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
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20 Jul 2017
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.
18 Jul 2017
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.
13 Jul 2017
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.
11 Jul 2017
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.
28 Jun 2017
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.
22 Jun 2017
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.
16 Jun 2017
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.
8 Jun 2017
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.
7 Jun 2017
Clariant to highlight safe and effective materials for innovative packaging of healthcare and pharmaceutical industry at CPhI China expo
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.
1 Jun 2017
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.
1 Jun 2017
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.
22 May 2017
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.
22 May 2017
Clariant to feature innovative solutions for PET film and functional sheet industry at APFE Exhibition
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.