Clariant

Clariant is a globally leading specialty chemicals company, based in Muttenz near Basel/Switzerland. On 31 December 2017 the company employed a total workforce of 18 135. In the financial year 2017, Clariant recorded sales of CHF 6.377 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 re-launches innovative skin care ingredient to combat effects of air pollution

Clariant re-launches RedSnow™, the innovative skin care ingredient to prevent premature aging. 
(Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, February 21, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces the re-launch of its innovative skin defender against pollution and aging, RedSnow, after skin explant and clinical tests demonstrate its efficacy to combat the significant negative effects of air pollution on skin.

Clariant confirms Permcos as DACH distributor for active ingredients

Clariant confirms Permcos as DACH distributor for active ingredients. 
(Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, February 20, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces the appointment of Permcos, specialists in the distribution of raw materials for the cosmetics market, as its official distributor for Clariant Active Ingredients in Austria, Germany and Switzerland.

Clariant significantly increases growth and further improves profitability in 2017

“Clariant delivered exemplary top-line growth and absolute EBITDA improvement in 2017,” said CEO Hariolf Kottmann. “The results are particularly encouraging as all Business Areas contributed to this expansion. Clariant continues to consistently and successfully deliver on its strategy and is well on track to achieve its goals. We are making progress based mainly on our innovation and sustainability positioning. For 2018, we are confident that we will further grow in local currency, operating cash flow and profitability.”

Clariant showcases safe and environmental friendly products at Neo Functional Material 2018

Tokyo, February 13, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, will take part in the Neo Functional Material 2018 exhibition to be held on February 14-16 at Tokyo Big Sight, Japan. At the exhibition dedicated to showcasing the latest advances made in functional materials, Clariant will feature its products with a strong safety and environmental friendly profile, as well as proven sustainability advantages. These include JMAC, Genamin Gluco 50, high molecular weight PEGs and wetting and dispersing agents for food packaging.

Clariant promoted its high tech solutions for the plastics industry at Plastindia 2018

Clariant showcases products under the megatrends of lifestyle, health & nutrition, urbanization and mobility. 
(Photo: Clariant)Mumbai, February 12, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, showcased its extensive portfolio of products and services for the plastics industry under the theme – ‘Expand your Horizon, Boost your Performance’ at Plastindia 2018 in Ahmedabad, Gujarat from February 07-12, 2018.

Clariant announces regional product debuts for American Coatings Show 2018

Muttenz, February 8, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, invites American Coatings Show visitors to the regional premiere of cutting-edge products to support North America’s growing industrial coatings market in embracing the evolving lifestyle, mobility, safety, and environmental demands of its end-consumers.

Clariant is awarded Outstanding Supplier of 2017 by Anglo American

Clariant named Outstanding Supplier of 2017 by Anglo American. 
(Photo: Clariant)São Paulo, February 8, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, was recognized as Outstanding Supplier of 2017 by Anglo American, a key global customer. The company also placed 1st in the Optimization and the Strategic Alignment categories.

Clariant Launches New EQius™ Brand for Humidity-Control Packaging Solutions

Clariant launches new EQius™ brand for humidity-control packaging solutions. 
(Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, February 8, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in Specialty Chemicals, and its Healthcare Packaging business unit, is introducing a new brand name to encompass all of the products and technology related to equilibrium relative humidity (ERH) stabilization. The announcement is being made at Pharmapack Europe 2018 (Paris, 7 & 8 February), where the company is exhibiting on Stand E14.

Clariant MEVOPUR® and REMAFIN-EP® Ingredients Fully Comply With 2020 USP<661.1> Requirements

Muttenz, February 6, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces completion of testing on ingredients in its MEVOPUR and REMAFIN-EP product ranges in order to bring them into full compliance with USP <661.1>. The new standard for pharmaceutical packaging and drug delivery devices doesn’t take effect until May 2020, when it will impact all current and future drugs on the U.S. market. Clariant is completing the testing process now to help customers “future-proof” packaging launched in the interim and, in addition, to offer data to support the ICH-Q3D guidelines for risk assessment of elemental impurities in drugs.

Clariant Completes Work at ISO 13485 Plant in Maine, Increasing Capacity for MEVOPUR® Medical Products

New fluoropolymer compounding line at Clariant plant in Lewiston, Maine. (Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, February 5, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces the start-up of a high throughput twin-screw compounding extruder at its facility in Lewiston, ME, marking the end of this phase of a multimillion-dollar, multiyear expansion program.

Clariant Introducing Desiccant Tablets for Moisture Testing to Pharmapack Europe 2018

Muttenz, February 2, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in Specialty Chemicals, with its Healthcare Packaging business unit, is exhibiting at Pharmapack Europe 2018 and talking to visitors about Tri Sorb® molecular sieve desiccant tablets specifically designed for USP <671> moisture permeability testing. The show takes place in Paris 7 & 8 February 2018 and Clariant is exhibiting on Stand E14.

Clariant showcased latest solutions at Home and Personal Care Ingredients Conference (HPCI) 2018

Allen Huang, Technical Manager for Industrial and Home Care, Clariant in Great China presented a paper on ‘Clean and Care’. (Photo: Clariant)Mumbai, February 2, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, showcased its inspiring range of products for home and personal care at the HPCI Conference 2018 in Mumbai on January 31 and February 01, 2018.

Clariant Catalysts and Shanghai Huaxi in strategic partnership on MTS hydrogen production in China

Clariant Cataysts and Shanghai Huaxi signed strategic partnership agreement regarding hydrogen production in China. First row (left to right): Alix Jiang, Business Director, Shanghai Huaxi Chemical Industry Science & Technology Co., Ltd., Zhiyuan Ji, General Manager of Shanghai Huaxi Chemical Industry Science & Technology Co., Ltd., Thomas Wenger, Head of Clariant BU Catalysts, China, Kevin Chen, Head of Market Segment Methanol/Hydrogen, Clariant BU Catalysts. (Photo: Clariant)
Shanghai, January 31, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced that its Catalysts business unit has formed a strategic alliance with Shanghai Huaxi Chemical Industry Science & Technology Co., Ltd. regarding hydrogen production projects in China. According to the agreement, Clariant’s catalysts will be qualified and recommended for Shanghai Huaxi’s medium temperature shift (MTS) process licenses. Clariant will provide a range of catalysts for Reforming, Hydrodesulfurization, and the Water Gas Shift process. The deal combines Shanghai Huaxi’s advanced process technology with Clariant’s state-of-the-art catalysts to provide a highly efficient and economical solution for hydrogen producers.

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