Paris-La Défense, January 25th, 2021 – Safic-Alcan, a global specialty chemical distributor, announces its collaboration with Enzymaster in France.
Enzymaster, a global biotech company in biocatalysis and enzyme engineering, is specialized in custom biocatalytic manufacturing of chiral building blocks and API intermediates, as well as R&D services for enzyme screening, enzyme optimisation, development of the biocatalytic reaction process and of the enzyme production process.
This partnership aims to develop and commercialize enzymes for the innovative and sustainable production of API intermediates, fine and commodity chemicals, and compounds applied in consumer goods with focus on the French market.
‘‘We are delighted with the addition of Enzymaster’s solutions in Safic-Alcan France portfolio, this provides a great opportunity to support our customers in applying enzymes in their manufacturing processes and to contribute to a greener and safer environment.” commented Gaël Garnaud, Pharmaceutical Business Development Director at Safic-Alcan.
“Joining the technical forces of Safic-Alcan will allow us to offer innovative and sustainable R&D services combined with the establishment of complete technology transfer packages and manufacturing collaborations to fine chemical, pharmaceutical, and other industries” said Dr. Thomas Daussmann, MD and EVP International Business at Enzymaster.
Safic-Alcan is a French independent distributor of specialty chemicals headquartered in Paris La Défense (France). The Company develops and provides wide ranges of polymers, materials and additives for the rubber, coatings, adhesives, thermoplastics, polyurethane, lubricants, detergency, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and nutraceuticals industries. With a network of 25 offices strategically located in Europe, Turkey, the Middle East, China, the USA and Mexico, the company represents state-of-the art manufacturers around the world. Its highly specialized sales engineers allow Safic-Alcan to provide dedicated technical expertise and high-performance solutions thus creating long term partnership with most of its principals and customers. Safic-Alcan employs 630 people worldwide and generated a turnover of 648 M€ in 2019.
Enzymaster, a global biotech company with locations in China, Germany and Singapore was founded in 2013. The company provides a one-stop solution for the development and commercialization of innovative and sustainable enzyme catalysis technologies. With their proprietary BioEngine® Directed Evolution Platform and long-term experience in biocatalysis, the company offers R&D services combined with the establishment of complete technology transfer packages and manufacturing collaborations to fine chemical, pharmaceutical, and other industries. Besides the technology service offer Enzymaster also develops and manufactures a portfolio of chemicals based on its proprietary enzymatic tools.