Safic-Alcan establishes its presence in South America

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Paris-La Défense, September 20, 2022 – Safic-Alcan, a major distributor of specialty chemicals, announces that it has acquired 100% of Proquimil Produtos Químicos, a Brazilian chemical distributor specializing in rubber and plastic polymers and additives.

The integration will be led by Luiz Maranho, a seasoned Brazilian executive in the chemical distribution sector, who recently joined the Group to become General Manager of Safic-Alcan Brasil, the newly established entity in the region.

Established over 40 years ago by Mr.Oswaldo Ruffo, Proquimil has established itself as a recognized leader in the field of rubber and plastic distribution.

They represent an impressive portfolio of blue-chip producers, providing strong synergies with Safic-Alcan’s existing network.

“The establishment of Safic-Alcan Brasil, the acquisition of Proquimil and the onboarding of Luiz are major steps towards our goal for ongoing geographical diversification. The core business of Proquimil is rubber, so it is quite fitting to start our activities in South America in a sector very much entrenched in our DNA”

“I am delighted to welcome Proquimil’s employees to the Group. I look forward to ensuring a smooth transition with the help of Mr.Oswaldo Ruffo and Mr.Oswaldo Ruffo filho”

About Proquimil

Proquimil, founded 40 years ago in Diadema, state of São Paulo, is a distributor of chemical products for companies in the rubber and plastic sectors. Proquimil distributes and represents a diversified range of products from leading market brands.

Our longstanding commitment to ethics, responsibility and seriousness in commercial relations has earned us the respect and admiration of our customers both in Brazil and abroad.

We offer innovative solutions, an active commercial team, quality technical advice and a trained and efficient logistics team, with an emphasis on excellent product delivery. We maintain an internal team capable of offering personalized services, aiming at the best business opportunities, maximizing value to our customers, partners, suppliers and employees.
Our products meet the most stringent safety standards and are of world-class quality.

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