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
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Clariant Offers ‘Future-Proofing’ for Next-Gen Drug Packaging, Delivery Devices at MD&M 2018

Clariant Offers ‘Future-Proofing’ for Next-Gen Drug Packaging, Delivery Devices at MD&M 2018. 
(Photos: Clariant)Muttenz, December 14, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, will share how its MEVOPUR® and REMAFIN-EP® products can help in ‘future-proofing’ pharmaceutical packaging and drug-delivery devices in advance of new USP<661.1> regulations at the upcoming MD&M West exhibition. Experts from Clariant’s Healthcare Polymer Solutions will be on hand in Booth 2049 at the medical device trade show being held from Feb. 6-8 at the Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim CA.

Clariant Sees Colors Becoming Muted for 2019, as Consumers Come to Grips with a Complex World

Clariant Sees Colors Becoming Muted for 2019, as Consumers Come to Grips with a Complex World. 
(Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, December 14, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces the release of ColorForward® 2019, the 13th edition of the annual color forecasting guide for the plastics industry.

Clariant intensifies support for Chinese refining & chemical industries with new Catalysts office in Shandong

Picture of the new Clariant Catalysts office in Qingdao, Shandong Province. 
(Photo: Clariant)Munich, December 13, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced the opening of a new office for its Catalysts business in Qingdao, Shandong Province, which will focus on providing enhanced services for customers in central and northern China. The expansion follows the establishment of another office in Yinchuan city in July 2017, and reinforces Clariant’s commitment to supporting the Chinese refining and chemical industries and intensifying growth through strong local presence.

Clariant selected by Xuzhou HaiDing for new propane dehydrogenation unit in China

Clariant’s CATOFIN® is a proven, highly reliable dehydrogenation catalyst used for the production of olefins. (Photo: Clariant)Munich, December 8, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced an agreement with Xuzhou HaiDing Chemical Technology Co. Ltd. to develop a custom-built CATOFIN catalyst and propane dehydrogenation (PDH) unit in cooperation with its technology partner CB&I. The project includes the license and engineering design of the unit, which is to be built in Pizhou, Jiangsu Province, China.

Clariant launches 3D Printing business to provide solutions for the fast-changing Additive Manufacturing market

Clariant 3D Printer Filament. (Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, December 6, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced its new dedicated 3D Printing business to meet the demand of the fast-changing Additive Manufacturing market for premium and customized 3D printer filaments.

Clariant`s Agrocer™ seed colorants now available as pre-dispersed granules with uniform global specifications

Agrocer Yellow 001 Gran. is one of the first new seed colorants available in pre-dispersed granulated pigment form from Clariant’s dedicated range of colorants for the agricultural industry. (Photo: Clariant)Charlotte, December 1, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, will exhibit at the ASTA CSS 2017 & Seed Expo, December 4-7 at the Chicago Hyatt Regency. The company will feature its full range of Agrocer seed pigments and pigment preparations, the first dedicated range of colorants for the agricultural industry, at booth #809.

Clariant presents new insights to consumer care customers in India

Christelle Graizeau, Business Development Manager, Active Ingredients Segment, BU Industrial & Consumer Specialties presented a paper on ‘Let’s get active naturally...our green actives’. (Photo: Clariant)Mumbai, November 30, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, introduced for the first time in India, its nature inspired new Active Ingredients to provide dedicated, customized support for the highly-specialized needs of the Personal Care industry at the symposium in Delhi. Clariant also highlighted the four new trends with its BeautyForward second edition, that is expected to impact global Personal Care with inspirational formulations and textures.

Clariant’s Board of Directors representatives met with White Tale

Muttenz, November 24, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced that representatives of its Chairman and Nomination Committee met with White Tale in Zurich, Switzerland. The meeting was initiated in order to identify possible ways to work together following the mutual termination of the merger agreement between Clariant and Huntsman. Yesterday the Board of Directors met and discussed the content and topics of the meeting held earlier in the week and decided on the way forward.

Clariant announces plan to update its strategy to further enhance growth and value creation

Muttenz, November 24, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved the Executive Committee’s proposal to update Clariant’s strategy in order to further increase value creation. The plan was developed as a consequence of the termination of the intended merger with Huntsman, which was forced by activist shareholders.

Clariant Launches SENSEACTION™ Color Masterbatches for Plastic Caps and Closures

Muttenz, November 23, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today launched the SENSEACTION line of color masterbatches intended for use in the production of caps and closures used on bottled water packaging. SENSEACTION masterbatches, which are available in a wide range of colors, are specially formulated, processed, tested, and certified to be free of detectable negative organoleptic (taste and odor) effects.

Clariant Giving Color/Trend Forecast a Makeover

Clariant Giving Color/Trend Forecast a Makeover. (Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, November 22, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, together with its Masterbatches business unit, is announcing plans for a major revision to its pioneering ColorForward trend-watching platform, which is used by designers and brand managers to forecast colors for use in plastics products and packaging. The changes will take place with the ColorForward 2019 edition, due to be launched in early January 2018.

Clariant and Tiangang celebrate first milestone in new production JV for light & process stabilizers in China

Representatives from Clariant, its BU Additives, and Beijing Tiangang, met with a delegation from Cangzhou National Coastal-Port Economy & Technology Development Zone on November 20 to confirm the assignment of land for the production plant. (Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, November 21, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, and Tiangang Auxiliary Co., Ltd., a privately owned producer and leading supplier of light stabilizers in China, today kicked-off their new production joint venture with the go-ahead to purchase a site within the Cangzhou National Coastal-Port Economy and Technology Development Zone, Hebei province.

Clariant Presents Humidity and Oxygen Control Solutions at Pharmtech & Ingredients 2017

Muttenz, November 21, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals and its Healthcare Packaging business line are participating in Pharmtech & Ingredients 2017 for the first time and talking to visitors about the full line of controlled-atmosphere packaging solutions. At the show, which is being held November 21-24 at the Crocus Expo IEC in Moscow, Clariant is exhibiting in Booth A139 (Hall 7, Pavilion 2).

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