Effective Sept. 25, 2017, Safic-Alcan will serve as an authorized distributor of Momentive’s specialty fluids and boron nitrides for personal care applications and specialty fluids for industrial applications in Eastern and Western Europe, providing customers with sales, order fulfillment, and technical support.
Momentive’s range of personal care ingredients used in hair and skin care, color cosmetics, and sunscreen include SilForm fluids, Silsoft emulsions, Tospearl microspheres, Velvesil gels, and Momentive Softouch boron nitride powders.
The company’s SAG, SagTex, and Silwet antifoams, Indusil silicones, Formasil additives, Silbreak emulsifiers, Magnasoft release agents, and NuWet surfactants are used as chemical processing aids, foam control, and mold releaseagents in industrial applications.
“This agreement is a natural extension of a successful relationship that brings together Safic-Alcan’s extensive experience in specialty products and diverse markets with Momentive’s innovative specialty fluids and boron nitride powders that offer performance and processing benefits,” said Richard Perrin, Momentive’s senior sales director, Specialty Fluids.
“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,” added Martial Lecat, CEO of Safinca, Safic-Alcan Holding Company.