Michelman has extended its distribution agreement with Safic-Alcan to Central Europe, Poland and Turkey.
Safic-Alcan is an 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, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics industries. The group is present in all major EU countries, as well as in Turkey and China, It also has on-going strategic developments in Eastern Europe, the US and Mexico.
Capitalizing on the success that Safic-Alcan has had in France and the UK distributing coating additives, surface modifiers, and paper and packaging coating options, Michelman will now have Safic-Alcan manage its distribution throughout its subsidiaries located in Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary, Serbia and Turkey.
Safic-Alcan CEO Philippe Combette said: ‘We are happy to have been selected by Michelman for distributing its products on these high potential markets because Michelman is a key player in the coatings and specialty chemicals industry,
‘Michelman’s product portfolio will offer our customers a variety of performance properties as well as opportunities in formulating, designing and processing innovative and sustainable products.
Paul Griffith, chief marketing officer, vice president and EMEA managing director, Michelman International SARL, said: ‘Safic-Alcan is well known for its high quality of service and strong technical support and we are excited to extend our partnership to include the Central European market and Turkey. This initiative will enable us to enhance our presence in this region.’