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Safic-Alcan welcomes David Jackson as the Managing Director of ChemSpec Canada

TORONTO, Monday, October 18, 2021

Effective immediately, ChemSpec Canada, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of David Jackson as inaugural Managing Director.

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SAFIC-ALCAN and LABEMA strengthen their cooperation around the world

October 7th, 2021

Safic-Alcan, a global specialty chemicals distributor, is pleased to announce the expansion of its distribution agreement with LABEMA in Portugal, Poland, South Africa, Czech...

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Safic-Alcan acquires Rit-Chem

September 27th, 2021

Safic-Alcan, a major distributor of specialty chemicals, announces that it has acquired 100% of Rit-Chem Co., Inc. a boutique chemical distributor specializing in the...

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Safic-Alcan Necarbo and Polytechs have started their partnership

September 22nd, 2021

Safic-Alcan, a global specialty chemicals distributor, is pleased to announce a new partnership, covering the BENELUX, with Polytechs, a French manufacturer of additive...

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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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Neossance™ Squalane, the third generation squalane

Well known for its cosmetic properties, squalane was first extracted from the liver oil of some sharks, and then from olive oil in the 80s. Today a third generation arrives on the market, obtained...

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How to source and secure your progesterone hormone supply?

During a pandemic, more than ever, it is crucial to have a strong pharmaceutical supply chain secured from China to Europe and the possibility of building safety stocks. But how can you achieve a...

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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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