PARIS-LA DÉFENSE, France - Safic-Alcan, a global distributor of specialty chemicals, announced that it has extended its distribution partnership with RapidPurge in Europe effective May 1, 2020.

The extended agreement covers Spain, Portugal, UK, Ireland, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Greece, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia, Serbia and Turkey. Safic-Alcan is already a partner with RapidPurge in France and Italy.

RapidPurge is a U.S. manufacturer of chemical and mechanical purging compounds for thermoplastic processing. Its products are specially formulated to address high degradation, difficult color changeovers and challenging resident residue issues.

“We are happy with this extended partnership, which is the result of our longstanding and successful partnership with RapidPurge. We are confident that this new opportunity will allow us to grow our business further in all the new allocated territories while enhancing our image as a global distributor of purging compounds,” said Philippe Combette, CEO of Safic-Alcan.

“We are very excited to be expanding our relationship with Safic Alcan,” said RapidPurge owner Joseph Serell. “They offer superior technical support and local inventory for immediate delivery. Safic Alcan embodies the RapidPurge spirit of customers first.”