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.

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Clariant pioneers easy application for biocide-free mineral paints thanks to novel stabilizers

Muttenz, March 30, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces a breakthrough in the achievement of easy-application biocide-free mineral paints with the launch of new advanced stabilizers: APEO-free Dispersogen SPS and renewable-based, VOC-free1 Dispersogen SPG.

Clariant combines best of local and global catalyst innovations to support China’s needs

Munich, March 29, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, is at the forefront in supporting China’s industrial producers with its advanced catalyst innovations and expertise. By combining local and global resources, the company cooperates closely with Chinese customers to solve key challenges regarding productivity, feedstock, energy efficiency and environmental protection.

Clariant unveils first renewable, label- and VOC/SVOC-free neutralizer for waterborne paints at European Coatings Show

Clariant's novel neutralizer in the storage stability test. (Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, March 28, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, breaks new ground for the indoor paint and coatings segment with the launch of the industry’s first renewable-based, VOC/SVOC-free1 and hazard label-free neutralizing agent: Genamin Gluco 50.

Clariant strengthens collaboration with Gettel High-Tech Materials Co., Ltd on BOPP manufacturing in China

Shanghai, March 27, 2017 – Clariant, a world-leader in specialty chemicals, is stepping up its collaboration with one of the biggest BOPP manufacturers in the world - the Gettel High-Tech Materials Co., Ltd in China to jointly promote additives and liquid feeding technology in BOPP industry in China. While Gettel will continue to leverage Clariant's solutions that include the antistatic additive Hostastat® FA 68 combined with liquid feeding technology and AddWorks® LXR 408, Clariant will find better distribution of its new technologies and products.

New Clariant AddWorks® ATR 146 opens door to next-generation durable, low emission automotive interiors

New Clariant AddWorks® ATR 146 opens door to next-generation durable, low emission automotive interiors. (Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, March 22, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, introduces its new heat and light shield to address strengthening OEMs’ requirements in automotive interiors. AddWorks ATR 146 is now setting a new benchmark, aiming to create longer-lasting aesthetics and a healthier environment inside future vehicles due to reduced Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC).

Clariant launches PolyMax® 850 catalyst for more profitable and sustainable fuel upgrading

PolyMax® 850: high-performance and sustainable catalyst for petroleum refineries.<br (Photo: Clariant)Munich, March 21, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced the launch of PolyMax 850, a high-performance, sustainable catalyst for petroleum refineries. The new phosphoric acid catalyst increases polygasoline, nonene and tetramer yields at lower operating temperatures, thus reducing costs and boosting productivity. Compared to previous generations of the PolyMax series, the new catalyst offers an even longer service life, helping to minimize waste in the fuel upgrading process.

Clariant’s shareholders approve all agenda items

Rudolf Wehrli, Chairman of the Board of Directors, opens the 22nd Annual General Meeting of Clariant AG. (Photo: Clariant)
Muttenz, March 20, 2017 – At today’s Annual General Meeting in Basel, the shareholders of Clariant AG, a world leader in specialty chemicals, approved all agenda items and resolutions proposed by the Board of Directors. The meeting was attended by 482 shareholders and shareholder representatives accounting for 178 055 160 shares or around 53.64 % of the share capital of Clariant.

Clariant to be included in SPI® Select Dividend 20 Index

Muttenz, March 17, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, will be included in the SPI Select Dividend 20 Index basket. The index will be adjusted on 17 March 2017 after closing. The adjustment takes effect on 20 March 2017.

Clariant to showcase container desiccant to furniture market at CIFF 2017

Clariant offers leading cargo desiccants — the Container Dri® II products for furniture market. (Photo: Clariant)Shanghai, March 16, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, is returning to the CIFF exhibition March 28–31, 2017, at the China Import and Export Complex in Guangzhou, China. Held since 2004, the CIFF exhibition is one of the most comprehensive trade fairs in the woodworking machinery, furniture production and interior design industry in Asia. At CIFF 2017, Clariant will highlight its leading cargo desiccants — the Container Dri II products — to the furniture market in Asia.

Clariant’s ReforMax® LDP Plus: a new generation of reforming catalysts with ultra-low pressure drop

The unique 8-hole floral design of Clariant’s new ReforMax® LDP Plus catalysts. (Photo: Clariant)Munich, March 14, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced the launch of a new generation of high-performance catalysts for the steam reforming process in the production of hydrogen, ammonia and methanol. The new ReforMax 330 LDP Plus and ReforMax 210 LDP Plus catalysts are designed with a unique and innovative 8-hole flower-like configuration that ensures an extremely low pressure drop in the tubular reforming reactor while offering outstanding catalyst activity and selectivity.

Leading medical packaging solutions from Clariant to be featured at CPhI South East Asia exhibition

Clariant Desiccant Canisters – active healthcare packaging solutions. (Photo: Clariant)Singapore, March 13, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, will take part in the leading regional pharmaceutical industry trade event CPhI South East Asia. The exhibition will be held on 22 - 24 March 2017 at the Jakarta International Expo in Indonesia. Clariant will showcase to visitors of the exhibition its latest healthcare packaging solutions that are dedicated to meeting the specific standards of the pharmaceutical packaging and delivery systems.

Clariant presents formulation inspirations to enhance consumer experience

Clariant presents formulation inspirations to enhance consumer experience. (Photo: Clariant)Mumbai, March 2, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, showcased innovative ingredients for home & personal care brands at HPCI 2017, with solutions for unmet needs in this market. Clariant’s focused on its newly-acquired actives range, natural ingredients and its inspirational trend guide BeautyForward™ at the event. It also presented the portfolio of naturally-sourced products from BioSpectrum and Beraca, which have formed strategic alliances with Clariant. With this, Clariant further strengthens its position in home & personal care applications in India.

Clariant publishes Integrated Report 2016

Muttenz, February 27, 2017 - Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today publishes its first Integrated Report. This step towards Integrated Reporting enables Clariant to provide a deeper view on its holistic management approach and commitment to create added value for customers, employees, shareholders and the environment.