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Clariant’s commitment to innovation and sustainability recognized with Henkel and ICIS awards

Clariant’s commitment to innovation and sustainability recognized with Henkel and ICIS awards. 
(Photo: copyright Henkel)Clariant, a focused, sustainable and innovative specialty chemical company, today announced that the company was recently honoured with various high-level awards in the area of sustainability and innovation. Henkel Adhesive Technologies presented Clariant its Sustainability Award 2020. In addition, Clariant won in two categories of this year’s ICIS Innovation Awards: Clariant’s multi-purpose additive Licocare® RBW Vita, derived from crude rice bran wax, won ‘Best Product’, and the ammonia synthesis catalyst AmoMax-Casale, jointly developed with Casale SA, won ‘Best Sustainable Process’.

科莱恩MegaMax®催化剂助力中天合创甲醇装置,累计总产量破纪录

中天合创能源有限责任公司化工分公司厂区夜景。(图片来源: 中天合创)科莱恩MegaMax 700催化剂在中天合创能源有限责任公司化工分公司的甲醇合成装置中取得了创纪录的性能表现。公司旗下的两套甲醇生产装置,采用鲁奇MegaMethanol® 技术,每套年设计产能180万吨。两套装置均装填科莱恩高性能MegaMax 700甲醇合成催化剂与ActiSorb® S2和ActiSorb® S6精脱硫催化剂,分别于2016年9月和2017年3月开车运行,并在此后将近4年的运行中,表现出长期稳定的卓越性能。每立方米催化剂的累计甲醇产量高达37,247吨,已跻身于全球煤基百万吨级甲醇生产装置最高记录之列。

Clariant to build new high-tech production site for CATOFIN catalysts in Jiaxing, Zhejiang Province, China

Clariant high-tech CATOFIN™ production site in Jiaxing, Zhejiang Province, China. 
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant, a focused, sustainable and innovative specialty chemical company, today announced the construction of a new state-of-the-art catalyst production site in China. This project represents a significant investment which further strengthens Clariant’s position in China and enhances its ability to support its customers in the country’s thriving petrochemicals industry.

Clariant advances its strategic growth in China announcing new R&D partnership with top ranked Tianjin University

From left to right: Kevin Chan, Clariant’s Head of Catalysts China and Prof. Wenping Hu, Vice President of Tianjin University, signing the partnership agreement at the University’s premises. (Photo/Photographs: Clariant)Clariant Catalysts and Tianjin University (TJU) put the spotlight on the future development and commercialization of new catalytic solutions to better serve the needs of the Chinese market. They announced a long-term, strategic partnership that will focus on the research and development of new catalysts.

Clariant’s O2 remover solution helps Norwegian offshore team win prestigious “Hero Award”

Clariant’s O2 remover solution helps Norwegian offshore team win prestigious “Hero Award”. 
(Photo: Johan Sverdrup, copyright Equinor)In recognition of outstanding operational improvements, the Equinor production team on the Norwegian offshore oil platform, the Johan Sverdrup, has been recognized with the energy company, Equinor’s, May 2020 “Hero” award. The monthly honor highlights great cost, sustainability or personnel achievements around Equinor’s energy projects globally.

Clariant and Jiangsu Jinneng partner in catalytic off-gas treatment at Shandong Qilu Plasticizers’ phthalic anhydride plant

Clariant’s EnviCat VOC catalyst controls emissions at Shandong Qilu Plasticizers’ phthalic anhydride plant. 
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant and Jiangsu Jinneng’s collaboration in off-gas treatment is off to a strong start in 2020. Jiangsu Jinneng’s innovative catalytic combustion unit and Clariant’s highly effective EnviCat VOC catalyst have been in successful operation at the phthalic anhydride (PA) plant of Shandong Qilu Plasticizers Co. Ltd. since November 2019. The partners’ advanced emission control solution is used to purify production off-gas, which contains volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and carbon monoxide (CO). Located in Zibo, Shandong province, the plant already employs another Clariant product, the high-yield OxyMax PA 690 catalyst, to produce 70,000 metric tons of PA annually.

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