About

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ALAC was founded in New York City in 2004. Its philosophy of putting the customer first while providing steadfast and reliable service has fueled the company’s substantial growth covering the needs of US manufacturers in a diverse range of industries.

ALAC’s principals and directors have decades of experience importing and distributing chemical raw materials. They have well established relationships with key Asian suppliers and maintain regular visits to make sure these producers stay finely calibrated to US market dynamics.

ALAC is an active member of the SPI, the plastics industry trade association in Washington, DC, and frequently participates in advocacy efforts to promote and protect the US plastics industry.

Key Contacts

  • Lily Frishman, Managing Director, North America

    Lily is a founding shareholder of ALAC and serves as Managing Director, North America.

    She graduated from Beijing Second Foreign Language Institute with a major in Economics and Management and has 20 years of experience in the global chemicals import and export business.
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  • Aaron Wei, Managing Director, Asia Pacific

    Aaron is a founding shareholder of ALAC and serves as Managing Director, Asia Pacific.

    He was born and raised in Shanghai and holds an undergraduate degree in Finance and a master’s degree in International Marketing from Baruch College, City University of New York. Aaron has 20 years of experience in the global chemicals and plastics industry.
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  • Alan Frishman, COO

    Alan was the founder and Chairman of Asiachem (Holdings) Limited and is ALAC’s Chief Operating Officer.

    He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard Business School and has over 30 years of experience in the global chemicals import and export business.
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  • Frank Antonucci, Director, Sales and Marketing

    Frank is ALAC’s Director of Sales and Marketing and a member of ALAC’s advisory board.

    He has 35 years of experience in the specialty PVC industry. Frank is a long standing member of the SPI – Flexible Vinyl Products Division Executive Committee, and is a member of the SPI – Material Suppliers Council.

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  • Ted Fisher, Director, Business Development

    Ted joined ALAC as Director of Business Development in 2011 and is a member of ALAC’s advisory board.

    He serves on the SPI-National Board of Directors, the SPI-Material Suppliers Council, and is Chairman of the SPI-Flexible Vinyl Products Division. Ted actively supports the US vinyl industry through direct advocacy efforts in Washington, DC.
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  • Jane Chen, Operations Manager

    Jane joined ALAC in June 2005 as its first full time employee.

    Her primary responsibilities are to oversee and supervise operations and ensure a great customer experience by coordinating and communicating amongst customers, sales staff, colleagues, freight forwarders, warehouses, US custom brokers and transport companies.
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