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French speciality chemicals distributor Safic-Alcan extends its distribution agreement with RapidPurge in Europe

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French speciality chemicals distributor Safic-Alcan extends its distribution agreement with RapidPurge in Europe

June 15, 2020 - 11:15
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PARIS, June 15, 2020 (Press Release) -Safic-Alcan, a global distributor of specialty chemicals, is happy to announce that it has extended its distribution partnership with RapidPurge in Europe effective May 1st. 2020.

The extended agreement covers Spain, Portugal, UK, Ireland, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Greece, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia, Serbia and Turkey. Safic-Alcan is already a successful partner for RapidPurge in France and Italy.

RapidPurge is a US leader manufacturer of chemical and mechanical purging compounds for thermoplastic processing. Its products are specially formulated to address high degradation, difficult color changeovers and challenging resident residue issues. These products can also be used to clean Injection Molding, Extrusion and Blow Molding equipment.

We are happy with this extended partnership which is the result of our longstanding and successful partnership with RapidPurge. We are confident that this new opportunity will allow us to grow our business further in all the new allocated territories while enhancing our image as a global distributor of purging compounds», stated Philippe Combette, CEO of SaficAlcan.

“We are very excited to be expanding our relationship with Safic Alcan.” said RapidPurge Owner Joseph Serell. “They offer superior technical support and local inventory for immediate delivery. Safic Alcan embodies the RapidPurge spirit of “customers first!”

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 specialized 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 630 people worldwide and generated a turnover of 630 M€ in 2019.

About RapidPurge

RapidPurge created the purging compound industry in 1979 when it developed the first thermoplastic purging agent. It has remained the world’s leading purging compound supplier with a complete line of chemical and mechanical purging compounds. RapidPurge’s exclusive chemical grades are recognized to be the most effective solution for removing stubborn deposits and contamination. Mechanical grades are cost effective solutions for all resins in all thermoplastic processing machines.