Clariant is a focused, sustainable and innovative specialty chemical company based in Muttenz, near Basel/Switzerland. On 31 December 2019, the company employed a total workforce of 17 223. In the financial year 2019, Clariant recorded sales of CHF 4.399 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.Clariant International Ltd
4132 Muttenz 1
+41 61 469 6742
28 May 2020
New Clariant additive solutions will add more than just a finishing touch to North America’s industrial coatings
Clariant unveils solutions fit for elevating industrial coatings to the demanding performance and increasing sustainability requirements of North America’s diverse end-users – the automotive, transportation, building & construction, and consumer & household goods industries.
26 May 2020
Clariant is expanding production capacity for its isethionates derivatives - Hostapon SCI - mild surfactants to support the increasing shift by personal care formulators and brands towards using mild surfactants to differentiate applications. It also supports the growing consumer trend for hygiene products. The investment at facilities in Europe and the USA will bring additional capacity on stream during Q1 2021.
25 May 2020
Ecolabel clarity at your fingertips. Clariant offers the Industrial & Home Care segment fast and free online access to the ecolabel compatibility and sustainability features of its extensive formulation ingredients via its new Ecolabel Guidance Tool launched today.
22 May 2020
Clariant’s CATOFIN™ catalysts selected by Advanced Petrochemical Company (APC) for another PDH plant in the Middle East
Clariant’s CATOFIN catalysts have been selected by Advanced Global Investment Co. (AGIC), a joint venture between Advanced Petrochemical Company (APC) and SK Group, to build a PDH facility in the Middle East. Clariant’s CATOFIN catalysts were selected due to the excellent performance and reliability of APC’s existing propylene plant in Saudi Arabia.
14 May 2020
Clariant raises the bar for sustainable coatings solutions with new additives, dispersants and pigments available now to the North American Market
As we enter a new decade, where the environment will be an increased focus for businesses and consumers around the world, Clariant is stepping up to the challenge and supporting the industry with a full suite of more sustainable additives and coatings solutions.
12 May 2020
Welcome “Zenspiration”! Clariant Active Ingredients introduces new Japanese beauty-inspired formulation concept
Yōkoso “Zenspiration”! Unveiled today, Clariant Active Ingredients’ new formulation concept invites the cosmetics industry to take inspiration from the sophisticated simplicity and science-backed ethos of Japanese beauty (J-Beauty), to support consumers searching for “less is more” through high quality, high-performing care products. “Zenspiration” is the recent recipient of a prestigious BSB Innovation Award silver prize in the category "Applied Concept".
28 Apr 2020
Pacify and Re-Energize. Clariant Active Ingredients unveils a breakthrough skin cell revitalizer and an unparalleled microbiota-friendly scalp soother
Clariant Active Ingredients announces a premium active ingredient for fueling the skin with youthful energy and a scalp pacifier for sensitive scalps that respects the microbiota. Launched today, two new concentrated, sustainably sourced active ingredients obtained through advanced technological processes, offering scientifically proven efficacy for formulations and noticeable results for consumers.
8 Apr 2020
Clariant starts monthly production of 2 million liters of disinfectant in Gendorf to support vital institutions during COVID-19 outbreak
Clariant, a focused and innovative specialty chemical company, today announced it has started monthly production of 2 million liters of disinfectant at its facilities in Gendorf, Germany. This disinfectant is then directly or via repacking partners provided to regional hospitals and other vital institutions in Bavaria, who are currently facing limited availability of this critical product during the COVID-19 outbreak.
7 Apr 2020
Clariant’s new ReforMax® 330 LDP Plus catalyst increases significantly energy and production efficiency at OCI’s ammonia plant
The first commercial reference for Clariant’s ReforMax 330 LDP Plus catalyst is a major success. Installed at OCI Nitrogen’s ammonia production plant in Geleen, Netherlands, the new steam reforming catalyst has significantly reduced pressure drop, allowing the customer to benefit from a considerable increase in energy and production efficiency leading to savings of more than 300,000€ over the catalyst lifetime.
26 Mar 2020
Reduce and boost! Clariant launches new natural choice for effective and safe cosmetics preservation
Clariant expands the Personal Care industry’s increasingly-limited preservation options for both traditional and natural formulations with the launch of next generation preservation booster Velsan® Flex. The 93% RCI (Renewable Carbon Index) innovation is highly versatile and effective in combination with all preservative types, enabling a reduction of typical preservative by as much as 50% while still achieving safe antimicrobial protection for cosmetics.
25 Mar 2020
Clariant Plastics & Coatings Healthcare Polymer Solutions announces a new family of ABS polymer compounds that offer makers of medical devices and pharmaceutical packaging enhanced functionality without compromising on compliance with regulatory requirements. The resins are part of the MEVOPUR line of color and additive concentrates and ‘ready-to-use’ polymer compounds.
18 Mar 2020
Clariant and Floreon announce collaboration to expand high-performance biopolymer applications to additional markets
Clariant’s Additives business and Floreon- Transforming Packaging Limited announce an exciting new collaboration to further extend the performance properties and market potential of biopolymers, whilst preserving their environmental benefits.