PARIS – Safic-Alcan, an international distributor of specialty chemicals, has successfully gained full ownership of Interplast (Turkey).

Founded in 2004, Interplast has developed a reputation in the distribution of thermoplastics, rubber, coatings, adhesives, cosmetics, personal care and pharmaceuticals. The company employs 30 people and serves 50 different suppliers from 20 different countries. The acting General Manager, Ayhan Güler, will remain in place and will continue to actively manage the business.

“Gaining full ownership of Interplast is part of our growth strategy. We are still exploring other acquisitions to strengthen our competitive advantage not only in Turkey but also in the neighboring areas such as the Balkans, the Middle East, the Caucasus, Central Asia and North Africa,” said Martial Lecat, CEO of Safinca, the holding company of Safic-Alcan Group.