Clariant in India announces acquisition of Lanxess black pigment preparations portfolio

Mumbai, March 31, 2015 – Clariant, a world leader in Specialty Chemicals, today announced that it has acquired the black pigment preparations portfolio of Lanxess, located at Nagda, Madhya Pradesh.

Clariant’s Shareholders Approve All Agenda Items

Muttenz, March 31, 2015 – At today’s Annual General Meeting in Basel, the shareholders of Clariant AG, a world leader in specialty chemicals, approved all agenda items and proposals put forward by the Board of Directors. The meeting was attended by 459 shareholders and shareholder representatives accounting for 189 451 802 shares or around 57.07 % of the share capital of Clariant.

Clariant Mining Solutions Announces New Global Head of Business, John Gordon

Houston, TX, March 31, 2015 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces the appointment of John Gordon as the Global Head of the Business Line Mining Solutions, BU OMS, effective April 1, 2015. Gordon brings more than 15 years of industry experience to his new role at Clariant.

Clariant’s Sustainability Report 2014 is now available

Muttenz, March 31, 2015 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today published its Sustainability Report 2014. The report is available on There is the option to download the document in German and English language. In addition the report can also be ordered as hard copy via the company website.

Milliken showcases Innovation Gallery of problem-solving textiles, performance materials and services at Techtextil 2015

Spartanburg, SC, USA - Milliken & Company announces its participation in Techtextil 2015, booth B56 in Hall 3.1, featuring an on-site Innovation Gallery and its many textile, performance materials, and services that help solve problems and make the world a better place. The Innovation Gallery will showcase industry-leading products and services that improve health and safety, enhance people's lives, and help make the world more sustainable.

The Latest Innovations and Product Improvements from Pallmann at LIGNA 2015

Zweibrücken, Germany (26 March 2015) - Pallmann, one of the world's leading manufacturers of machines and wood yard systems, will be at LIGNA 2015, the world's leading trade fair for the forestry and woodworking industry, where it will present innovative developments and product improvements.

Milliken showcases Ultra Clear PP thermoforming solutions at IPACK-IMA 2015

Ghent, Belgium - Leading polyolefins additives supplier, Milliken, will reveal the secret to high-performance, attention-grabbing thermoformed packaging that is both resource- and cost-efficient, with a showcase of Ultra Clear PP-based commercial applications at its IPACK-IMA booth G01/Hall 14.


OEGSTGEEST, the Netherlands - March 25, 2015 - Avery Dennison and Belgian-based Seliplast AG (acronym for Second Life for Plastics) have launched a first-of-its-kind recycling option for label matrix waste made of polypropylene and polyethylene. The programme is now available to converters in Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Germany and France.

Clariant inaugurates packaging facility in Dongguan, southeast China

Muttenz, March 25, 2015 - Clariant, a world leader in Specialty Chemicals, announced the inauguration of a new manufacturing facility, acquired through their recent acquisition of healthcare packaging company VitaPac. The Dongguan plant, located in Guangdong province in southeast China, will enhance Clariant's existing portfolio of controlled atmosphere packaging solutions.

Clariant all set to present eco-friendly GEKO® LE and ECOSIL® LE green sand molding additives at GIFA 2015

Munich, March 24, 2015 - Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, is gearing up to reveal its support for a greener Foundry industry at GIFA 2015. Visitors to Booth C13 / Hall 12 at the leading foundry industry event in Düsseldorf can look forward to a showcase of Clariant's unique sustainable emission-reducing casting additives GEKO® LE and ECOSIL® LE, already enabling more eco-friendly production of steel and iron castings by several major European automotive manufacturers.

Clariant's Licocene® waxes reach final of German 2015 innovation prize

Muttenz, March 23, 2015 - Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, is a finalist in the prestigious German business innovation award, "Innovationspreis der Deutschen Wirtschaft 2015", category Large Company. The achievement relates to Clariant's Licocene® polyolefin-based waxes, recognized for advancing sustainability in textiles, plastics and coatings manufacturing and improving the environmental profile of a wide range of applications.

Clariant presents customer solutions at NPE 2015 for packaging, healthcare, transportation, and consumer-goods markets

Charlotte, March 19, 2015 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, has announced that its booth (#S35035) at NPE 2015, the International Plastics Showcase, will feature proven solutions for four key markets:

Clariant Oil Services acquires chemical storage and packaging facility in Broussard, Louisiana

Houston, TX, March 19, 2015 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces the acquisition of a chemical storage and packaging facility in Broussard, Louisiana. The transaction includes key personnel, laboratory, production, and storage facilities for supplying the Offshore Shelf, Deep Water, and Louisiana / Texas Gulf Coast land based markets.