Clariant highlights sustainability- and efficiency-focused gas processing adsorbents at GPA GCC 2017

  • ActiSorb® GP Series designed for maximum performance
  • New products for sulfur and mercury removal
  • Meet the Clariant Team at Booth A3, Clariant Booth, GPA GCC 2017, May 9-11, St. Regis Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Munich, May 9, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, presents new additions to its reliable and value based Gas Processing catalysts and absorbents at the Gas Processors Association (GPA) GCC 25th Annual Technical Conference in Abu Dhabi.

Clariant’s ActiSorb GP Series of high performance adsorbent techologies for gas purification supports customers in improving efficiency, operability and total cost of ownership. Based on environmentally-acceptable technology, the products for the removal of sulfur, carbonyl sulfide (COS), arsine, mercury and oxygen are designed to optimize contaminant pickup.

At GPA GCC, Clariant will highlight two new products from its comprehensive portfolio:

  • ActiSorb GP 108 for sulfur removal of gas streams offers high capacity that lowers operating costs and extends cycle lengths. It is ideal for the purification of dry and wet gas streams that contain hydrogen sulphide and traces of mercaptans and COS.
  • ActiSorb GP 418, an innovative adsorbent for the removal of all forms of mercury from dry gas streams. It offers 2-3 times better performance than conventional Hg adsorbents commercially available in the market.

Stefan Heuser, Senior Vice President & General Manager Business Unit Catalysts at Clariant, stated: “Our ActiSorb GP Series delivers reliable, high absorbent capacity and stable performance that helps gas processors to achieve better sustainability and greater efficiency at their processing plants. We are pleased to bring new products to the market to extend our offering.”

Clariant will be at GPA GCC from May 9-11, 2017 Booth A3.


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Notes for editors

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’s Catalysts business unit is a leading global developer and producer of catalysts for industrial processes. It has been part of the Catalysis business area of the Clariant Group since the acquisition of Süd-Chemie in 2011. Clariant Catalysts is headquartered in Munich, Germany, and has a total of 16 production sites, 15 sales offices, and 11 R&D and technical centers around the world. Approximately 1 550 employees serve customers across all regional markets. Aimed at delivering sustainable value to customers, Clariant’s catalysts and adsorbents are designed to increase production throughput, lower energy consumption, and reduce hazardous emissions from industrial processes. The broad portfolio also includes products that enable the use of alternative feedstock for chemical and fuel production.


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