ChemSpec acquires specialty chemical distributor Rit-Chem

Uniontown, OH – CHEMSPEC, LTD announced the acquisition of specialty chemical distributor Rit-Chem.  Rit-Chem’s success in the performance and life science market will be fully incorporated and embraced into ChemSpec, the North American subsidiary of the Safic-Alcan Group.  

Rit-Chem represents key market leaders and successfully promotes their own branded product lines, very much in line with Safic-Alcan business model. Whilst their focus is the North American market, their sales expand to the four corners of the globe.

Henry Ritell founded Rit-Chem in New York in 1972. The business unit evolved from specialty chemicals supply to paint and coating manufacturers to further diversify the product mix to service rubber, plastic, and food/feed markets.

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