Momentive Performance Materials expands into Eastern Europe with Safic-Alcan

The speciality chemicals company will bring its fluids and boron nitride powders for personal care and industrial applications to customers in the region

Momentive Performance Materials, the speciality chemicals company, has expanded its agreement with France-based distributor Safic-Alcan into Eastern Europe.

The partnership will bring Momentive's range of speciality fluids and boron nitrides for personal care and industrial applications to Eastern Europe, providing sales, order fulfilment and technical support for customers in the region.

Richard Perrin, Senior Sales Director–Specialty Fluids at Momentive, said: “This agreement is a natural extension of a successful relationship that brings together Safic-Alcan’s extensive experience in speciality products and diverse markets with Momentive’s innovative speciality fluids and boron nitride powders that offer performance and processing benefits.”

Momentive's ingredients for use in skin care, colour cosmetics, hair care and sun care include SilForm* fluids, Silsoft* emulsions, Tospearl* microspheres, Velvesil* gels and Momentive Softouch* boron nitride powders.

Martial Lecat, CEO of Safic-Alcan's holding company Safinca, added: “Safic-Alcan and Momentive have a long standing and successful relationship in Western Europe.

“We are delighted to extend our commitment with a world leader of silicone fluids and boron nitride and to offer enhanced technical solutions and added value products to our customers in personal care and industrial markets.”



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