their business relationship began. And they...

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Your guide to efficient & functional colour solutions

Looking for an innovative solution to meet your demand for efficiency and sustainability? Continue reading this guide to learn about the most important things to consider when looking for a...

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Our People : René Smit

Let's meet today our colleague from the Netherlands, René Smit, Business Development Director for the Adhesive & Industry Specialties Market !

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Our People : Ivana Terruso

From her passion to horses to her challenges in the Plastics Industry as a Sales Manager in Italy : Hear from Ivana Terruso ( and her lovely dog Pippi).

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Our People : Diem Demirci

Meet Diem Demirci, a super fun and talented Technical Sales from our DACH Rubber Team!

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