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Evonik Expands Distribution Agreement with Safic-Alcan for Functional Silanes in Italy

Published on 2016-02-11. Author : SpecialChem

PARIS-LA DÉFENSE -- Safic-Alcan, an international specialty chemicals distributor, announces an extended exclusive agreement with Evonik for functional silanes in Italy. Marketed under the trade name Dynasylan®, functional silanes of EVONIK are used in a wide range of applications such as sealants, coatings, fillers and metal treatment, foundry resins, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, plastics, rubber and composites.

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Fig. 1: Evonik Expands Distribution Agreement with Safic-Alcan

This new deal builds on existing successful agreements between Safic-Alcan and Evonik. As Safic-Alcan is already the exclusive partner of EVONIK for the Dynasylan® range in France, UK, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Turkey and the Middle East.

“Safic-Alcan is well placed to expand the market of functional silanes in Italy with the state-of-the-art product range of Dynaylan while offering technical advice and a high quality service allowing to improve product performance”, stated Philippe Combette, General Manager of Safic-Alcan. “Silane department of Evonik Resource Efficiency is very happy to increase and strengthen our cooperation and partnership with Safic-Alcan”, stated Helmut Buesser, Sales Director Europe Silanes.

About Safic-Alcan
Safic-Alcan, a French multinational distributor of speciality chemicals headquartered in Paris-La Défense (France), develops and provides a large range 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 European countries Safic-Alcan posted nearly 403 M€ of revenues in 2014. The company is led by Martial Lecat, Philippe Combette and Jean-Michel Guyon.

About Resource Efficiency

The Resource Efficiency segment is led by Evonik Resource Efficiency GmbH and supplies high performance materials for environmentally friendly as well as energy-efficient systems to the automotive, paints & coatings, adhesives, construction, and many other industries. This segment employed about 7,800 employees, and generated sales of around €4 billion in 2014.

About Evonik

Evonik, the creative industrial group from Germany, is one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals, operating in the Nutrition & Care, Resource Efficiency and Performance Materials segments. The company benefits from its innovative prowess and integrated technology platforms. In 2014 more than 33,000 employees generated sales of around €12.9 billion and an operating profit (adjusted EBITDA) of about €1.9 billion.

Source: Safic-Alcan

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