Safic-Alcan announces extended partnership with Orion Engineered Carbons in East Africa.

Safic-Alcan announces extended partnership with Orion Engineered Carbons in East Africa.

Paris-La Defense, May 1st, 2023 – Safic-Alcan is pleased to announce that it has entered into an extended distribution agreement with Orion Engineered Carbons in Eastern Africa, effective May 1st., 2023.

The extended distribution agreement covers specialty carbon blacks and rubber carbon blacks, for applications such as mechanical rubber goods, coating and ink systems, polymers and other special applications.

The Safic-Alcan Group and Orion Engineered Carbons have already a long-standing and successful partnership in Europe and this agreement comes after a further extension a couple of years ago, in South Africa.

We are excited to further extend our long-running partnership with Orion Engineered Carbons a global leader in engineered carbon blacks. We are confident that this new agreement will further strengthen our relationship with Orion and will allow us to enhance our product portfolio and product offering in Eastern Africa and thus satisfy a wider range of customers.

“This is another step in our cooperation with Safic-Alcan in Africa. With this agreement, we underline our commitment to the carbon black customers in the East African market and are confident that the excellent service offered by Safic-Alcan is ideally suited to the performance of our products,” stated Udo Engels, Vice President of Sales EMEA, Orion Engineered Carbons GmbH.

About Safic-Alcan
Safic-Alcan is a French independent distributor of specialty chemicals headquartered in Paris La Défense (France). The company develops and provides a wide range of polymers, materials and additives for the rubber, coatings, adhesives, thermoplastics, polyurethane, lubricants, detergency, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and nutraceuticals industries. With a network of 35 offices strategically located in Europe, Turkey, the Middle East, North America, Mexico, South America, China and South Africa, and 780 people worldwide, Safic-Alcan generated a turnover of 907 M€ in 2022. Learn More

About Orion Engineered Carbons
Orion Engineered Carbons (NYSE: OEC) is a worldwide supplier of Carbon Black. We produce high-performance as well as standard Gas Blacks, Furnace Blacks, Lamp Blacks, Thermal Blacks and other Specialty Carbon Blacks that tint, colourize and enhance the performance of polymers, plastics, paints and coatings, inks and toners, adhesives and sealants, tires, and mechanical rubber goods such as automotive belts and hoses. Orion runs 14 global production sites globally and four Applied Technology Centers. This group has approximately 1,455 employees worldwide. For more information, visit our website

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