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Safic-Alcan Acquires 100% of Techform, Expands Footprint in UK

Published on 2018-01-10. Author : SpecialChem

Safic-Alcan UK has acquired 100% of Techform Fine Chemicals Limited, a chemical distributor specializing in the construction sector in United Kingdom and Ireland.

Safic-Alcan Acquires 100% of Techform

Footprint in Construction

Techform is a specialty chemicals distributor with a focus upon the UK and Ireland market. “The acquisition of Techform will enable us to strengthen our footprint in the construction sector and widen our Group expertise in this field,” stated Yann Lissillour, Director of Mergers and Acquisitions for Safic-Alcan.

Techform produces and distributes a wide range of polymers, thickeners, accelerators, retarders, shrinkage compensators, defoamers, air entrainers, plasticizers, binders, as well as specialty additives portfolio grouped under its private label name.

Stepping Stone

Mike Strong, Director of Techform Fine Chemicals Limited:

“This fits well and will ensure future growth. I will also continue in a consultancy role to support customers and suppliers during the transition.”

Philippe Combette, CEO of Safic-Alcan:

“As part of our overall C.A.S.E. strategy, we see this acquisition as a stepping stone in the UK market and we look forward to further building on this additional expertise within Safic-Alcan.”

Source: Safic-Alcan
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