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Clariant’s cross-business growth strategy to make North America its second largest market by 2021

Deepak Parikh, Clariant’s Head of Region North America, presenting at “The World of Clariant Catalysts” in New York. (Photo: Clariant)Charlotte, April 5, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, expects its cross-business growth strategy for North America to advance regional sales of about $2 billion by 2021. This would make North America the company’s second largest global market and represent about 25% of its global chemical investment.

Clariant allures personal care formulators with new multi-functional rheology modifier for premium products 

New Clariant rheology modifier Aristoflex® Silk for premium face care products. 
(Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, March 21, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces the global launch of Aristoflex Silk, a novel rheology modifier with exceptional salt tolerance and silky, soft skin feeling for premium personal care products.

Clariant to increase prices for Masterbatch and Compound products containing titanium dioxide, polymers, carbon black, pigments, dyes and additives

ClariantMuttenz, 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).

ELIX Polymers selected by Gigaset for its new home alarm system

ELIX Polymers selected by Gigaset for its new home alarm system. 
(Photo: ELIX Polymers, PR037)Tarragona, March 8, 2018 – Gigaset, one of the world's largest manufacturers of cordless (DECT) phones and the clear market leader in Europe, has chosen ELIX M201AS from ELIX Polymers, a leading manufacturer of acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS) resins and derivatives, for the housings of various components in its new Gigaset Smart Home Alarm system.

Clariant Masterbatches Products and Solutions On Display at Saudi Plastics Trade Show

ClariantMuttenz, January 23, 2018 - Clariant, a world leader in Specialty Chemicals, with its Masterbatches business unit, is participating at the Saudi Plastics & Petrochemicals 2018 trade fair (Saudi PP 2018) taking place at the Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center, 21 - 24 January. Clariant is exhibiting in Booth 716-1.

SABIC introduces LEXAN™ CXT resins with advanced high-clarity, high-heat polycarbonate copolymers

LEXAN™ CXT resins can be used in optical applications in the electronics industries.AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS, January 8, 2018 - SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, has unveiled a new line of high-clarity, high-heat, injection moldable polycarbonate copolymer resins. LEXAN™ CXT resins can offer a unique balance of high temperature resistance, high flow and excellent color stability under extreme molding conditions, together with a high refractive index.

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