CClariant 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
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12 Mar 2018
Shanghai, March 12, 2018 – Clariant, a world-leader in specialty chemicals, will take part in the Food Ingredients China (FIC) 2018 exhibition to be held at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) on March 22-24, 2018. Clariant will launch its VITIPURE solutions that are designed and developed to meet local needs of the Chinese food and beverage market.
9 Mar 2018
Clariant to increase prices for Masterbatch and Compound products containing titanium dioxide, polymers, carbon black, pigments, dyes and additives
Muttenz, March 9, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in masterbatches and specialty compounds, has today announced a price increase globally for its entire range of masterbatch and compound products containing titanium dioxide, polymers, carbon black, pigments, dyes and several additives by 4- 7% (depending on the grade, concentration and quality of the titanium dioxide, polymer, carbon black, pigments, dyes and additives).
7 Mar 2018
Shanghai, March 7, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, steps up a gear for Chinaplas 2018 with an Augmented Reality electric car ready to immerse visitors in an inspiring tour of efficient and creative ways for the automotive industry to meet lifestyle trends and fulfil challenging requirements for higher performance, lighterweight vehicles and reduced emissions.
7 Mar 2018
Shanghai, March 7, 2018 – Clariant, a world-leader in specialty chemicals, has opened its online flagship store on 1688, a business-to business platform within Alibaba group, to provide better products and services to small- and medium-sized businesses in China.
6 Mar 2018
Shanghai, March 6, 2018 – Clariant, a world-leader in specialty chemicals, will further advance its leading position in the personal care ingredient market by highlighting its powerful anti-pollution solutions during the Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients (PCHi) exhibition, to be held at the Shanghai World Expo and Convention Center on March 19-21, 2018. The anti-pollution solutions to be showcased include the newly launched Aristoflex Silk, under Clariant’s Aristoflex range of rheology modifiers, and Eosidin™, which tackles pollution in the indoor environment.
28 Feb 2018
Shanghai, February 28, 2018 – Clariant, a world-leader in specialty chemicals, will return to the 19th China International Agrochemical & Crop Protection Exhibition (CAC) with its enhanced portfolio of green solutions dedicated to the agriculture and crop protection industry. Organized by the CCPIT Sub-council of Chemical Industry, the CAC exhibition to be held at the Shanghai New International Expo Center on 7-9 March 2018 is one of the biggest agrochemical exhibitions in the world today.
26 Feb 2018
Muttenz, February 26, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced the publication of its Integrated Report 2017. The report combines financial and non-financial elements to provide an in-depth view of Clariant’s holistic approach to creating added value for customers, employees, shareholders, and the environment.
26 Feb 2018
Shanghai, February 26, 2018 – Clariant, a world-leader in specialty chemicals, will unveil its capabilities in 3D printing at TCT Asia 2018 on March 1-3, 2018 in Shanghai, China. Clariant provides high quality 3D printer filaments and customized 3D printing solutions taking advantage of its decades-long experience in tailoring polymers with pigments, additives and masterbatches. Clariant will introduce new products and demonstrate its full range of 3D printer filaments in a unique red color from ColorForward 2019 called ‘Protect the core.’ ColorForward is the annual color forecasting guide for the plastics industry developed by Clariant ColorWorks, released December 14, 2017.
26 Feb 2018
Tokyo, February 26, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals is introducing a family of high-performance waxes based on a renewable feedstock. Licocare RBW multi-purpose additives are based on crude rice bran wax. This is a non-food-competing by-product from the production of rice bran oil and is available in large quantities. Use and upgrade of the non-edible component of the oil means that its full value can be utilized. The main target applications for Licocare RBW are engineering thermoplastics and epoxy molded components. The solutions can also be used for other applications, such as agriculture, coatings, home and personal care.
21 Feb 2018
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.
20 Feb 2018
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.
14 Feb 2018
“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.”
13 Feb 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.