Clariant is a focused, sustainable and innovative specialty chemical company based in Muttenz, near Basel/Switzerland. On 31 December 2020, the company employed a total workforce of 13 235. In the financial year 2020, Clariant recorded sales of CHF 3.860 billion for its continuing businesses. The company reports in three business areas: Care Chemicals, Catalysis and Natural Resources. Clariant’s corporate strategy is based on five pillars: focus on innovation and R&D, add value with sustainability, reposition portfolio, intensify growth, and increase profitability.

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Clariant & Polygal AG to extend natural rheology modifier options to Personal Care formulators

Plantasens Biogum Tara achieves lusciously smooth, spreadable natural leave-on creams with less stringiness, a pleasant feel and reliable stability compared to other natural rheology modifiers. (Photographs: Clariant)Stepping up for natural skin care formulations. Clariant and Polygal AG have joined forces to expand Personal Care formulators’ access to high-performing natural and readily biodegradable solutions for sensory and rheology modification.

Clariant collaborates with Indonesia's Pertamina in advanced biofuels assessment

Pertamina's project team visiting Clariant's pre-commercial sunliquid® plant in Straubing, Germany at the end of 2019. 
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant, a focused, sustainable, and innovative specialty chemical company, is working with Indonesia's state-owned oil and gas corporation, Pertamina, since 2018 to evaluate and test the feasibility of Clariant's sunliquid technology to process available regional feedstocks in Indonesia into the advanced biofuel, cellulosic ethanol.

Ethience® Protect - the complete relief to compromised skin

Compromised skin is typically dry, irritated, reactive and sensitive. Ethience Protect restores a strong and resilient barrier function, bringing back hydration, reducing damage and improving skin brightness. (Photo: Clariant)Welcome relief for compromised skin. Clariant Active Ingredients and Beraca launch Ethience Protect, a new barrier function balancer for modern skin care, with proven efficacy on key consumer concerns and eco-conscious production. The innovative Brazil nut extract rebuilds and strengthens skin’s natural protective shield, leading to better hydrated, less sensitive, healthier looking skin.

In China for China: Clariant Additives steps up at Chinaplas 2021

With the slogan “The Symphony of Collaboration” Clariant underlines its tailored support, agility, and collaboration to address specific local challenges and to help meet China’s fast-evolving needs. (Photo: Clariant)At Chinaplas 2021, Clariant will debut new high-end sustainable additive solutions for plastics to support local manufacturers in adapting quickly to the requirements of highly-demanding new applications and environmental goals (Booth 15E39).

Clariant expands in China by opening a joint venture production facility in Cangzhou for high-end stabilizer additives

Clariant and Tiangang’s joint world-class production facility for process and light stabilizers in Cangzhou, Hebei Province.
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant, a focused, sustainable and innovative specialty chemical company, today announced the opening of a new world-class production facility for process and light stabilizers. The facility is jointly owned by Clariant and Beijing Tiangang Auxiliary Co., Ltd. (Tiangang), a privately owned producer and leading supplier of light stabilizers in China.

Celyscence- Clariant Active Ingredients takes on senescence for healthy aging skin

New Celyscence targets senescence-associated skin damage, improving brightness, hydration and visible firmness. Clear signs of healthy aging. 
(Photo: Clariant)Discover the cellular senescence preventer. Clariant Active Ingredients’ new milk thistle flower extract Celyscence targets this major contributor to the skin aging process to recover healthy skin and improve hydration, brightness. Demonstrating its scientifically-proven effectiveness on areas including the aging-sensitive yet often neglected décolleté, Celyscence delivers a new approach for formulators to innovate and differentiate in the healthy aging skin care space.

Clariant joins the EU Circular Plastics Alliance

Clariant, a focused, sustainable and innovative specialty chemical company, today announced it has officially joined the EU Circular Plastics Alliance. The alliance aims to enhance plastics recycling in line with the objectives of the EU Circular Economy Action Plan and the Green Deal program. Clariant's engagement is part of the company's active support for the transition towards a more circular plastics economy.

Clariant highlights innovative sustainable additive solutions for China

The new Additives R&D Center will foster agile collaboration with customers at every step of the value chain. 
(Photo: Clariant)Closer to Chinese customers from the start. Clariant’s Additives business continues to step up support for the needs of China’s growth industries, with new top-class facilities to foster R&D and joint application technology developments at One Clariant Campus (OCC). Ahead of Chinaplas 2021, Clariant shares a taster of bio-based additives available to advance resource-efficient innovation in local market segments, highlights from its new sustainable solutions set for their regional debut.

Clariant opens state-of-the-art catalyst China R&D center at its new Shanghai “One Clariant Campus”

Clariant’s state-of-the-art catalyst R&D center in the new “One Clariant Campus” building in Shanghai. (Photo: Clariant)Clariant Catalysts has opened a new, state-of-the-art R&D center at its “One Clariant Campus” (OCC) in Shanghai. This R&D Center is integrated into the brand new Clariant Innovation Center China within the One Clariant Campus, and will foster Clariant’s R&D capabilities in China. To date, Clariant is one of the only international companies to have built a full-fledged comprehensive catalyst research unit in China.

Clariant strengthens position in China with inauguration of One Clariant Campus

The One Clariant Campus in Shanghai enhances the company's local innovation capabilities and in turn stimulates its ability to grow in China. 
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant, a focused, sustainable and innovative specialty chemical company, today announced the official opening of its One Clariant Campus in Shanghai, China. Across a total floor space of approximately 24,000 m2, the Campus will be home to Clariant’s Greater China Operational Headquarters as well as the Innovation Center China.

Clariant will increase prices for Pigments & Pigment Preparations

Clariant, a focused and innovative specialty chemical company, today announced global price increases across its product portfolio.

Clariant and India Glycols tap into green renewables megatrend by forming joint venture

Clariant, a focused, sustainable and innovative specialty chemical company, and India Glycols Limited (IGL), a leading company in the manufacturing of green technology-based chemicals, today announced a strategic partnership to establish a 51-49% joint venture in renewable ethylene oxide (EO) derivatives.