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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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ChemSpec Ltd, a member of Safic-Alcan, is a new distribution partner of CosmAct S.A.S. in the US market

10th April 2022

ChemSpec Ltd, a member of Safic-Alcan, a global distributor of specialty chemicals, is pleased to announce a new partnership with CosmAct S.A.S in the United States for the...

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Safic-Alcan extends its distribution agreement with Michelman into the African continent

Paris-La Défense, April 25th 2022

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

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Safic-Alcan and PolymerExpert have extended their distribution agreement for Italy

Safic Alcan Italy, 10th January 2022

Safic-Alcan, a global specialty chemicals distributor, is pleased to announce a new partnership with PolymerExpert, an important company which is focused on...

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Meet Safic-Alcan at in-cosmetics global 2022!

Visit us at in-cosmetics global in Paris - Porte de Versailles, from 5 to 7 April!

In-cosmetics global is the leading trade show dedicated to ingredients and raw materials for the cosmetic...

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Join ChemSpec in Chicago for MWSCC TEAMWORKS 2022

ChemSpec invites you to discover your innovations for tomorrow. Customers and consumers expect more and more from their products on the shelves – let us help you make that a reality. Come and...

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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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Our People : Amy Walsh

Roller skater and pillar of our UK lab, meet Amy Walsh!

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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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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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Our People : Mustafa ARSLAN

When Mustafa is not reading one of the 60 books he reads every year, he is the director of the Plastics industry in Turkey. Meet him!

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REACH regulations : the SVHC product list

Safic-Alcan is a global specialty chemicals distributor that offers a direct access to a large and diverse portfolio of innovative products. Our regulatory support accompanies our partners not...

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