PARIS—International specialty chemicals distributor Safic-Alcan has extended its distribution agreement with Albemarle Corp.
The agreement expands its existing arrangement for Ethacure curatives in several countries in Europe and the Middle East, according to a Safic-Alcan news release.
Those areas include: the United Kingdom, Ireland, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Italy, Greece, Russia, Ukraine, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Bahrein.
The new agreement draws on a past successful partnership in France, Safic-Alcan said.
"Albemarle is a great complement to our development into polyurethanes and to our customers' needs," Safic-Alcan CEO Philippe Combette said in a statement.
Safic-Alcan, which has 25 offices worldwide, develops and provides polymers, materials and additives for such industries as rubber, coatings, adhesives, polyurethanes and thermoplastics, among others.