Paris-La Défense, March 6th, 2018 – SAFIC-ALCAN has been appointed by METALL CHEMIE GmbH & Co. KG to distribute their full range of lubricant additives in France. The agreement is effective immediately.

SAFIC-ALCAN will take over the exclusive distribution in France of METALL CHEMIE’s full range of lubricant additives for oil-and water-based applications.

METALL CHEMIE’s wide range of lubricant additives can be used as corrosion inhibitors, metal deactivators, extreme pressure (EP) or anti-wear (AW) additives, or as friction modifiers.

These products will strengthen the portfolio of the French “Industrial Specialties” Business Unit, strongly involved in the lubricant industry, and will enable this dedicated team to better serve the French lubricant market.


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, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics industries.
The Group is present in all major countries of the European Union, as well as in Turkey, and China with on-going strategic development in Eastern Europe, the USA and Mexico. In 2016,
Safic-Alcan posted sales revenues of 508 M€.


METALL-CHEMIE GmbH & Co. KG is a Hamburg-based well-established corporation that supplies premium quality products and services to its customers in the oils and fats industry throughout the world. The company produces lubricant additives for oil- and water-based applications, a variety of chemicals for specialty applications, and offer consulting services in process engineering and process optimization.



Liliane Perez

Corporate Communications

Tel. +33 (0)1 46 92 64 01