Clariant

Clariant is a focused, sustainable and innovative specialty chemical company based in Muttenz, near Basel/Switzerland. On 31 December 2019, the company employed a total workforce of 17 223. In the financial year 2019, Clariant recorded sales of CHF 4.399 billion for its continuing businesses. The company reports in three business areas: Care Chemicals, Catalysis and Natural Resources. 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.

Clariant International Ltd
Rothausstrasse 61
4132 Muttenz 1
Switzerland
+41 61 469 6742
www.clariant.com
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Clariant to increase mild surfactants capacity in Europe and USA

Clariant to increase mild surfactants capacity in USA and Europe, Tarragona site pictured above. 
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant is expanding production capacity for its isethionates derivatives - Hostapon SCI - mild surfactants to support the increasing shift by personal care formulators and brands towards using mild surfactants to differentiate applications. It also supports the growing consumer trend for hygiene products. The investment at facilities in Europe and the USA will bring additional capacity on stream during Q1 2021.

Clariant launches new Ecolabel Guidance Tool for Industrial Cleaning & Home Care customers 

Clariant launches new Ecolabel Guidance Tool for Industrial Cleaning & Home Care customers. 
(Photo: Clariant)Ecolabel clarity at your fingertips. Clariant offers the Industrial & Home Care segment fast and free online access to the ecolabel compatibility and sustainability features of its extensive formulation ingredients via its new Ecolabel Guidance Tool launched today.

Clariant’s CATOFIN catalysts selected by Advanced Petrochemical Company (APC) for another PDH plant in the Middle East

Clariant’s high-performance CATOFIN propane dehydrogenation catalysts. 
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant’s CATOFIN catalysts have been selected by Advanced Global Investment Co. (AGIC), a joint venture between Advanced Petrochemical Company (APC) and SK Group, to build a PDH facility in the Middle East. Clariant’s CATOFIN catalysts were selected due to the excellent performance and reliability of APC’s existing propylene plant in Saudi Arabia.

Clariant raises the bar for sustainable coatings solutions with new additives, dispersants and pigments available now to the North American Market

Bring out the wonder in wood, naturally: Clariant is launching new solutions for the paints and coatings industry. 
(Photo: Clariant)As we enter a new decade, where the environment will be an increased focus for businesses and consumers around the world, Clariant is stepping up to the challenge and supporting the industry with a full suite of more sustainable additives and coatings solutions.

Welcome “Zenspiration”! Clariant Active Ingredients introduces new Japanese beauty-inspired formulation concept

Welcome to award-winning “Zenspiration”! Clariant Active Ingredients’ new concept features formulations evoking Japanese Zen principles and sensorial excellence.
(Photo: Clariant)Yōkoso “Zenspiration”! Unveiled today, Clariant Active Ingredients’ new formulation concept invites the cosmetics industry to take inspiration from the sophisticated simplicity and science-backed ethos of Japanese beauty (J-Beauty), to support consumers searching for “less is more” through high quality, high-performing care products. “Zenspiration” is the recent recipient of a prestigious BSB Innovation Award silver prize in the category "Applied Concept".

Pacify and Re-Energize. Clariant Active Ingredients unveils a breakthrough skin cell revitalizer and an unparalleled microbiota-friendly scalp soother

Pacify and Re-Energize. Clariant Active Ingredients unveils a breakthrough skin cell revitalizer and an unparalleled microbiota-friendly scalp soother. 
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant Active Ingredients announces a premium active ingredient for fueling the skin with youthful energy and a scalp pacifier for sensitive scalps that respects the microbiota. Launched today, two new concentrated, sustainably sourced active ingredients obtained through advanced technological processes, offering scientifically proven efficacy for formulations and noticeable results for consumers.

Clariant starts monthly production of 2 million liters of disinfectant in Gendorf to support vital institutions during COVID-19 outbreak

Clariant’s team at its facilities in Gendorf, represented here by Franz Aigner, Alex Fink and Alexander Ellmann, produces approx. 2 million liters of disinfectant on a monthly basis, which is made available to regional hospitals and other vital institutions in Bavaria during the COVID-19 outbreak. 
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant, a focused and innovative specialty chemical company, today announced it has started monthly production of 2 million liters of disinfectant at its facilities in Gendorf, Germany. This disinfectant is then directly or via repacking partners provided to regional hospitals and other vital institutions in Bavaria, who are currently facing limited availability of this critical product during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Clariant’s new ReforMax® 330 LDP Plus catalyst increases significantly energy and production efficiency at OCI’s ammonia plant

ReforMax 330 LDP Plus, Clariant’s next-generation catalyst for steam reforming and autothermal reforming. 
(Photo: Clariant)The first commercial reference for Clariant’s ReforMax 330 LDP Plus catalyst is a major success. Installed at OCI Nitrogen’s ammonia production plant in Geleen, Netherlands, the new steam reforming catalyst has significantly reduced pressure drop, allowing the customer to benefit from a considerable increase in energy and production efficiency leading to savings of more than 300,000€ over the catalyst lifetime.

Reduce and boost! Clariant launches new natural choice for effective and safe cosmetics preservation

Reduce and boost! Clariant launches new natural choice for effective and safe cosmetics preservation. 
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant expands the Personal Care industry’s increasingly-limited preservation options for both traditional and natural formulations with the launch of next generation preservation booster Velsan® Flex. The 93% RCI (Renewable Carbon Index) innovation is highly versatile and effective in combination with all preservative types, enabling a reduction of typical preservative by as much as 50% while still achieving safe antimicrobial protection for cosmetics.

Clariant enhances functionality of medical-grade ABS polymers

Bright transparent ABS colors combined with antistatic, or laser-welding functionality in MEVOPUR compounds. 
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant Plastics & Coatings Healthcare Polymer Solutions announces a new family of ABS polymer compounds that offer makers of medical devices and pharmaceutical packaging enhanced functionality without compromising on compliance with regulatory requirements. The resins are part of the MEVOPUR line of color and additive concentrates and ‘ready-to-use’ polymer compounds.

Clariant and Floreon announce collaboration to expand high-performance biopolymer applications to additional markets

Combining technologies, technical capabilities and know-how to improve the performance properties of high-performance biopolymers for demanding plastic applications. 
(Photo: Floreon)Clariant’s Additives business and Floreon- Transforming Packaging Limited announce an exciting new collaboration to further extend the performance properties and market potential of biopolymers, whilst preserving their environmental benefits.

Clariant Masterbatches earn ‘OK’ certification for home and industrial composting

Five plants in Europe and Asia have been awarded OK compost HOME and OK compost INDUSTRIAL labels by the TÜV AUSTRIA Belgium NV testing company. 
(Photo: TÜV AUSTRIA)Clariant color and additive masterbatches made in five plants in Europe and Asia have been awarded OK compost HOME and OK compost INDUSTRIAL labels by the TÜV AUSTRIA Belgium NV testing company. The certification means that the masterbatch ingredients, including the polymer carrier, will not compromise the biodegradability of the plastic products and packaging in which they are used.

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