Clariant is a globally leading specialty chemicals company, based in Muttenz near Basel/Switzerland. On 31 December 2017 the company employed a total workforce of 18 135. In the financial year 2017, Clariant recorded sales of CHF 6.377 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 and R&D, add value with sustainability, reposition portfolio, intensify growth, and increase profitability.

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Clariant’s shareholders approve all agenda items at Extraordinary General Meeting 

Hariolf Kottmann was newly elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors during an Extraordinary General Meeting of Clariant Ltd. 
(Photo: Clariant)At today’s Extraordinary General Meeting in Basel, the shareholders of Clariant Ltd, a world leader in specialty chemicals, approved all agenda items and proposals put forward by the Board of Directors. The meeting was attended by 264 shareholders and shareholder representatives accounting for 232 674 947 shares or 70.10 % of the share capital of Clariant.

Clariant’s China strategy achieves new milestone with appointment of Fu Cai Wang as new China President 

Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced the achievement of a new milestone in its dedicated China strategy with the appointment of Fu Cai Wang as its new China President, effective December 1, 2018. In this role, he acts as the Business Unit Head for the China Business of Clariant. Fu Cai Wang joins Clariant from Arkema as Asia Pacific Regional Group President Fluorochemicals Business Unit and President of Arkema Hebei Casda Biomaterials Co. Ltd.

Clariant welcomes Hans Bohnen as new member of the Executive Committee 

Clariant welcomes Hans Bohnen as new member of the Executive Committee. 
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced the appointment of Hans Bohnen as the newest member of its Executive Committee. Hans Bohnen has been with the company for almost 10 years and is currently Clariant’s Head of Global Business Services.

Clariant out to wow with new eye-catching and long-lasting magenta unveiled for anodized aluminum: Sanodye® Magenta LF 

Give your (aluminum) finishing that extra bling: Sanodye Magenta LF. (Photo:Clariant)Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, hits the spot for this fall’s color trends with a truly durable magenta shade now available for coloring anodized aluminum. Launched today, new Sanodye Magenta LF combines red, the color of power, with a touch of trustworthy blue in a non-bleeding single dye formulation that consistently delivers the same “wow factor” shade.

Clariant CleanTech Award for young scientists

Award Committee and winners of the Clariant CleanTech Award places one to four, the Clariant Chemistry Award at the University of Basel as well as the Poster Award.

Namely from left to right: Martin Vollmer, Chief Technology Officer at Clariant, Christoph Kerzig, Universtiy of Basel, Rajesh Mannancherry, University of Basel, Amita Ummadisingu, EPFL Lausanne, Erwin Lam, ETH Zürich, Jan-Georg Rosenboom and Peter Fleckenstein, ETH Zürich, Ydna Marie Questell-Santiago, EPFL Lausanne, Professor Ed Constable and Professor Marcel Mayor, University of Basel, Alain de Mesmaeker, President of the Swiss Chemical Society, David Spichiger, Swiss Chemical Society, Thomas Volkmer, Clariant. 
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, has once again honored outstanding scientific achievements in the field of “sustainable chemistry” at the fourth Clariant Chemistry Day by presenting its CleanTech Award. The company also partnered with the University of Basel to confer the Clariant Chemistry Award.

Clariant Business Units and Partners Collaborate to Produce Skin-Care Gift 

Clariant Business Units and partners collaborate to produce skin-care gift. 
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces completion of a demonstration project – a skin-soothing serum packaged in a colorful plastic roll-on -- which is being offered as a gift for customers, guests and visitors of selected tradeshows. It made its debut at Luxepack, the premier show for creative packaging held in Monaco, October 1 - 3, 2018.

