Safic-Alcan and Dow expand distribution agreement

Safic-Alcan and Dow expand…

Safic-Alcan, an international specialty chemicals distributor, is pleased to announce the extension of its agreement with Dow for the distribution of the flocking adhesives range. Drawing on the success of the existing agreement for Dow’s other product ranges, the extension will cover Europe, Middle East, and Africa region (EMEA), effective April 1st 2019.

The agreement includes such trademarks as Polyflock, Mor-Flock, Polyprime and Catalyseur CA, which are a series of one or two component flocking adhesives (including primer and catalyst), solvent or waterborne, that bond very well to various elastomers for weatherstrip production.

“We are very pleased with the extension of our partnership with Dow for flocking adhesives” said Philippe Combette, CEO of Safic-Alcan. “Their leading brands of high performance adhesives will allow us to enhance our product portfolio dedicated to the production of very technical weatherstrip part, a key market segment for our rubber activities”, concluded Philippe Combette.

“The extension of this agreement is testament to the reliability and reach of Safic-Alcan’s network that enable us to offer our customers timely access to Dow’s range of world-class technologies,” added Ana Carolina Haracemiv, Dow’s commercial director for polyurethanes in EMEA”.

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, adhesives, thermoplastics, polyurethane lubricants, detergency, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals industries.

Dow combines one of the broadest technology sets in the industry with asset integration, focused innovation and global scale to achieve profitable growth and become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company. Dow’s portfolio of performance materials, industrial intermediates and plastics businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated science-based products and solutions for our customers in high-growth segments, such as packaging, infrastructure and consumer care.