Paris-La Défense, March 13, 2019 – Safic-Alcan, an international specialty chemicals distributor, is pleased to announce the extension of its partnership with Evonik to new products and new territories, effective immediately.

For many years, Safic-Alcan has been working with Evonik for the distribution of their silicas (AEROSIL® and ACEMATT®) in France and Benelux, and with the Air Products Specialty Additives (SURFYNOL® and DYNOLTM) in France and Belgium. The addition of TEGO® additives will provide Safic-Alcan SAS and Safic-Alcan Necarbo B.V. with the complete Coating Additives range and further strengthen this longstanding business relationship, allowing our customers to be supplied by a single distributor.

In addition, the agreement also extends to Safic-Alcan UK for the distribution of the liquid additives (TEGO® and SURFYNOL® & DYNOLTM) in the UK and Ireland.

Safic-Alcan’s customers will be served by dedicated technical sales teams in each country, supported by our state-of-the-art coatings laboratory in the Netherlands.

“We are excited about the expansion of our cooperation with Safic-Alcan. Based on the strong partnership built in the past, we can now fully leverage on our vision to create and deliver value at its best to the coatings and printing ink market.” said Thomas Ries, Vice President Channel Management of Evonik Coating Additives

“This initiative is another milestone in our long-standing cooperation with Evonik. Cultivating trust and shared expertise are the basis of our sustainable and close relationship with our principals,” said Philippe Combette, CEO of SAFIC-ALCAN.

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, 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 2018, Safic-Alcan posted sales revenues of 611 M€.

About Evonik
Evonik is one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals. The focus on more specialty businesses,
customer-oriented innovative prowess and a trustful and performance-oriented corporate culture form
the heart of Evonik’s corporate strategy. They are the lever for profitable growth and a sustained
increase in the value of the company. Evonik benefits specifically from its customer proximity and
leading market positions. Evonik is active in over 100 countries around the world with more than
36,000 employees. In fiscal 2018, the enterprise generated sales of €15 billion and an operating profit
(adjusted EBITDA) of €2.6 billion.


Safic-Alcan Press contact:
Liliane Perez
Corporate Communications
Tel. +33 (0)1 46 92 63 07