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DRT Expands its Global Network in Balkans and Eastern Europe

Wednesday, August 20, 2014  
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SpecialChem / Aug 19, 2014

DRT, a specialist of the valorization of rosin and turpentine extracted from pine resin, is a French company enjoying growing influence and reputation in international markets. After Japan and China, DRT continues to develop its network of agents, this time in the Balkans and Eastern Europe.

Staying close to customers and understanding their needs is one of DRT’s top priority. "Today, we call in a new partner, Safic-Alcan, supplier for the main players of European chemistry. Number 1 on the market of rubber, Safic-Alcan will be a precious help on the Ukrainian, Romanian, Slovenian, Croatian and Bosnian markets." explains Eric Moussu, Sales & Marketing Director.

Indeed, Safic-Alcan’s mission will consist in helping DRT to develop its sales of resins in the markets of adhesives, tires, paints and coatings which are more and more interested in resins of natural origin.

Specialist of the valorization of rosin and turpentine extracted from pine resin, DRT supplies more than twenty industrial sectors. If DRT distinguishes itself with bio-sourced products, the company is also known for its eco-responsible approach. Environmentally friendly, ethical, innovative: these are the distinctive features at the roots of the company.

About DRT

DRT is specialized in the development of rosin and turpentine extracted from pine resin. As a French family-owned company, DRT employs 1,000 people and boasts sales of €300 million. Over 80% of sales are generated in international markets. DRT has sales offices and numerous industrial sites across the globe, including four factories in France, one in China and three in India through a joint venture. DRT mainly supplies the perfume, adhesive, rubber, ink and food supplement markets.

About Safic-Alcan

Safic-Alcan is a privately owned company, based in Puteaux, France and founded in 1847. Safic-Alcan group has a leading international position distributing specialty raw materials for the Performance Products and Life Sciences market as well. Safic-Alcan has built long term relationships with worldwide suppliers and shows solid financial results with a steady growth. The company employs 410 people and is present physically in more than 25 countries in the world. Safic-Alcan estimated global revenue of 400 millions EUR in 2013.

Source: DRT