Clariant is a globally leading specialty chemicals company, based in Muttenz near Basel/Switzerland. On 31 December 2017 the company employed a total workforce of 18 135. In the financial year 2017, Clariant recorded sales of CHF 6.377 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
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25 Apr 2018
“In the first three months of 2018, Clariant delivered very good 7 % growth, both in sales and profitability”, said CEO Hariolf Kottmann. “All our Business Areas contributed to this progress which was mainly driven by volumes. The turnaround of the Catalysis business has been confirmed and also the Oil & Mining Services business is showing signs of improvement, while Care Chemicals continued its excellent development and Plastics & Coatings is performing in line with expectations. For 2018, we are on track to achieve our targets.”
23 Apr 2018
Shanghai, April 23, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today emphasized its investment in innovation for plastics and growing together with China’s industries to help them develop safer and more sustainable products like e-mobility solutions.
19 Apr 2018
Clariant Active Ingredients launches pioneering skin care ingredient to combat effects to skin from circadian rhythm disruption
Muttenz, April 19, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces the launch of its ground-breaking active skin care ingredient, B-Circadin, to fight the effects of skin damage caused by disruption to the skin’s circadian rhythm, frequently altered by stressors in daily life. Developed by Clariant Active Ingredients, B-Circadin maintains the vital synchronization of the skin’s circadian cycle, rapidly improving the complexion while decreasing puffiness and dark circles. B-Circadin will be showcased through Rhythm n’ Blue Serum sheet mask at the in-cosmestics show in Amsterdam from April 17-19.
18 Apr 2018
Muttenz, April 18, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today opens the door to new innovative hair care formats for tackling damaged, dry, or thin, lifeless hair with the launch of a new generation of conditioning ingredients, Genadvance.
17 Apr 2018
Charlotte, April 17, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in Specialty Chemicals, and its Healthcare Packaging business unit, is introducing a new brand name to encompass all of the products and technology related to equilibrium relative humidity (ERH) stabilization.
17 Apr 2018
Muttenz, April 17, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, presents trendy formulations, “hot” ingredients and new textures that capture four consumer trends having a big influence on the beauty business in BeautyForward – Edition III.
11 Apr 2018
Charlotte, April 11, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, rolls out two new pigment dispersion ranges for North America’s industrial and architectural coatings manufacturers, plus its 2019 Automotive Styling Shades Trendbook, as part of its innovative and sustainable color support for the region’s robust construction sector, and evolving consumer lifestyle and mobility trends.
11 Apr 2018
Muttenz, April 11, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced that the company is making good progress with the implementation of its dedicated China strategy. After announcing this strategy in 2016, Clariant continued its commitment to innovation and sustainability in combination with improvements in governance, increased production capacity and more local cooperation. These regional growth initiatives have the potential to double sales from the 2015 baseline until 2021.
10 Apr 2018
Charlotte, April 10, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, supports North America’s architectural paints market in creating a healthier indoors for U.S. households with innovative formulation ingredients now launched to the region. New renewable-based and hazard label-free multifunctional neutralizer Genamin Gluco 50 and new advanced stabilizer system Dispersogen SPS/SPV for “breathable” biocide-free paints offer a step-change to environmentally friendly coatings.
5 Apr 2018
Charlotte, April 5, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, expects its cross-business growth strategy for North America to advance regional sales of about $2 billion by 2021. This would make North America the company’s second largest global market and represent about 25% of its global chemical investment.
28 Mar 2018
Clariant introduces additives for sustainable coatings solutions to North American market at ACS 2018
Charlotte, March 28, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, debuts new sustainable additives to support new challenges, product claims and the increasing demand within North America for more sustainable coatings solutions at American Coatings Show 2018 (Booth #2531).
22 Mar 2018
Muttenz, March 22, 2018 – Clariant, a world-leader in specialty chemicals industry, is launching two new emulsifiers suitable for replacing traditional alcohol ethoxylate emulsifiers in metal working fluid formulations. The new products Emulsogen® MTP 020 and Emulsogen MTP 030 join Clariant’s well-known Emulsogen MTP 070 to create an innovative new range of hazard label-free low foaming emulsifiers for the industry.
21 Mar 2018
Clariant allures personal care formulators with new multi-functional rheology modifier for premium products
Muttenz, March 21, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces the global launch of Aristoflex Silk, a novel rheology modifier with exceptional salt tolerance and silky, soft skin feeling for premium personal care products.