Clariant

Clariant is a globally leading specialty chemicals company, based in Muttenz near Basel/Switzerland. On 31 December 2016 the company employed a total workforce of 17 442. In the financial year 2016, Clariant recorded sales of CHF 5.847 billion for its continuing businesses. The company reports in four business areas: Care Chemicals, Catalysis, Natural Resources, and Plastics & Coatings. Clariant’s corporate strategy is based on five pillars: focus on innovation through R&D, add value with sustainability, reposition portfolio, intensify growth, and increase profitability.

Clariant International Ltd
Rothausstrasse 61
4132 Muttenz 1
Switzerland
+41 61 469 6742
www.clariant.com
@clariant
linkedin.com/company/clariant

Clariant unveils new dedicated Active Ingredients Unit for Personal Care

Clariant unveils new dedicated Active Ingredients Unit for Personal Care. (Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, February 23, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces the formation of a new Active Ingredients Unit to provide dedicated, expert support for the highly-specialized needs of the Personal Care industry.

Clariant Presents ColorForward® Automotive 2018

Clariant Presents ColorForward® Automotive 2018. (Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, February 22, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, has released the Automotive Edition of ColorForward® 2018. This, the third edition of the color/trend analysis tool for automotive designers and marketers, includes a new prototype format: carpet and textured plaques.

Clariant steps up for beauty at in-cosmetics Global

Clariant steps up for beauty at in-cosmetics Global. (Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, February 17, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, is all set to drive imaginations and innovation in Personal Care at in-cosmetics Global 2017, as it takes the wraps off its creative, stepped-up support for formulators and brand owners at Booth JJ10.

Clariant again significantly increases operating cash flow whilst growing sales and profitability in 2016

“Clariant considerably expanded its operating cash flow in 2016 while reporting sales growth and profitability improvement,” said CEO Hariolf Kottmann. “Our good business performance was primarily achieved by means of a continued shift to high margin specialities, the impact of the differentiated steering in Plastics & Coatings as well as good cost management. For 2017, we are confident that we will achieve our targets, i.e. growth in local currency, progression in operating cash flow, absolute EBITDA and EBITDA margin before exceptional items in spite of a continued challenging economic environment.”

Clariant opens Global Competence Center for Haircare in Brazil

At the Global Competence Center for Haircare in Brazil, a team of Clariant haircare professionals has access to all the facilities required for the development of innovative solutions. 
(Photos: Clariant)Muttenz, February 15, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today opens its first global R&D center for haircare ingredients. Located in São Paulo, Brazil, the new global Competence Center Haircare (gCCH) puts Clariant’s experts at the heart of the leading haircare market, from where they will develop innovative solutions for customers around the world. The center will work in close partnership with the company's global innovation network, especially the Clariant Innovation Center (CIC) based in Frankfurt, Germany.

Clariant and CB&I to design major new propane dehydrogenation unit in China

Munich, February 15, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announced today that it has been awarded a contract by Dongguan Grand Resource Science & Technology Co. Ltd. to develop a new propane dehydrogenation unit in cooperation with CB&I. The project includes the license and engineering design of the unit, which is to be built in Dongguan City, Guangdong Province, China.

Clariant Chemicals records sales of Rs. 757 crore

Mumbai, February 10, 2017 – Clariant Chemicals (India) Limited, India’s leading specialty chemicals producer, recorded sales of Rs. 757 crore in the nine month period ended December 31, 2016, registering a growth of 4.7% as compared to the same period in the previous year. The EBIT for the nine month period ended December 31, 2016, stood at Rs 24.8 crore, showing an increase of 14.8% as compared to the same period last year.

Clariant expands partnership with Lintech International LLC in North America

Charlotte, February 9, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces an expanded partnership with Lintech International LLC for the Plastics and Rubber Pigment Product lines in North America. In these market segments, Lintech will become the sole regional distributor in North America for products under the Clariant trade names Graphtol®, Hostaprint®, Hostasin®, Hostasol®, Polysynthren®, PV Fast®, Solvaperm® , and Telalux®.

Clariant/SICPA PLASTIWARD™ Anti-Counterfeiting System Makes U.S. Debut at MD&M West 2017

Muttenz, February 8, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, and SICPA SA, a trusted provider of global security solutions, have joined forces to develop and launch PLASTIWARD™, a robust integrated protection solution for plastic medical devices and pharmaceutical packaging. The new plastic-based anti-counterfeiting system is being featured for the first time in North America in booth #2450 at MD&M West 2017 which is being held in Anaheim, CA, February 7 - 9.

Clariant Liquid Colors, Additives for Silicones Featured at Medical, Pharmaceutical Trade Shows

The devices pictured are possible applications for Clariant’s MEVOPUR® LQ concentrates for liquid silicone elastomers. (Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, February 7, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, is continuing the global rollout of its MEVOPUR®-LQ family of color and additive liquid masterbatches by featuring products for silicone elastomers at two important trade fairs: Pharmapack Europe 2017 in Paris (February 1-3) where Clariant is exhibiting on stand C35/C37, and MD&M West 2017 (booth #2450), which is being held in Anaheim, CA, February 7 - 9.

Clariant to return to PCHi expo with finest care structured around four seasons

Finest care along four seasons from Clariant. (Photo: Clariant)Shanghai, February 7, 2017 – Clariant, a world-leader in specialty chemicals, is returning to the PCHi (Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients) China expo on February 21-23, 2017 at the Guangzhou Poly World Trade Center, China. The PCHi exhibition is an innovation-driven event that provides a unique sourcing platform for the global personal care industry. In PCHi 2017 Clariant will highlight to the visitors its full portfolio of natural ingredients that provide finest care to the users during all four seasons of the year.

Clariant Will Expand Plant in Lewiston, ME To Produce More Medical Plastic Compounds

Muttenz, February 6, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces it will expand its plant in Lewiston, ME, and install a new compounding line to help meet growing demand for pre-colored medical plastic compounds that are supplied under the MEVOPUR® brand name. The new capacity will come on-line in Q4 2017.

sunliquid® 20: Fleet test with Mercedes-Benz vehicles proves fuel quality

Cars in the Mercedes-Benz fleet in front of Clariant's sunliquid® precommercial plant, where cellulosic ethanol is produced from agricultural residues. (Photos: Clariant/Rötzer)Muttenz, February 2, 2017 – Clariant, a leading global specialty chemicals company, together with Mercedes-Benz and Haltermann Carless, a well-established HCS Group brand, tested the use of sustainable cellulosic ethanol from agricultural residues in a fleet test with Mercedes-Benz series vehicles over a period of 12 months for the first time in Germany. sunliquid® 20 was used for the test – a fuel produced by Haltermann Carless with a cellulosic ethanol content of 20 percent by volume (E20) from Clariant's sunliquid plant in Straubing. The cellulosic ethanol allows greenhouse gas emission savings of up to 95% across the entire value chain without competing with food production or tying up agricultural land.

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