Orion Awards Chemspec Distribution Rights For Its Carbon Black Line

Orion Awards Chemspec Distribution Rights For Its Carbon Black Line

UNIONTOWN, OHIO - June 26th, 2023 – ChemSpec, a subsidiary of Safic-Alcan, and a leading supplier in specialty chemicals, is pleased to announce a new partnership with Orion Engineered Carbons to distribute Orion’s carbon black product portfolio. Orion is an international company with production facilities here in the U.S., which offers high quality carbon black products for rubber goods, coatings and inks, polymers, and other applications.

ChemSpec will promote these products into rubber mechanical goods manufacturing in both the U.S. and Canada. ChemSpec President Dave Moreland had the following to say about the announcement :

We are very excited to be representing such a strong international player in the carbon black space. I am confident that our and Orion’s shared commercial expertise in the rubber market, along with Orion’s strong product portfolio and technical know-how, will allow us to become a very successful partner with Orion across the U.S. and Canada.


We are delighted to further extend overseas to North America our long-running partnership in Europe, South and EastAfrica with Orion Engineered Carbons. This will enhance our strategy to strengthen our durable link with a key partner.”

About Chemspec

ChemSpec is a North American specialty chemical distribution firm, working within the industrial polymer compounding market and the cosmetic ingredients industry. ChemSpec is a subsidiary of Paris-based Safic-Alcan Group, an international specialty chemical distribution company, focusing on both industrial and life science chemistry. Learn More

About Orion Engineered Carbons

Orion Engineered Carbons (NYSE: OEC) is a leading global supplier of carbon black, a solid form of carbon produced as powder or pellets. The material is made to customers’ exacting specifications for tires, coatings, ink, batteries, plastics and numerous other specialty, high-performance applications. Carbon black is used to tint, colorize, provide reinforcement, conduct electricity, increase durability and add UV protection. Orion has innovation centers on three continents and 14 plants worldwide, offering the most diverse variety of production processes in the industry. The company’s corporate lineage goes back more than 160 years to Germany, where it operates the world’s longest-running carbon black plant. Orion is a leading innovator, applying a deep understanding of customers’ needs to deliver sustainable solutions. Learn More

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