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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.

Archroma at Intertextile with innovations and solution systems for sustainable colors and performance

Archroma will be at Intertextile 2021 to launch its latest innovations and solution systems aimed to help textile manufacturers with optimized productivity and/or value creation in their market. 
(Photo: Archroma)Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, will be at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Autumn Edition (Intertextile), to present its latest innovations and system solutions aimed to help textile manufacturers in China with optimized productivity and/or value creation in their markets.

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.

Solvay Launches New Ajedium™ Build Sheets Portfolio for Additive Manufacturing

SolvaySolvay is introducing a new portfolio of additive manufacturing (AM) build sheets marketed under the umbrella of the company’s Ajedium™ brand products. Build sheets or plates are used in additive manufacturing processes as basic surfaces on which the extruded AM filament layers are built upon or 3D printed.

That’s a wrap! Mondi’s new Advantage StretchWrap paper offers a more sustainable choice for pallet wrapping

Mondi's Advantage StretchWrap. 
(Photo: Mondi, PR183)Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, collaborated with the Italian machine producer ACMI to create a new wrapping system for pallets that uses paper instead of plastic. By transforming the way pallets are wrapped, Advantage StretchWrap reduces the supply chain’s reliance on plastic, moving to a renewable and fully recyclable material.

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).

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