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Safic-Alcan has acquired UK chemicals distributor Langley-Smith & Co. for an undisclosed sum.
Established in 1907, Langley-Smith is a London-based speciality chemicals distributor operating in the UK, Ireland and mainland Europe.
The company focuses on sectors including adhesives, paint & coatings, polymer modification and rubber processing.
Also commenting on the purchase, David Crow, owner and managing director of Langley-Smith, said the move would “open a new chapter for both companies’ industrial businesses".
The group, which posted sales revenues of €611m (£529m) in 2018, is present in all major EU countries, as well as Turkey and China. There is also on-going strategic development in Eastern Europe, the US and Mexico.