ClariantClariant is a focused, sustainable and innovative specialty chemical company based in Muttenz, near Basel/Switzerland. On 31 December 2021, the company employed a total workforce of 13 374. In the financial year 2021, Clariant recorded sales of CHF 4.372 billion for its continuing businesses. The company reports in three Business Areas: Care Chemicals, Catalysis, and Natural Resources. Clariant’s corporate strategy is led by the overarching purpose of ”Greater chemistry – between people and planet,” and reflects the importance of connecting customer focus, innovation, sustainability, and people.

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Illuminate eye contours with new Clariant active Rootness® Awake from soil-free cultivated plant power

Rootness Awake comes from roots of sweet potatoes grown in aeroponic cultures. 
Foto: Plant Advanced Technologies (PAT)Reduce dark circles and under-eye bag formation with the help of the latest Premium Root Power skincare active from Clariant Natural Ingredients. Launched today, Rootness Awake is an enriched extract of inflammation-fighting compounds obtained from sustainably-grown Ipomoea batatas (sweet potato) roots. It offers science-backed efficacy in reducing discoloration and ensuring firmness, promoting a revitalized more youthful eye contour.

Clariant increases prices across its Catalysts business portfolio

Effective immediately, or as contracts permit, Clariant will implement price increases across its Catalysts portfolio.

Be a Beauty Wizard! Rediscover the powers of nature with Clariant Natural Ingredients

Beauty Wizard invites consumers to reconnect with their inner selves with two new beauty ritual propositions, shifting their beauty habits towards slow wellbeing habits.Beauty Wizard rituals from Clariant Active Ingredients. Highly-effective nature-based cosmetic ingredients and traditional activities combine in two new propositions to encourage slow wellbeing habits amid skyrocketing stress levels.

Clariant’s Beyond Color additives elevate possibilities for high-performing sustainable coatings

Clariant’s Beyond Color additives elevate possibilities for high-performing sustainable coatings.At American Coatings Show (ACS) 2022, Clariant is prioritizing sustainability Beyond Color to support the creation of more sustainable innovations for industrial and consumer coatings products. Visit Clariant at Booth 2846 to explore the latest multifunctional additives that are driving the industry’s transition, from new renewable carbon-based ingredients to non-halogenated next-level fire protection.

Discover Galactinol Advanced the biomimetic booster of skin resilience

Resurrection plants: uniquely equipped for survival.Prepare skin to face up to increasing environmental stress with new bio-inspired active Galactinol Advanced. Clariant Natural Ingredients takes inspiration from the hardiness of resurrection plants in its new, responsibly-obtained active which is proven to innovatively enhance skin resilience and improve elasticity, firmness, and wrinkles.

Clariant’s GlucoTain® GEM pushes the bubble further for soap, bath & shower

Solid shampoo formulation with pampering and protective after-feel.Realize waterless and concentrated rinse-off and conditioning applications that are extra-mild, high in creamy foam and renewable carbon index (RCI), and easy-rinsing with a precious class of materials now available to formulators. Launched today, Clariant’s new essential member of its natural ingredients portfolio, GlucoTain GEM, is intended for use in personal cleansing concepts that are gentle for the consumers and the planet.

Clariant’s Synergen® DRT: taking drone-assisted pest management to new heights

Drone spraying Synergen DRT in field trials in Brazil.The use of drones in farming can make crop spraying more precise, economical and safe, and due to these benefits, it is taking off on farms worldwide. However, it also brings new challenges: as drones have small tanks, they need to carry a more concentrated mix of actives and spray very fine drops to be effective.

Target stress-induced hair-loss with Prunizen from Clariant

Prunizen, an extract of Prunella vulgaris, based on the edible and traditional medicinal herb cultivated in Asia and Europe to fight inflammation and oxidative stress.Clariant Natural Ingredients announces the launch of Prunizen a new natural “feel good” active to fight stress-induced hair-loss, improve hair vitality and density, and restore hair and scalp well-being. The extract of Prunella vulgaris, an edible and traditional medicinal plant commonly known as “self-heal”, will make its industry debut at in-cosmetics Global 2022.

Clariant wins major contracts to supply petrochemical catalysts for China’s Lihuayi Group

Clariant’s StyroMax rib-shaped catalysts to minimize pressure drop in styrene production.Clariant’s Catalysts business has been awarded three new contracts by China’s Lihuayi Group for its upcoming petrochemicals production units. The agreements include three of Clariant’s high-performance catalysts for the production of ethylene, styrene, and propylene.

Clariant unveils BeautyCraft Boosters for personalizing personal care

BeautyCraft Boosters - Skincare Collection.Join the personalization trend! Clariant gives beauty brands a flying start into delighting consumers with individually customizable and high-efficacy products, with its new BeautyCraft Boosters Skincare and Cleansing collections.

Clariant’s award-winning AmoMax®-Casale catalyst selected for cutting-edge green ammonia project in Australia

Clariant’s award-winning AmoMax-Casale catalyst selected for cutting-edge green ammonia project in Australia.Clariant’s innovative ammonia synthesis catalyst “AmoMax-Casale” was selected for a major, groundbreaking green ammonia project, being jointly developed by The Hydrogen Utility (H2U), a leading Australian developer of green hydrogen infrastructure, and Casale. The project will commence with two pilot plants at H2U’s Eyre Peninsula Gateway™ in South Australia, with the aim of expanding the technology to various plants, industry sectors, and regions. AmoMax-Casale is tailor-made and thus an optimal choice for green ammonia synthesis based on the Casale ammonia synthesis loop technology. The catalyst offers outstanding activity, stability, and energy efficiency.

Introducing ADJUWEX: Clariant’s innovation shift to glufosinate herbicides

Photo documentation of field test for 150 SL formulation with Synergen® GA on corn.Regulatory pressure, more herbicide-resistant weeds, climate change, evolving consumer needs. As challenges in tackling weed desiccation and re-growth escalate for crop farmers, Clariant offers the support of ADJUWEX, a new high-performing set of tested products to tailor-make effective glufosinate formulations for local circumstances and needs.