Clariant

Clariant is a focused and innovative specialty chemical company, based in Muttenz near Basel/Switzerland. On 31 December 2018 the company employed a total workforce of 17 901. In the financial year 2018, Clariant recorded sales of CHF 6.623 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 and 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
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Living Lagom at home for sustainability and balance

Living Lagom at home for sustainability and balance. (Photo: Clariant)After becoming both a buzzword and a global lifestyle phenomenon, by now, most of us probably know about the Danish concept of hygge, an idea all about comfort, contentment and coziness. But, as we settle into 2019, move over hygge and enter lagom, another Nordic concept that is increasingly being associated with sustainability at home and in the nature around us.

Clariant Launches New Tube & Stopper Package to Serve Vietnam Market

Clariant Launches New Tube & Stopper Package to Serve Vietnam Market. (Photo: Clariant)Clariant, a focused and innovative specialty chemical company, today announced the launch of a new standard tube/desiccant stopper product, created and sized to serve the needs of the Vietnam market. The new product features a 25 mm x 132 mm tube along with a spiral stopper, to package effervescent tablets and protect them from breakage and moisture-related damage. The design also works well for chewables and lozenges. The product is being distributed in Vietnam by DKSH Vietnam Co., Ltd, and will be directly sourced from Clariant’s plant in Changshu, China for an optimized supply chain.

Clariant’s new OxyMax® PA 690 phthalic anhydride catalyst excels in start-up at Petrowidada plant

Petrowidada’s 70,000 MTPA phthalic anhydride production plant in Gresik, Indonesia. 
(Photo: © PT. Petrowidada)Clariant, a focused and innovative specialty chemical company, today announced the successful start-up of its new high-yield OxyMax PA 690 catalyst at Petrowidada’s world-scale phthalic anhydride plant in Gresik, East Java, Indonesia. After an industry-standard ramp-up time to a high ortho-xylene load of 100 grams per normal cubic meter (g/Nm³), the production facility reports significantly greater yield for the first nine months of operation. The highly favorable results demonstrated at the Petrowidada plant are due to the unique design and materials employed in the new catalyst.

Clariant’s insights push the boundaries of oilfield efficiency at 2019 SPE International Conference on Oilfield Chemistry

Clariant’s insights push the boundaries of oilfield efficiency at 2019 SPE International Conference on Oilfield Chemistry. 
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant, a focused and innovative specialty chemical company, will participate in the 2019 SPE International Conference on Oilfield Chemistry (OCC) with a record number of presentations on emerging technologies to support reliable performance of chemicals in the field. Experts from Clariant Oil Services will hold five presentations on latest technical advances and chair two committees during the two-day biennial event in Texas, USA.

Hello to a “sweet” market-first for HAZARD LABEL-FREE COSMETICS

Image in-cosmetics 2019 Envisioning BeautyClariant, a focused and innovative specialty chemical company, will introduce a ground-breaking step for more eco-friendly cosmetic products. Thanks to sugar. Pioneering renewable, uniquely label-free alkaline neutralizer, NeutroTain DMG, paves the way for effective hair dyes, soaps, shaving gels and depilatory creams, gentle on the skin and environment.

Rethinking the traditional approach to anti-aging: Clariant Active Ingredients turns to a superfood of the sea to reinvent skin rejuvenation

Image in-cosmetics 2019 active ingredient EpseamaClariant, a focused and innovative specialty chemical company, and its Active Ingredients business hand cosmetics formulators the key to a revolution in anti-aging. New seaweed active ingredient Epseama pioneers the targeting of long non-coding RNA nc886 to improve signs of rejuvenate skin, reinvigorate its self-defense abilities and preserve skin youth.

Envisioning Beauty around PERSONAL CARE PRIORITIES

Image in-cosmetics 2019 Envisioning BeautyClariant, a focused and innovative specialty chemical company, opens the eyes of the Personal Care world to the ease of formulating natural…and more. New Clariant Naturals spearheads five customer-need defined clusters within its new “Envisioning Beauty” brand designed to make cosmetics’ differentiation as sustainable, inspiring and easy as possible.

Clariant’s shareholders approve all agenda items

Hariolf Kottmann, Chairman of the Board of Directors, opens the 24th Annual General Meeting of Clariant AG. 
(Photo: Clariant)At today’s Annual General Meeting in Basel, the shareholders of Clariant AG, a focused and innovative specialty chemical company, approved all agenda items and resolutions proposed by the Board of Directors. The meeting was attended by 459 shareholders and shareholder representatives accounting for 232 891 106 shares or around 70.16 % of the share capital of Clariant.

Clariant joins the World Business Council for Sustainable Development

Clariant joined the World Business Council for Sustainable Development to enhance cooperation with likeminded partners and accelerate the transition to a sustainable world. 
(Photo: WBCSD)Clariant, a focused and innovative specialty chemical company, today announced that it has become the newest member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). Connecting with WBCSD’s network, consisting of over 200 leading companies from all business sectors and all major economies, will enable Clariant to continue to enhance and implement its sustainability ambitions in collaboration with likeminded partners and make a real impact on global corporate sustainability.

Utilizing Dead Sea magnesium to boost NATURAL BODY ODOR CONTROL

Image in-cosmetics 2019 boost NATURAL BODY ODOR CONTROLClariant, a focused and innovative specialty chemical company, delivers fresh support for deodorants to embrace the “aluminum-free” trend and still curb body odor. New CareMag D draws on nature’s Dead Sea salts to help brands make a splash with functional claims for this growing segment.

科莱恩中国区总裁王富才主持学校“微课堂”活动,支持社区可持续发展

科莱恩中国区总裁王富才主持学校“微课堂”活动。(图片来源:科莱恩)科莱恩,专注、创新的特种化学公司,今日宣布上周五3月22日在镇江市学府路小学举办了一场“微课堂”活动。该活动是科莱恩中国HOPES企业公民活动之一,自2014年项目启动以来,已造福很多科莱恩中国运营点邻近社区的居民。此次“微课堂”由科莱恩中国区总裁王富才及其团队共同呈现,为镇江市学府路小学900多名学生提供了难得的机会,通过趣味互动的方式,去了解真实的化学世界、并提高日常安全意识。

Clariant forecasts color formulations synergizing with new mobility trends in Automotive Styling Shades Trendbook

Image ECS 2019 2021-2023 Automotive Styling ShadesClariant, a focused and innovative specialty chemical company, links past and future in the 2021-2023 Automotive Styling Shades Trendbook. The new guide predicts subdued alongside lively color surprises to match the unprecedented changes impacting mobility in the coming decade.

Clariant offers better product access for oil production customers through new supply base in Indonesia

Clariant and its Oil Services partner. 
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant, a focused and innovative specialty chemical company, today announced the opening of a new supply base at Bojonegoro in East Java. This new storage facility in Indonesia provides Clariant’s Oil Services customers in the region with an improved, more sustainable supply chain for its Pour Point Depressants (PPD) and Drag Reducing Agent (DRA) products, in line with the specific requirements of the oil industry. The opening ceremony, held at the new base, was attended by government officials and Clariant customers in the region.

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