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Delivering chemistry for a better life

About Surfachem Group

Since our creation in 1981, Surfachem has developed into a leading distributor of speciality chemicals.

 

 

Our approach is to act as a synergistic link between our suppliers and customers, adding value for all parties within the supply chain.

Surfachem Ansatz

With customers in over 65 countries and teams in Benelux, Brazil, France, Germany, Nordics, Poland and the UK, wherever our customers are in the world, Surfachem offers a
tailored service to meet their needs.

Whether you’re looking for that next great idea, seeking help with regulatory issues or looking to improve your product performance, Surfachem can help. Every day we support hundreds of customers by providing exceptional technical knowledge and logistical expertise.

Surfachem Deutschland

We deliver chemistry for a better life™ into two core market segments.

• Personal Care and Cosmetics
• HI&I (Household, Industrial and Institutional Care)

This two-segment focus has enabled our team to acquire a tremendous depth of technical knowledge and market expertise.

Within these sectors, we distribute ingredients for industry leading manufacturers including: Evonik, Shell Chemicals, Solvay and ADM. We also offer a differentiated range of
products and solutions under our SURFAC™ portfolio.

We maintain relationships with over 1,000 customers within primarily the DACH region (Germany, Austria, Switzerland), Benelux (Netherlands, Belgium, Luxemburg) and several
Eastern European countries.

We have developed unique capabilities over the last 40 years:

• We are constantly monitoring the market and thrive in our forward-thinking approach when it comes to identifying up-and-coming trends
• Our team are experts in product development and have supported the creation of many consumer and industrial products
• Cosmetic GMP repacking

Timeline

Surfachem Gruppe

2020 2M Group of Companies erwirbt Evonik Goldschmidt UK
2019 2M erwirbt den französischen Distributor Ingretech
2019 2M werden vergeben - The Queen's Award for Enterprise: International Trade'
2018 2M übernimmt den deutschen Distributor FrankenChemie und firmiert als Surfachem Deutschland
2014 Surfachem erwirbt Vitrine Brasil und firmiert als Surfachem Brasil
2014 Surfachem übernimmt Detensio AS und firmiert als Surfachem Nordic
2011 Surfachem gründet die regionale Tochtergesellschaft Surfachem Polska
2008 Evonik wählt Surfachem als Distributor für Großbritannien und Irland
2007 Surfachem und SampleRite kommen zu 2M Group of Companies
Späte 1990er Jahre Lubrizol, ehemals Noveon/BF Goodrich, wählt Surfachem als Distributor für Großbritannien und Irland
Anfang der 1990er Jahre Shell Chemicals wählt Surfachem als Distributor für Großbritannien und Irland
Anfang der 1990er Jahre Stepan, ehemals Manro, wählt Surfachem als Distributor für Großbritannien und Irland
1993 Surfachem gründet SampleRite als unabhängigen Probendienstleister
1984Eröffnung des Surfachem-Distributionszentrums in Elland, Yorkshire
1981 Surfachem wurde gegründet

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