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SABIC showcases full complement of market leading fluids for Chinese and Asian markets at IESD show, Shanghai

SABIC showcases full complement of market leading fluids for Chinese and Asian markets at IESD show, Shanghai.SHANGHAI, CHINA, April 23, 2018 - As a global leader in the chemical industry, SABIC will present its full Fluids product portfolio at IESD, the leading surfactants and detergents show for China and Asia, in Shanghai, April 24 -26.

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 introduces HYDEX® E: Next-generation diesel dewaxing catalyst for superior cold flow improvement 

Clariant’s new HYDEX® E diesel dewaxing catalyst. (Photos: Clariant)Munich, March 20, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced the launch of its latest diesel dewaxing catalyst, HYDEX E. The new catalyst is an extension of Clariant’s well-established HYDEX series, designed for selective hydrocracking of long chain normal paraffins to improve the cold flow properties of middle distillates. HYDEX E maintains its predecessors’ exceptional robustness and flexible application, yet considerably increases diesel yield while reducing by-product formation. Consequently, producers not only benefit from higher cost-efficiency, but also improved sustainability.

Clariant is awarded Outstanding Supplier of 2017 by Anglo American

Clariant named Outstanding Supplier of 2017 by Anglo American. 
(Photo: Clariant)São Paulo, February 8, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, was recognized as Outstanding Supplier of 2017 by Anglo American, a key global customer. The company also placed 1st in the Optimization and the Strategic Alignment categories.

Clariant Catalysts and Shanghai Huaxi in strategic partnership on MTS hydrogen production in China

Clariant Cataysts and Shanghai Huaxi signed strategic partnership agreement regarding hydrogen production in China. First row (left to right): Alix Jiang, Business Director, Shanghai Huaxi Chemical Industry Science & Technology Co., Ltd., Zhiyuan Ji, General Manager of Shanghai Huaxi Chemical Industry Science & Technology Co., Ltd., Thomas Wenger, Head of Clariant BU Catalysts, China, Kevin Chen, Head of Market Segment Methanol/Hydrogen, Clariant BU Catalysts. (Photo: Clariant)
Shanghai, January 31, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced that its Catalysts business unit has formed a strategic alliance with Shanghai Huaxi Chemical Industry Science & Technology Co., Ltd. regarding hydrogen production projects in China. According to the agreement, Clariant’s catalysts will be qualified and recommended for Shanghai Huaxi’s medium temperature shift (MTS) process licenses. Clariant will provide a range of catalysts for Reforming, Hydrodesulfurization, and the Water Gas Shift process. The deal combines Shanghai Huaxi’s advanced process technology with Clariant’s state-of-the-art catalysts to provide a highly efficient and economical solution for hydrogen producers.

Clariant and SINOPEC sign major cooperation agreements on fuel upgrading catalyst technology

Senior management from Clariant and Sinopec met in Bejing, China to sign the agreements. (Photo: Clariant)Munich, January 11, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced that it has signed two key agreements with SINOPEC, China’s largest petroleum and chemical company. The agreements were signed in Beijing by the companies’ senior management on September 27, 2017.

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