Clariant upgrades facility in Midland, Texas, to significantly strengthen R&D capabilities and expand support to oil services customers 

Clariant upgrades Midland facility, significantly strengthening oilfield services support to Permian Basin operators. 
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced the inauguration of a new state-of-the-art laboratory at its facility in Midland, Texas. This capital investment upgraded several key infrastructure elements of the operations center. Most prominent is the state-of-the-art laboratory, which is Clariant Oil Services fourth Regional Technical Laboratory in North America. The laboratory has almost doubled in size and is now equipped with industry-leading research and automation equipment. As such, it will increase sample activity undertaken for regional Permian Basin oil and gas producers by up to 45 percent over the pre-existing test center.

Clariant apresenta inovações para o setor de mineração durante a ABM Week

Clariant conta com o Centro de Aplicação & Desenvolvimento para Mineração, localizado em Belo Horizonte (MG), para apoiar o desenvolvimento da indústria no país. 
(Fotografía: Clariant)A Clariant, uma das líderes mundiais em especialidades químicas, traz novidades para a indústria mineral durante o evento técnico-científico ABM WEEK 2018, realizado de 2 a 4 de outubro, em São Paulo. Entre as tecnologias de nova geração utilizadas no processo de mineração apresentadas pela empresa, destacam-se os novos coletores da Linha FLOTIGAM, utilizados no beneficiamento de minérios de ferro complexos, com elevada presença de impurezas. Estes novos coletores são desenvolvidos tailor-made para minérios específicos, sendo capaz de concentrá-los dentro das especificações de mercado com o melhor custo benefício.

Clariant to give fabric softeners & cleaners a colorful push at SEPAWA 2018 with new segment-specific vibrant non-staining dyes 

The new non-staining Sanolin Lave Yellow S Liq. and Sanolin Lave Red A Liq. dyes to give fabric softeners and cleaners a colorful push. 
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, will make a colorful splash at SEPAWA 2018 with two new intense red and sunshine yellow non-staining Sanolin Lave Liquid dyes introduced to support the trends for emotive colors and fragrance/color matching in fabric softeners and acidic cleaners.

Clariant promotes quick & easy cleaning with multi-benefit additive for hard-surface cleaners – Aristocare Smart 

Bathroom cleaners featuring Aristocare Smart show powerful anti-streaking effects on a variety of hard surfaces. 
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, extends a helping hand to the vast majority of consumers keen to reduce their weekly household cleaning burden[1], with the launch of a multi-talented ingredient for hard-surface cleaners. New Aristocare Smart encourages easy removal of surface dirt, less limescale build-up and a streak-free shine among the multiple benefits from just one add-on set to capture formulators’ attention at SEPAWA 2018.

Clariant signs agreement with PT Martina Berto, Tbk on distribution of natural ingredients 

Hans Herrel, Clariant Head of Indonesia; Francois Bleger, Clariant’s Head of Business Unit Industrial & Consumer Specialties for Asia Pacific Region; Kilala Tilaar, Corporate Director of Creative and Innovation as well as Martha Tilaar Group; Mr. Jumain Appe, Director General of Innovation strengthening at the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education (from left to right) after the successful signed partnership agreement.
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant, a world-leader in specialty chemicals, has signed an agreement today on a partnership with PT Martina Berto, Tbk (Martina Berto), a manufacturer of cosmetic products and herbal medicine based in Indonesia under the Martha Tilaar Group. With this partnership, Clariant will get access to unique South East Asia plants and algae, with potential to explore and invent new sustainable solutions globally.



Clariant lanza tecnología innovadora que reduce hasta un 75% el volumen de químicos empleados para la separación de fluidos en E&P 

Eficiencia de PHASETREAT WET fue probada en operadora offshore en Brasil. (Fotografía: Clariant)Clariant, una de las empresas líderes mundiales en especialidades químicas, hará este lunes (24) el lanzamiento de la tecnología PHASETREAT WET, durante la Rio Oil & Gas 2018, realizada en Río de Janeiro. La molécula, desarrollada en el centro de investigación de Clariant, en Brasil, reduce hasta un 75% el volumen de químicos necesarios para la separación de fluidos en las actividades de exploración y producción (E&P) de petróleo, tanto onshore como offshore, garantizando ventajas en logística y menor exposición a riesgos operativos.