Nanocyl SA announces Safic Alcan SA as a new distributor in Europe

(Sambreville, BELGIUM) – October 17, 2014 – Nanocyl, announces a Non-Exclusive Distribution partnership with Safic-Alcan, a pan-European distributor of specialty chemicals serving the rubber and plastics industry. Under the agreement, Safic-Alcan will distribute Nanocyl product range, such as NC7000™ and Plasticyl™ to the European market.

This partnership reinforces Nanocyl strategy to further develop the carbon nanotube applications and markets in Europe. Europe remains a world of industrial opportunities and we are convinced that our common focus on the major European Chemical market will rapidly bear fruits. Technical Service support will be operated via close cooperation between the two companies.

Safic Alcan nationwide network covers France, Germany, UK, The Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Austria, Spain, Italy, Turkey, Poland, Portugal, Ireland, Luxemburg, The Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, The Baltic Countries, Malta, Ukraine, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia, Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro.

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About Safic-Alcan SA

Safic-Alcan is a supplier of specialty chemicals and serves the European rubber and plastics industry. With over 85 years of experience, Safic Alcan provides specialty chemicals that allow customers to prepare innovative formulations for many sectors (Rubbers, Plastics, Adhesives & Sealants, Coatings, Polyurethane, Cosmetics, Nutrition supplements, Pharmaceuticals & Intermediates).

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About Nanocyl SA

Nanocyl S.A. is a medium-sized privately owned company, world leader in the commercialization and production of industrial multi-wall carbon nanotubes (MWCNT) and CNT masterbatches.

Nanocyl industrial NC7000™ multiwall carbon nanotube (460 metric ton annually) provides solid benefits at very low loadings to the Electronic Packaging, Automotive, Energy and Industrial sectors. These are electro-static discharge (ESD), electrical conductivity, improved recyclability, thermal resistance and best cost in use. In addition, those performances generate higher retained mechanical properties of the base polymers.

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Nanocyl is an industrial leader in the carbon nanotube industry. The company is at a turning point. It has growing sales and a large portfolio related to large volume applications, short, medium and long term. The next 3 years will transform the industry and economies of scale will play a major role. The company has been actively developing industrial partnerships and will continue to seek industrial and commercial synergies when required.

Mr. Kosbach’s expertise and skills are to drive the company’s profit and thoroughly prepare the company to this future.

Mr. Laurent Kosbach has a long marketing and industrial experience in the specialty chemical world. After almost 20 years of marketing & sales practice in the European chemical business, he joined Nanocyl 1.5 years ago as Strategic Marketing & Commercial Director.

After more than 9 years of industrial and technology development success, Mr. Francis Massin will switch from its current position to “Industrialization Expert” to support the manufacturing group and specific customer related projects. He transformed the research group into a world leading carbon nanotube start-up.

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