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Safic-Alcan Acquires Techform Fine Chemicals to Strengthen Plasticizers Portfolio

Published on 2018-01-11. Author : SpecialChem

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

Strengthening Footprint in the Construction Sector

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 a specialty additives portfolio grouped under its private label name.

This fits well and will ensure future growth” added Mike Strong, Director of Techform Fine Chemicals Limited. “I will also continue in a consultancy role to support customers and suppliers during the transition.”

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,” concluded Philippe Combette, CEO of Safic-Alcan.

Source: Safic-Alcan
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