Safic-Alcan consolidates its presence in Brazil

Safic-Alcan acquires Sarfam 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 chemicals, announces that it has acquired 100% of Sarfam, a Brazilian chemical distributor specializing in the personal care, perfumery and cosmetics sectors.


Established exactly 25 years ago by Mrs Maria Antonia Salerno, Sarfam has a strong presence in the Brazilian market, being extremely renowned and covering the entire national area in its operations. Sarfam is headquartered in São Paulo. Their application laboratory abilities will reinforce Safic-Alcan’s own existing network. 

“ With the recent establishment of Safic-Alcan Brasil and the acquisition of Proquimil, the addition of Sarfam into the Group presents great further diversification and many synergetic opportunities, especially in relation to key supplier relationships.”

“I am so happy and proud to welcome Sarfam´s team to the Safic-Alcan Group. This is an exciting moment for all. From Safic-Alcan’s perspective, this enhances its position in the Brazilian distribution market and its global place in cosmetics, a strategic market for the group. We welcome Sarfam’s employees to the entrepreneurial team of Safic-Alcan. For me personally, it is a big honour to lead this family, allowing me the opportunity to be back in the sector of Personal Care. I look forward to ensuring a smooth transition with the help of Mrs. Maria Antônia.”

About Sarfam

Sarfam has been distributing high quality raw materials and bioactives from the most renowned global manufacturers to the cosmetics industry in Brazil for over 25 years.

With headquarters in São Paulo and a team of representatives in the main production centers in the country, it serves the most important companies in the Brazilian cosmetic sector, offering solutions in chemical specialties, with the constant objective of meeting the needs of its clients.

Sarfam's premise is the search for innovation, with high performance chemical actives and additives and quality assurance, always taking care of the service, inspiring its clients to develop innovative products.

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