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Safic-Alcan Extends Distribution Agreement with DuPont for Vamac®

Published on 2016-07-22. Author : SpecialChem

Paris-La Défense -- Safic-Alcan has announced an extended exclusive agreement with DuPont Performance Materials for Vamac® distribution throughout Europe.

Safic-Alcan Extends Distribution
Agreement with DuPont for Vamac

Drawing on their successful partnership with Safic-Alcan for France, Spain, Portugal, Benelux, Italy and the Nordic countries, DuPont Performance Materials has decided to extend its existing Vamac® distribution agreement all over Europe.

The new territories covered by Safic-Alcan are: UK, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Hungary, Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Albania, Poland, Romania, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Russia, Moldavia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Belarus, Greece, Turkey and South Africa.

DuPont Vamac® is widely used in engineered elastomer applications where superior thermal and chemical resistance is needed. Selected for broad ranges of demanding applications like automotive components, cables, jacketing or different seals and gaskets, Ethylene Acrylic Elastomer delivers long term durability in challenging environments.

Safic-Alcan teams are looking forward to further developments for Vamac® grades with customers on the new territories by taking advantage of synergies with their own branded range of specialty additives dedicated to Vamac® applications. Safic-Alcan is well known worldwide for its specialty curing agents among which (Vulcofac®), plasticizers (Nycoflex, Alcanplast), processing aids (Ofalub®), antioxidants (Alchem) as well as for continuously offering new technical solutions for Vamac® formulations that responds to specific needs like high or low-temperature specifications or passing more demanding SH&E regulations.

About Safic-Alcan

Safic-Alcan, a French multinational distributor of specialty 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 and the United States. In 2015, Safic-Alcan posted revenue of 466 M€.

Source: Safic-Alcan

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