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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.

Clariant expands production capability & launches new products for EMEA edible oils & biofuels market

Clariant expands production capability & launches new products for EMEA edible oils & biofuels market. (Photo: Clariant)Clariant continues to boost the supply of high-quality activated bleaching earths to the edible oil and biofuel markets in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, with additional capacity now on stream in Yuncos, Spain, and an extended portfolio of advanced purification products for local customers.

Clariant Masterbatches plant in Mexico joins growing list of global sites to comply with ISO 22000

Clariant Masterbatches Plant in Mexico joins growing list of Global Sites to Comply with ISO 22000. 
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant’s Business Unit Masterbatches, a leader in the field of color and functional additive masterbatch concentrates and compounds, today announced it has completed ISO 22000 certification for its site in Santa Clara Coatitla, near by Mexico city. The Mexican site is the first in the Americas, to have completed the GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) certification, and joins the global footprint of certified sites in Asia Pacific and Europe.

Clariant ColorForward® 2021 palette yearns for human contact, searches for authenticity

Clariant ColorForward® 2021 Palette Yearns for Human Contact, Searches for Authenticity. 
(Photo: Clariant)The color experts at Clariant ColorWorks® have identified four societal trends that can be expected to influence consumers in the next few years. ColorForward 2021, the 15th edition of the annual Clariant color forecasting guide for the plastics industry, recognizes that genuine human contact is actually becoming a luxury in the digital era, and that people crave authenticity in a world of deep fakes. On a more positive note, technology is being used to create products that connect with people on an emotional level, while collaboration is seen as critical to realizing positive change.

Clariant launches new CESA® ProTect brand oxygen scavenger additives for polyester packaging

Clariant launches new CESA ProTect brand oxygen scavenger additives for polyester packaging. 
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant, a focused, innovative and entrepreneurial specialty chemical company, today announced the creation of a new brand of patent protected oxygen scavenger additive masterbatches – CESA ProTect.

Clariant and Polymateria launch partnership to bring new Biotransformation technology to market in South East Asia

Chai Mui Tek, Head of Sales & Marketing Southeast Asia (Polymateria), Jonathan Sieff, Chairman & Founder (Polymateria), Dr. Achintya Sen, Head of Innovation India (Clariant), Dr. Jan Sueltemeyer, Global Head of Innovation & Sustainability (Clariant) and Niall Dunne, CEO (Polymateria).
(Photo: Clariant)Polymateria, a British business developing a new standard in biodegradable and compostable plastics, has announced a partnership with Clariant, one of the world’s leading specialty chemical companies, to bring its new Biotransformation technology to market in South East Asia. The announcement was made at the K Show in Düsseldorf, Germany.

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