ESSEN, Germany — The Coating Additives business line of Evonik has extended its existing partnership with Safic-Alcan, an international specialty chemicals distributor. The new agreement involves the TEGO® additives products, which will provide Safic-Alcan SAS and Safic-Alcan Necarbo B.V. with the complete Coating Additives range and further strengthen this longstanding business relationship, allowing customers to have a single distributor in France and the BeNeLux region. In addition, the agreement also extends to Safic-Alcan UK for the distribution of the liquid additives in the UK and Ireland.

“This initiative is another milestone in our long-standing cooperation with Evonik. Cultivating trust and shared expertise are the basis of our sustainable and close relationship with our principals,” said Philippe Combette, CEO of SAFIC-ALCAN.

“We are excited about the expansion of our cooperation with Safic-Alcan. Based on the strong partnership built in the past, we can now fully leverage on our vision to create and deliver value at its best to the coatings and printing ink market.” said Thomas Ries, Vice President Channel Management of Evonik Coating Additives.