Safic-Alcan Expands Collaboration with Imerys as Distribution Partner for Rubber in Eastern Europe

Safic-Alcan Expands Collaboration with Imerys

La Défense, December 18th 2023 – Safic-Alcan, a leading distributor of specialty chemicals, is delighted to announce the expansion of its successful collaboration with Imerys, a global leader in mineral-based solutions. Effective from January 2024, Safic-Alcan will become the exclusive distribution partner for Imerys in multiple Eastern European countries, and specifically for the rubber markets.

This expansion marks a significant milestone in our partnership, which began in 2021 in select European Union countries. The extension of our agreement on white fillers for rubber reaffirms the strength of the relationship between Safic-Alcan and Imerys, showcasing our commitment to providing high-quality products and services to our customers.

Product Range Offered by Safic-Alcan :

Talc, Wollastonite, PCC (precipitated calcium carbonate), Carbonates, Mica, Kaolin, Diatomite, Perlite, and more.

Safic-Alcan is dedicated to delivering excellence in distribution and service, ensuring that our customers have access to a comprehensive range of Imerys products. As the sole distribution partner in Eastern Europe, we are well-positioned to meet the growing demands of the rubber industry in the region.

We are thrilled to strengthen our partnership with Safic-Alcan. Their extensive distribution network and commitment to customer satisfaction and their technical expertise in rubber business align perfectly with Imerys' values. Together, we look forward to providing innovative solutions to the rubber markets in Eastern Europe, such as new products at the high voltage cables, mineral solutions as char promoters and reinforcement additives for all rubber applications, among others.

Commenting on the extended agreement, Sophie PELLISSIER, Global Rubber Business Unit Director at Safic-Alcan, stated, "The extension of our collaboration with Imerys underscores Safic-Alcan's dedication to offering unparalleled value to our customers. We are excited to continue contributing to the success of the rubber industry in Eastern Europe by providing access to Imerys' top-notch products and technical expertise."

For further information, please contact us on our website or reach out to your usual Safic-Alcan representative.

About Safic-Alcan

Safic-Alcan is a French independent distributor of specialty chemicals headquartered in Paris La Défense (France). The Company develops and provides wide ranges 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, 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 Imerys

The world’s leading supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions for industry with €4.3 billion in revenue and  14,000 employees in 2022, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to a great number of sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its understanding of applications, technological knowledge and expertise in material science to deliver solutions by beneficiating its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. Imerys’ solutions contribute essential properties to customers’ products and their performance, including heat resistance, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and water repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

For more information about us and what we do, please visit our website.  


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