Safic-Alcan Buys Langley-Smith
Safic-Alcan UK, subsidiary of the French Safic-Alcan group, has acquired 100% of Langley-Smith, a specialty chemicals distributor with a focus on adhesives, paint and coatings, polymer modification, road marking and rubber processing, inks and varnishes.
Financial details were not disclosed.
Langley-Smith is also a significant player in the beverage, animal feed and detergent sector, and Safic-Alcan describes the company as an “excellent fit” with its existing operations.
"The acquisition will cement Safic-Alcan’s position as a leader in the specialty chemicals distribution in the UK and Ireland, as well as develop its capabilities in mainland Europe,” said Yann Lissillour, director of mergers and acquisitions.