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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.

Clariant intensifies support for Chinese refining & chemical industries with new Catalysts office in Shandong

Picture of the new Clariant Catalysts office in Qingdao, Shandong Province. 
(Photo: Clariant)Munich, December 13, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced the opening of a new office for its Catalysts business in Qingdao, Shandong Province, which will focus on providing enhanced services for customers in central and northern China. The expansion follows the establishment of another office in Yinchuan city in July 2017, and reinforces Clariant’s commitment to supporting the Chinese refining and chemical industries and intensifying growth through strong local presence.

Clariant signs agreement with RTI International to supply unique sorbent for warm gas desulfurization technology

WDP is an advanced technology for producing cleaner energy and chemicals from coal and other high-sulfur feedstocks by enabling sulfur-containing gas streams to be cleaned at elevated temperatures. (Photo: RTI)Munich, November 14, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced the signing of a global licensing agreement with RTI International granting Clariant exclusive rights of supply for their solid sorbent material which is vital for RTI’s warm gas desulfurization process (WDP) technology.

Clariant announces mining solutions support for Mexico

ClariantHouston, TX, October 26, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals to the mining industry, announced at the Expo Mineria 2017 that for the first time the company is expanding its comprehensive suite of mining-specific product innovations and technical expertise to customers in Mexico. Clariant has been supporting Latin America’s mining industry for five decades and now growing its footprint into Mexico. This broadening is a response to the increase in exploration activity within the country.

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