Safic-Alcan Buys Langley-Smith

20.03.2019 -

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.