French speciality chemicals distributor Safic-Alcan extends agreement with Dow for distribution of flocking adhesives range in EMEA region

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French speciality chemicals distributor Safic-Alcan extends agreement with Dow for distribution of flocking adhesives range in EMEA region

April 29, 2019 - 06:48
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PARIS, April 29, 2019 (Press Release) -Safic-Alcan, an international specialty chemicals distributor, is pleased to announce the extension of its agreement with Dow for the distribution of the flocking adhesives range. Drawing on the success of the existing agreement for Dow’s other product ranges, the extension will cover Europe, Middle East, and Africa region (EMEA), effective April 1st 2019.

The agreement includes such trademarks as POLYFLOCK, MOR-FLOCK, POLYPRIME and CATALYSEUR CA, which are a series of one or two component flocking adhesives (including primer and catalyst), solvent or waterborne, that bond very well to various elastomers for weatherstrip production.

“We are very pleased with the extension of our partnership with Dow for flocking adhesives” said Philippe Combette, CEO of Safic-Alcan. “Their leading brands of high performance adhesives will allow us to enhance our product portfolio dedicated to the production of very technical weatherstrip part, a key market segment for our rubber activities”, concluded Philippe Combette.

“The extension of this agreement is testament to the reliability and reach of Safic-Alcan’s network that enable us to offer our customers timely access to Dow’s range of world-class technologies,” added Ana Carolina Haracemiv, Dow’s commercial director for polyurethanes in EMEA”.

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 25 offices strategically located in Europe, Turkey, the Middle East, China, the USA and Mexico, the company represents state-of-the art manufacturers around the world. Its highly specialised sales engineers allow Safic-Alcan to provide dedicated technical expertise and high performance solutions thus creating long term partnership with most of its principals and customers. Safic-Alcan employs 585 people worldwide and generated a turnover of 611 M€ in 2018.