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 breaks Personal Care conventions with new Essence by Clariant formulations

Clariant breaks Personal Care conventions with new Essence by Clariant formulations. (Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, November 16, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, introduces Essence by Clariant, its inspiring selection of market-ready Personal Care products that use consumer-friendly ingredients in innovative ways to deliver the luxury and exciting experiences consumers crave.

Clariant Mining Solutions Flotation ’17 Highlights

Clariant Mining Solutions Flotation ’17 Highlights. (Photo: Clariant)Houston, TX, November 16, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals to the mining industry, participated in the 8th International Flotation Conference (Flotation '17). The conference took place from November 13 to 16 at the Vineyard Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa.

Clariant expands partnership with Palmer Holland in North America

Charlotte, November 15, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces an expanded partnership with Palmer Holland for the business unit Additives in Canada. Adding to their existing responsibilities, Palmer Holland will become the sole regional distributor in North America for Clariant’s performance additives, flame retardants, and waxes.

Clariant signs agreement with RTI International to supply unique sorbent for warm gas desulfurization technology

WDP is an advanced technology for producing cleaner energy and chemicals from coal and other high-sulfur feedstocks by enabling sulfur-containing gas streams to be cleaned at elevated temperatures. (Photo: RTI)Munich, November 14, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced the signing of a global licensing agreement with RTI International granting Clariant exclusive rights of supply for their solid sorbent material which is vital for RTI’s warm gas desulfurization process (WDP) technology.

Clariant introduces additive solutions tailored to local needs at ChinaCoat

Exolit® AP flame retardant grades based on ammonium polyphosphate have become the industry standard in intumescent coatings formulations. Steel plate protected with intumescent coating after a fire test. (Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, November 9, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, will introduce new additive solutions developed to meet the specific needs of the Asian coatings market at ChinaCoat, the global coatings show taking place in Shanghai from November 15 to 17. Clariant will be exhibiting in Zone 7, Hall W2, Booth No. W2.E21-28.

Clariant signs MOU with Shanghai University to collaborate on innovation

Christian Kohlpaintner, Clariant Executive Committee Member (number 4 from right) and Jack Chen, Head of Research Center Clariant China (number 5 from right) signed MOU with Jiujun Zhang, President of College of Science at Shanghai University (number 5 from left) and Professor Siyi Gong, Deputy Secretary of Party Committee, Vice President of Shanghai University (number 4 from left), to enhance innovation collaboration of both parties. (Photo: Clariant)Shanghai, November 7, 2017 – Clariant, a world-leader in specialty chemicals, signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Shanghai University yesterday to embark on long-term collaboration that will facilitate joint R&D efforts on technological innovation and allow students of Shanghai University to gain industry and business exposure through internship and company visit to Clariant.

Clariant opens new personal care laboratory in Tokyo, Japan

Muttenz, November 6, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces the opening of a new laboratory in Tokyo dedicated exclusively to supporting Japan’s Personal Care industry.

Clariant Healthcare Packaging site in Cuddalore, India now operational

Clariant Healthcare Packaging site in Cuddalore, India now operational. (Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, November 2, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces that its new Clariant Healthcare Packaging production facility in Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu, India is now operational. The new site is capable of producing Clariant’s line of Sorb-it® , Tri-Sorb®, 2-in-1 Can®, and Getter Can® sorbent canisters for the growing Indian and Asia-Pacific pharmaceutical packaging markets.

Clariant puts market needs first at ChinaCoat 2017

Clariant puts market needs first at ChinaCoat 2017. (Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, November 2, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, prioritizes sustainability and innovation to support the diversified needs and fast-changing demands of the coatings sector in its latest products and solutions set for ChinaCoat 2017.

Clariant to build flagship sunliquid® cellulosic ethanol plant in Romania

Muttenz, October 31, 2017 - Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced the approval by the Board of Directors to invest in a new full-scale commercial plant for the production of cellulosic ethanol from agricultural residues using its sunliquid® technology. The new plant, with an annual production capacity of 50.000 tons, will be built in the southwestern part of Romania. The facility will be a flagship site, confirming competitiveness and sustainability of the sunliquid® technology at commercial scale thus supporting Clariant’s sunliquid® licensing business strategy.

Clariant again grows sales, increases profitability and is well on track to meet 2017 outlook

“Clariant continues to consistently and successfully deliver on its strategy. With an excellent 10 % growth in both sales and profitability in the first nine months of the year we are well on track to achieve our targets,” said CEO Hariolf Kottmann. “Our achievements are based on innovation, sustainability and on the endless commitment of our employees. Leveraging innovation throughout our portfolio is also exemplified by today’s announcement of the commercialization of bio-ethanol with the related licenses and enzymes. We expect mid double-digit million sales potential from the sunliquid® cellulosic ethanol production alone, a clear illustration of our innovation competence in biotechnology. For 2017, we are confident that we will achieve our targets, i.e. growth in local currency, progression in operating cash flow, absolute EBITDA and EBITDA margin before exceptional items in spite of a temporarily weaker cash flow in the first half.”

Clariant and White Tale engaged in talks

Muttenz, October 30, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, has noted White Tale’s press release and the demands published therein. Clariant notes that after the announcement of the termination of the merger agreement between Clariant and Huntsman on October 27th 2017, Clariant and its shareholder White Tale have engaged in an initial discussion regarding the new situation for the company and ways to work together in the future.

White Tale Holdings increased stake to above 20%

Muttenz, October 27, 2017 - Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, confirms that White Tale Holdings has increased its stake in Clariant in excess of 20%. This follows earlier mandatory notifications by White Tale Holdings to the Swiss Stock Exchange (SIX) regarding its holdings.

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