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Safic-Alcan Acquires Dutch Company Necarbo, a Specialist in Additives for Coatings & Inks Industry

Published on 2012-02-08. Author : SpecialChem

PARIS -- Safic-Alcan, an international distribution group of chemical specialties, announced that it has acquired Necarbo, a Dutch-based chemical distributor belonging to PPG group. This NL based company was formally owned by PPG Industries and specializes in chemicals and additives for the Coatings, Inks and Water treatment industries.

Necarbo, based in Beverwijk, employs 48 people and reported sales of €60M in 2011. Necarbo is known for his "own-branded" products including: Nebolabels, Nebores, Neboplast, Nebotints and Nebochips. In addition, Necarbo also offers a comprehensive range of products distributed via strategic partnerships with their key principals.

This acquisition will strengthen Safic-Alcan's position within the Coatings & Inks industry, specifically within Belgium, The Netherlands, Luxembourg, France, Germany, Malaysia and Middle East.

About Safic-Alcan

Founded in 1847, Safic-Alcan is a privately owned company, based in Puteaux, France. Safic-Alcan group is an international market leader, distributing specialty chemicals and additives for the Performance Products and Life Sciences market. The company employs 325 people and is operating in more than 25 countries with global sales of € 335M in 2011.

Source: Safic-Alcan

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