Clariant

Clariant is a globally leading specialty chemicals company, based in Muttenz near Basel/Switzerland. On 31 December 2016 the company employed a total workforce of 17 442. In the financial year 2016, Clariant recorded sales of CHF 5.847 billion for its continuing businesses. The company reports in four business areas: Care Chemicals, Catalysis, Natural Resources, and Plastics & Coatings. Clariant’s corporate strategy is based on five pillars: focus on innovation through 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
@clariant
linkedin.com/company/clariant

Clariant hosts Innovation Fair in Shanghai

Jan Kreibaum, Regional President of Greater China / South Korea and FU XiangSheng, Vice Chairman of CPCIF signed the joined MOU to strengthen international innovation cooperation in Chinese chemical industry. (Photo: Clariant)Shanghai, September 22, 2017 – Clariant, a world-leader in specialty chemicals, today hosted its Clariant Innovation Fair in Shanghai, China. This event serves as a pioneering networking platform for discussion on collaboration opportunities between Clariant and its partners, in order to jointly explore innovation potential to tackle future challenges.

Clariant to increase prices for products containing titanium dioxide and/or carbon black pigments

Muttenz, September 21, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in masterbatches and specialty compounds, has today announced a price increase globally for all products containing titanium dioxide and/or carbon black pigments by between 5%-10% (depending on the grade, concentration and quality of the titanium dioxide and/or carbon black).

Clariant promueve su portafolio de ingredientes naturales y sustentables durante la in-cosmetics Latin America 2017

La guía de tendencias para Personal Care de Clariant: REVIVE, ORIGIN, BALANCE y CUSTOM. (Fotografía: Clariant)San Pablo, 20 de septiembre de 2017 – Clariant, una de las empresas líderes mundiales en especialidades químicas, presentará en la in-cosmetics Latin America 2017 su portafolio de ingredientes naturales, en especial la línea GlucoTain y el nuevo activo Eosidin. La empresa también divulgará la nueva edición de su guía de tendencias para el mercado de Personal Care, el BeautyForward. La in-cosmetics es uno de los principales eventos del sector en América Latina y se realiza entre los días 20 y 21 de septiembre, en el pabellón de exposiciones Expo Center Norte, en San Pablo.

Clariant Refinery Services (CRS) showcases best in class cold flow improving technologies at Refining India Conference

Dr. Werner Reimann, Global Marketing Manager, Clariant Refinery Services, talking about Processing Waxy Opportunity Crudes at 5th Refining India Conference in Delhi, India. (Photo: Clariant)
New Dehlhi, September 20, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, participated in the recently concluded 5th Refining India Conference on September 18 -19, 2017. Dr. Werner Reimann, Global Marketing Manager, Claraint Refinery Services, presented a paper on ‘Processing waxy opportunity crudes with advanced cold flow improver and catalytic dewaxing technologies’.

White Tale Holdings increased stake above 15 percent

Muttenz, September 19, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, has announced today that White Tale Holdings has increased its stake in excess of 15 percent. This follows earlier mandatory notifications by White Tale Holdings to the Swiss Stock Exchange (SIX) regarding their holdings.

Clariant reconfirms its full commitment to the planned merger of equals between Huntsman and Clariant and reiterates its strong strategic rationale

Muttenz, September 19, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, confirms that its Board has received a letter from White Tale Holdings, the Cayman Island-based vehicle created by hedge funds Corvex and 40 North. According to the letter, White Tale has increased its stake in Clariant above 15 percent. In addition, White Tale has stated that it maintains its opposition to the merger of equals between Huntsman and Clariant.

Clariant and Enviral announce first license agreement on sunliquid® cellulosic ethanol technology

Extensive tests with Enviral’s feedstock were conducted at Clariant’s pre-commercial plant in Straubing, Germany. (Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, September 18, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, and Enviral, the largest producer of bioethanol in Slovakia, today announced that they have signed a license agreement on sunliquid® cellulosic ethanol technology.

Clariant will inspire partners at CPhI Worldwide 2017

Clariant will inspire partners at CPhI Worldwide 2017. (Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, September 14, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, aims to reinforce at this year’s CPhI Worldwide in Frankfurt, Germany, how it continues to address the specific needs of pharmaceutical formulators.

Clariant enters partnership with Tiangang for production of high-end polymer additives in China

Martin John, Vice President BL Performance Additives, Clariant and Yuqing Li, General Manager, Tiangang shaking hands after signing Joint Venture contract for production of high-end polymer additives in China. (Photo: Clariant)

Note to the editors: From left: Victor Liu, Director Sales & Marketing, Tiangang, Gang Liu, Vice President, Tiangang, Yuqing Li, General Manager, Tiangang, Martin John, Vice President BL Performance Additives, Clariant, Jochen Ahrens, Head of Sales BU Additives APAC, Clariant, Tim Zhou, Regional controller, BU Additives APAC, Clariant. 
Muttenz, September 13, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces the signing of a Joint Venture contract with Tiangang Auxiliary Co., Ltd., a privately owned producer and leading supplier of UV Light Stabilizers in China. Subject to merger control clearance, the contract shall become effective. The multi-million CHF investment of Clariant’s Performance Additives business and Tiangang will establish a world-class production facility in China to meet the growing local demand for process and light stabilizer additives in various growing industries such as textiles or automotive.

Clariant’s Head of Oxidation Catalysts wins prestigious EFCATS Catalysis Award

Munich, September 13, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, is pleased to announce that Gerhard Mestl, Head of Oxidation Catalysts at Clariant, has received the 2017 Applied Catalysis Award from the European Federation of Catalysis Societies (EFCATS). The award was presented to Gerhard Mestl on Wednesday, 30th August at the EuropaCat XIII conference in Florence, Italy.

Clariant's EcoTain® wins sustainability recognition at Shanghai event

Jan Kreibaum, Clariant's Regional President of Greater China, together with Margaret Soong, Head of Clariant Sustainability and Regulatory Affairs of Greater China, presented the awards at the after the ceremony. (Photo: Clariant)Shanghai, September 11, 2017 – Clariant, a world-leader in specialty chemicals, received two important awards during the “Heading Towards 2040: Corporate Innovation and Urban Sustainability” Excellence Awards campaign, which is organized to demonstrate Shanghai’s progress towards becoming a global city of excellence in sustainable development. Clariant's sustainability flagship label – EcoTain, which readily identifies its products with an outstanding sustainability and performance profile, was selected to receive the Sustainability Best Practice Award and the Sustainability Influencer Award during the presentation ceremony held on 8 September 2017 in Shanghai.

Clariant presents stronger support for edible oils and biofuels at oils+fats 2017

Clariant presents stronger support for edible oils and biofuels at oils+fats 2017. (Photos: Clariant)Muttenz, September 11, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces investments in more capacity, technical service and geographic locations, and launches five new Tonsil bleaching earths as part of its stronger future-focused purification support for the edible oils, mineral oils and biofuels sectors unveiled at oils+fats 2017 (Booth C1.202).

Clariant achieves best-in-class rankings in 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Muttenz, September 7, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, was today listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) 2017, recognizing it as one of the most sustainable chemical companies for the fifth consecutive year. The world renowned sustainability index has ranked Clariant among the top four percent of companies in its sector in both the DJSI Europe and the DJSI World.

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