October 11 2018, David R Brown
Bodo Möller Chemie France strengthens French distribution business with the acquisition of Acanthe
Bodo Möller Chemie Group, the international distributor of specialty chemical products, has recently acquired the French distributor Acanthe. The company, located in Neuville-sur-Saône, is specialized in moulding applications and serves more than 400 customers in France.
With their goal of serving the industrial users on eye-level, Acanthe fits the Bodo Möller Chemie strategy of consultancy and distributionFrank Haug
CEO of the Bodo Möller Chemie Group
“Acanthe is a distinguished distributor with strong knowledge for applications in the moulding and composites industry. With their goal of serving the industrial users on eye-level, Acanthe fits the Bodo Möller Chemie strategy of consultancy and distribution”, says Frank Haug, CEO of the international Bodo Möller Chemie Group.
The major brands represented by Acanthe, including Ebalta and DowDuPont (with its renowned product lines Silastic, Dowsil and Xiameter) are already long-term partners of Bodo Möller Chemie. “The merger of Acanthe and Bodo Möller Chemie opens many new synergies in terms of geography, extended competencies and supply base. As a specialized distributor and solution provider, we will be able to grow significantly in France”, adds Lionel Breuilly, Managing Director of Bodo Möller Chemie France. The merger supports the growing demands for composite materials in France.
Bodo Möller Chemie Group
Founded in 1974, Bodo Möller Chemie Group has its headquarters in Offenbach am Main, Germany and operates in over 30 countries in Europe, Africa, Asia-Pacific and now the Middle East. The Group is a leading trading partner for well-known European companies such as DOW Automotive Systems, HB Fuller, BASF and Huntsman. The product portfolio of the company includes high-performance epoxy resin, polyurethane and silicone-based adhesives, thermosetting plastics (epoxy resin, polyester, polyurethane, silicone), pigments and additives, textile agents, dyes, electro casting resins, tooling and laminating resins and composite material. Bodo Möller Chemie also has its own production plant and laboratory for realising customised formulations and application tests for products within its portfolio.
Source(s): Bodo Möller Chemie Press Release