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

White Tale Holdings increased stake above 10 percent

Muttenz, July 20, 2017 – Clariant, a world leading company in specialty chemicals, has announced today that White Tale Holdings now hold a stake in excess of 10 percent. This follows earlier mandatory notifications by White Tale Holdings to the Swiss Stock Exchange (SIX) regarding their holdings.

Clariant Catalysts expands in China with opening of new office in Yinchuan

Munich, July 18, 2017 – Clariant, a world leading company in specialty chemicals, today announced the opening of a new office for its Catalysts business in Yinchuan city, capital of the Ningxia Hui autonomous region in China. With the new branch, Clariant becomes the first multinational catalyst provider based in northwest China, a region that is home to a majority of the nation’s coal-to-chemicals producers as well as numerous syngas and polyolefin companies.

Clariant’s EnviCat® VOC catalyst: the efficient solution for clean energy and air

Clariant EnviCat® Catalyst ceramic honeycomb. (Photo: Clariant)Munich, July 13, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, is among the foremost suppliers of catalysts for off-gas purification. 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. Based on the technique of catalytic oxidation, EnviCat VOC effectively removes harmful volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and carbon monoxide while reducing the energy consumption of thermal units by up to 40%. The catalyst is suitable for numerous industries that emit VOCs, such as the chemicals, food, printing, and energy production sectors.

Clariant clinches third straight Responsible Care Chairman Award in China

Jan Kreibaum, Clariant's Regional Head of Greater China/South Korea, receives Responsible Care Chairman Award from Patrick Vandenhoeke (left), Chair of Responsible Care Leadership Group ICCA, and David Sandidge (right), Senior Director, Responsible Care & Value Chain Outreach, American Chemistry Council. (Photo: Clariant)Shanghai, July 11, 2017 – Clariant, a world-leader in specialty chemicals, was recently presented the Chairman Award during the 2017 Responsible Care award ceremony in Shanghai, China. The event is hosted by the Association of International Chemical Manufacturers (AICM) once every two years in China since 2013 to recognize the outstanding achievements of members in implementing the Responsible Care self-initiative, which advocates performance improvements in the areas of six Responsible Care codes.

Clariant launches non-triazine H₂S scavenger SCAVINATOR™

Clariant’s new SCAVINATOR™ non-triazine H2S scavenger increases overall production with less downtime due to its best-in-class solids control and reduced potential for mineral scaling. (Photo: Clariant)Houston, TX, June 28, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, introduces an alternative to triazine H2S scavenger chemistry with substantial benefits for oil producers. New SCAVINATOR increases overall production with less downtime due to its best-in-class solids control and reduced potential for mineral scaling.

Clariant steps up R&D support for agricultural challenges

The new Crop Solutions greenhouse at the Clariant Innovation Center (CIC) in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, June 22, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces its investment in a state-of-the-art R&D greenhouse to step up its support for tackling current and future agricultural challenges.

Clariant to Increase Prices for Geko® and Ecosil® in Europe

Discover Value. Discover LE Technology. (Photos: Clariant)Munich, June 16, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals has announced today a price increase in Europe for its Geko foundry green sand binders by 3% and for its Ecosil foundry lustrous carbon formers by 5 %, effective July 1st 2017 or as soon as contracts allow. The price increase is due to rising costs of certain raw materials and manufacturing.

Clariant receives Sustainable Product & Service Award at 2016 GoldenBee CSR China Honor Roll

Clariant receives Sustainable Product & Service Award at 2016 GoldenBee CSR China Honor Roll. 
(Photo: Clariant)Shanghai, June 8, 2017 – Clariant, a world-leader in specialty chemicals, received recently the Sustainable Product & Service Award at the 2016 GoldenBee CSR China Honor Roll, an annual listing of enterprises with outstanding CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) achievements in China. The award ceremony was held during the 12th International CSR Forum in Beijing, an annual event that brings together business leaders from China and abroad to present the latest CSR achievements. Clariant’s efforts to drive sustainable development leveraged from Clariant global to China continue to be recognized by industry peers, and as one of only four enterprises receiving the Sustainable Development Award this year, the company’s comprehensive commitment to sustainability was further underlined.

Clariant to highlight safe and effective materials for innovative packaging of healthcare and pharmaceutical industry at CPhI China expo

Handy Active Tubes® have built-in desiccant inside the closure and are ideal for packaging effervescent tablets or diagnostic test strips, providing physical stability as well as protection from moisture and light. 
(Photo: Clariant)Shanghai, June 7, 2017 – Clariant, a world-leader in specialty chemicals, will exhibit in the CPhI China exhibition to be held on June 20-22, 2017 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). Clariant will showcase at CPhI China, one of the most comprehensive pharmaceutical ingredient shows in the region, safe and effective materials dedicated to innovative packaging solutions for the healthcare and pharmaceutical market.

Clariant Announces Retirement of North America Region Head and Names Replacement

Ken Golder.
(Photo: Clariant)Charlotte, June 1, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces the retirement of Ken Golder, who serves as North America Region Head as well as president and chief executive officer of both Clariant Corporation and Clariant Canada Inc. He has been instrumental in implementing and leading Clariant’s growth strategy in North America. Golder will retire June 30, having served 18 of his 35 years with Clariant as North America Region Head.

Clariant announces Adnan Ahmad as the new Regional President in India

Adnan Ahmad. 
(Photo: Clariant)Mumbai, June 1, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces the appointment of Adnan Ahmad as Region President, India. He succeeds Deepak Parikh who been instrumental in implementing and leading Clariant’s growth strategy in India for the past 4 years. Deepak Parikh will now serve as as the Region President for Clariant in North America as well as chief executive officer of both Clariant Corporation and Clariant Canada Inc.

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.

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