Chemicals


Archroma joins hands with Mehran University to foster research in textiles

Mujtaba Rahim, CEO of Archroma Pakistan Limited, and Prof. Dr. Mohammad Aslam Uqaili, Vice Chancellor of Mehran University of Engineering & Technology signing documents of the Memorandum of Understanding signed at a ceremony held in Jamshoro, Pakistan. (Photo: Archroma)Reinach, Switzerland, 15 August 2017 - Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, today announced the signing-in of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mehran University of Engineering & Technology (MUET), Jamshoro, Pakistan. The MoU will pave way for cooperation initially for a five-year period.

HuntsmanClariant merger on track

ClariantMuttenz, July 27, 2017 – Clariant (SIX: CLN) and Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) today presented a first update on the planned merger of equals to keep their shareholders informed. The preparations to create HuntsmanClariant, a leading global specialty chemicals company, are showing continued strong progress and are proceeding as planned with an unchanged closing targeted for December 2017 / January 2018.

Clariant continues to increase sales, improves profitability and remains on track to meet 2017 outlook

Clariant“Clariant delivered excellent top-line growth and further expansion in profitability in the first half of the year,” said CEO Hariolf Kottmann. “Our good business performance was primarily achieved by the recovery in Catalysis and the ongoing impact of the differentiated steering in Plastics & Coatings. For 2017, we are confident that we will achieve our targets, i.e. growth in local currency, progression in operating cash flow, absolute EBITDA and EBITDA margin before exceptional items in spite of a temporarily weaker cash flow in the first half.”

KRAIBURG TPE at Fakuma 2017: Hall B5, Booth 5303

The new TPE compounds with adhesion to EPDM are developed for Automotive Exterieur. 
(Photo: © 2017 KRAIBURG TPE)KRAIBURG TPE will use the upcoming 25th Fakuma to exhibit its customer-oriented core competences. At Booth 5303 in Hall B5 the company will also present innovative material developments, including a new TPE series with outstanding adhesion to EPDM.

White Tale Holdings increased stake above 10 percent

ClariantMuttenz, 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.

Trend Forecaster MintModa and Color Leader Archroma Partner to Advance the Heighten Impact of Color in Fashion

Trend Forecaster MintModa and Color Leader Archroma Partner to Advance the Heighten Impact of Color in Fashion. (Photographs: MintModa)New York, NY and Reinach, Switzerland, 11 July 2017 - Fashion forecaster MintModa and Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, announce a new strategic partnership leveraging the respective strengths of both companies in color creativity. Combining Archroma’s scientific color expertise with MintModa’s clear, narrative-driven color forecasts provides fashion and design-related industries with an actionable and trend-right color resource.

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