Safic-Alcan acquires Langley-Smith & Company
Safic-Alcan UK, a major distributor of specialty chemicals and subsidiary of the Safic-Alcan Group, has acquired 100 percent of Langley-Smith & Company.
Among other things Langley-Smith focuses on coatings and varnishes
Langley-Smith was established in 1907 and is a specialty chemicals distributor in United Kingdom, Ireland and mainland Europe, with a focus on adhesives, paint and coatings, polymer modification, road marking and rubber processing, inks and varnishes. It is also seen as a significant player in the beverage, animal feed and detergency sectors.
With that Langley-Smith is regared as an excellent fit by Safic-Alcan for its existing operations. “Langley-Smith is a family business that shares our values,” says Philippe Combette, CEO of Safic-Alcan. “They have decades of technical experience in-house from a variety of backgrounds, which enables them to provide ‘innovative solutions’.”
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