Agriculture


Clariant completes construction of first commercial sunliquid® cellulosic ethanol plant in Podari, Romania

Clariant’s flagship commercial sunliquid® cellulosic ethanol plant in Romania. 
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant, a focused, sustainable and innovative specialty chemical company, today announced the official completion of its sunliquid® cellulosic ethanol plant in Podari, Romania. The completed construction is an important next step for the commercial deployment of sunliquid® technology and thus supports Clariant’s sunliquid® licensing business strategy. The facility will be operational in the fourth quarter, producing cellulosic ethanol from agricultural residues.

Clariant will increase prices for Pigments & Pigment Preparations for Quinacridones

ClariantClariant, a focused and innovative specialty chemical company, today announced global price increases across its Quinacridone product portfolio.

BENEO transforms settling pond into wildlife haven

BENEO transforms settling pond into wildlife haven. (Photo: BENEO, PR006)BENEO, a world leader in functional ingredients, has embarked on a long-term programme to promote biodiversity in the vicinity of its Oreye production plant. In collaboration with not-for-profit environmental organisations Natagora and Natagriwal, BENEO is transforming a former settling pond and the surrounding area into a sanctuary for wildlife, including rare birds, beavers, bats, deer and frogs. The project will contribute to the protection of indigenous and endangered species in Wallonia, at this same time enriching the local community.

Perstorp Potassium Formate: now an EU-registered fertilizer

Perstorp Potassium Formate: now an EU-registered fertilizer. (Photo: Shutterstock)Perstorp Potassium Formate (PoFO) is now registered as a fertilizer, fulfilling the requirements outlined in EC 2002/2003. With this EU registration Perstorp makes it easier for farmers to improve both crop quality and yields as there is no longer a need for local raw material registration when using PoFo based fertilizers, like Amicult K 42.

Clariant completes its divestment program by reaching agreement to divest its Pigments business

ClariantClariant, a focused, sustainable and innovative specialty chemical company, today announced that it has reached definitive agreements for the divestment of its Pigments business to a consortium of Heubach Group (“Heubach”) and SK Capital Partners (“SK Capital”) at an Enterprise Value (EV) of CHF 805 million to CHF 855 million on a cash and debt free basis, depending on an earn-out payment of CHF 50 million contingent on the 2021 financial performance of Clariant’s Pigments business. This represents a multiple of 10.7 to 11.4 times the stand-alone adjusted 12-month EBITDA per April 2021 (LTM).

Clariant lanza pigmentos en polvo y preparaciones pigmentarias para coloración de semillas en América Latina

La línea Agrocer está disponible en todo el mundo e incluye seis pigmentos en polvo y preparaciones pigmentarias que pueden mezclarse para formar una variedad de colores personalizados. 
(Fotografía: Clariant)Clariant, una de las empresas líderes mundiales en especialidades químicas, está lanzando en América Latina su línea completa de colorantes de semillas Agrocer. Fabricados como pigmentos en polvo y preparaciones pigmentarias, los colorantes Agrocer están disponibles en los seis colores más relevantes y fue comprobado su uso seguro en la coloración de semillas. Todos los productos Agrocer siguen las normas de ingredientes inertes de la Agencia de Protección Ambiental de EE. UU. (EPA, sigla en inglés) y están disponibles en todo el mundo.

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