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 and Huntsman to Combine in Merger of Equals

Clariant and Huntsman to Combine in Merger of Equals.Muttenz, Switzerland, May 22, 2017 - Clariant (SIX: CLN) and Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) today announced that their Boards of Directors unanimously approved a definitive agreement to combine in a merger of equals through an all-stock transaction.

Clariant to feature innovative solutions for PET film and functional sheet industry at APFE Exhibition

Clariant to feature innovative solutions for PET film and functional sheet industry. (Photo: Clariant)Shanghai, May 22, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, will feature at the 13th Shanghai International Functional Film Expo (APFE) its comprehensive products and solutions dedicated to the PET film and functional sheet industry, which have a wide application area in automotives, packaging and building. The exhibition will be held on 24-26 May 2017 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Hongqiao of Shanghai, China.

Clariant to invest in new Additives facilities in China

The new Clariant Additives facilities in Zhenjiang are expected to come on stream in 2018. (Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, May 17, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, underscores its commitment to Asia with a multi-million CHF investment by its Additives business to ensure local manufacturing in China of customized, high-end solutions for the Plastics, Coatings & Inks industries.

Clariant promueve su portafolio de ingredientes naturales para la industria de cosméticos durante COLAMIQC 2017

La segunda guía de tendencias para Personal Care de Clariant: REVIVE, ORIGIN, BALANCE y CUSTOM. (Fotografía: Clariant)San Pablo, 16 de mayo de 2017 – Clariant, una de las empresas líderes mundiales en especialidades químicas, presentará en COLAMIQC 2017 su portafolio de ingredientes naturales, con destaque en la línea GlucoTain y el nuevo activo Eosidin. La compañía también promoverá la edición de su guía de tendencias para el mercado de Cuidado Personal, la BeautyForward. COLAMIQC – XXIII Congreso Latinoamericano e Ibérico de Químicos Cosméticos – es uno de los principales eventos del sector en México a realizarse del 15 al 17 de mayo en el Hotel Iberostar, en Cancún.

Clariant supports China's E&E market with high-performance and reliable compound solutions

Clariant supports China's E&E market with high-performance and reliable compound solutions. (Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, May 16, 2017 – Clariant, a world-leader in specialty chemicals, is investing in further enhancements to its local capabilities in manufacturing EP and HTR in China to satisfy a growing demand in the electronics and electrical markets. In addition to expanding its existing Shanghai facility, vast manufacturing knowledge and experience will be leveraged from Clariant's global sites in the U.S., Singapore and Germany to ensure the output of Chinese locations is consistent with high global standards for product safety and performance.

Clariant debuts full color ranges for design and industry trends plus additives portfolio at Eastern Coatings Show

Exolit® AP flame retardant grades based on ammonium polyphosphate have become the industry standard in intumescent coatings formulations. Steel plate protected with intumescent coating after a fire test. (Photo: Clariant)Charlotte, May 15, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, marks its Eastern Coatings Show 2017 participation with the US debut of two complete color ranges of pigment preparations. Hostatint™ UV supports the trend towards low VOC radiation cured industrial wood coatings, while the Hostatint A 100-ST range offers super-transparent, halogen-free pigment preparations enabling easy and economic creations of metallic and color travel effects in industrial coatings. It is also the first year Clariant will exhibit its comprehensive additives’ portfolio at the ECS.

Clariant Healthcare Packaging Achieves ISO 15378 for its newest facility in Dongguan, China

Muttenz, May 11, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals today announced that its Healthcare Packaging manufacturing facility in Dongguan, Guangdong Province, China, recently obtained ISO 15378:2011 certification for production of desiccant packets for healthcare applications.

Clariant highlights sustainability- and efficiency-focused gas processing adsorbents at GPA GCC 2017

Munich, May 9, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, presents new additions to its reliable and value based Gas Processing catalysts and absorbents at the Gas Processors Association (GPA) GCC 25th Annual Technical Conference in Abu Dhabi.

Clariant catalysts contribute significantly to emission control in China

Munich, May 9, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, is among the foremost catalyst suppliers supporting Chinese producers in stationary emission control. The company combines high-performance EnviCat catalysts with 40 years of global expertise in catalytic air and gas purification to offer highly effective solutions for the market. Most importantly, Clariant’s strong presence in China enables close cooperation between the company’s technical specialists and customers in the creation of tailor-made catalyst solutions, which not only solve emission challenges, but also improve production processes. This has enhanced Clariant’s status as a preferred partner for China’s largest environmental engineering companies, and supplier to a broad range of well-known enterprises.

Clariant is “Enhancing Natural Beauty” at Indonesia Cosmetics Ingredients (ICI) Exhibition 2017 in Surabaya

Enhancing Natural Beauty. (Photo: Clariant)Singapore, May 3, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, is returning to exhibit at the 2017 ICI (Indonesia Cosmetics Ingredients) exhibition to be staged at Grand City Lifestyle Mall & Convex in Surabaya, Indonesia on 3-4 May 2017. Along with global inspirational trend guide BeautyForward, Clariant will showcase its leading range of natural active ingredients for whitening, anti-pollution, natural mild surfactants (GlucoTain series), and Clariant UV Filters under the theme "Enhancing Natural Beauty". These leading products from Clariant will help cosmetics brand owners capture the increasing market demand for effective and sustainable beauty care products.

Clariant Features Latest in MEVOPUR® High-Temp Medical Fluoropolymers at BIOMEDevice 2017

Muttenz, May 3, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, is focusing on the latest additions to its compounding capabilities for high-temperature, medical fluoropolymers in Booth 620 at the BIOMEDevice 2017 conference in Boston, May 3-4, 2017.

Clariant provides solutions for the plastic industry to expand color horizons and boost product performance

Clariant provides solutions for the plastic industry to expand color horizons and boost product performance. (Photo: Clariant)Shanghai, May 3, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, will feature at the Chinaplas 2017 exhibition a series of novel technologies and products dedicated to helping the electrical & electronics, agriculture, consumer goods and automotive industries achieve greater performance and sustainability through new colors and capabilities. The exhibition will be held on May 16-19, 2017 at the China Import & Export Complex at Pazhou in Guangzhou, China.

Clariant commences 2017 with strong sales growth and a significantly improved absolute EBITDA

“Clariant achieved a very good start into the year with good volume growth and higher profitability”, said CEO Hariolf Kottmann. “Our focus on local currency growth and profitability improvement is clearly reflected in these encouraging results. We are on a solid path towards achieving our sales expansion targets, a continued progression in absolute EBITDA and EBITDA margin before exceptional items as well as operating cash flow generation, in spite of what continues to be a challenging market environment in specific business areas.”

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