Clariant is a globally leading specialty chemicals company, based in Muttenz near Basel/Switzerland. On 31 December 2016 the company employed a total workforce of 17 442. In the financial year 2016, Clariant recorded sales of CHF 5.847 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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23 Jan 2018
Muttenz, January 23, 2018 - Clariant, a world leader in Specialty Chemicals, with its Masterbatches business unit, is participating at the Saudi Plastics & Petrochemicals 2018 trade fair (Saudi PP 2018) taking place at the Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center, 21 - 24 January. Clariant is exhibiting in Booth 716-1.
19 Jan 2018
Singapore, January 19, 2018 – Clariant, a world-leader in specialty chemicals, has received the Responsible Care Platinum Award in Indonesia by beating some 50 other competing companies, to win the prestigious Award since it was last presented six years ago. The award presented to Clariant during the celebration of the 20th Anniversary of Responsible Care Indonesia has added to the already rich collection of sustainability performance recognition that the site has achieved, further demonstrating its full commitment to sustainability.
19 Jan 2018
Muttenz, January 19, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today officially opened its new state-of–the art masterbatch production site in Yanbu, Saudi Arabia. The site is owned by Clariant Masterbatches Saudi Arabia, a joint venture between Clariant and Rowad, a leading plastic products manufacturer in the Middle East and part of Tasnee, Saudi Arabia's second largest industrial company.
17 Jan 2018
Muttenz, January 17, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, completed the project to expand its industrial facility in Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, and increased production capacity by around 15 percent.
11 Jan 2018
Munich, January 11, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced that it has signed two key agreements with SINOPEC, China’s largest petroleum and chemical company. The agreements were signed in Beijing by the companies’ senior management on September 27, 2017.
4 Jan 2018
Muttenz, January 4, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces that Judith van Vliet, a designer at its ColorWorks® design and technology center in Merate, Italy, has been appointed president of the Color Marketing Group (CMG).
2 Jan 2018
Clariant and Global Bioenergies unveil development of new bio-based cosmetics polymer for more natural formulations
Muttenz (Switzerland) and Evry (France) – January 2, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, and Global Bioenergies, a leader in industrial biotechnology, today announced the development of a new bio-based polymer for cosmetic creams and lotions, which is derived from renewable isobutene.
26 Dec 2017
Shanghai, December 26, 2016 – Clariant, a world-leader in specialty chemicals, has been recognized once again with its CSR best practice in China, this time by winning the Green Harmony Award of 2017 Best CSR Practice of Foreign Invested Enterprises in China through the eWATCH internal program for driving energy efficiency. The award was presented by the China Association of Enterprises with Foreign Investment at a ceremony held in Beijing, China today.
22 Dec 2017
Muttenz, December 22, 2017– Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, has announced global price increases for selected pigments. The price increases, which come into effect for delivery as of January 15th, 2018 or as soon as contracts allow, will affect dioxazine violet and diarylide pigments:
19 Dec 2017
Clariant to increase prices for Masterbatch and Compound products containing titanium dioxide, carbon black, pigments, dyes and several additives
Muttenz, December 19, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in masterbatches and specialty compounds, has today announced a price increase globally for all masterbatch and compound products containing titanium dioxide, carbon black, pigments, dyes and several additives by 8% (depending on the grade, concentration and quality of the titanium dioxide, carbon black, pigments, dyes and additives).
14 Dec 2017
Muttenz, December 14, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, will share how its MEVOPUR® and REMAFIN-EP® products can help in ‘future-proofing’ pharmaceutical packaging and drug-delivery devices in advance of new USP<661.1> regulations at the upcoming MD&M West exhibition. Experts from Clariant’s Healthcare Polymer Solutions will be on hand in Booth 2049 at the medical device trade show being held from Feb. 6-8 at the Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim CA.
14 Dec 2017
Muttenz, December 14, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces the release of ColorForward® 2019, the 13th edition of the annual color forecasting guide for the plastics industry.
13 Dec 2017
Clariant intensifies support for Chinese refining & chemical industries with new Catalysts office in Shandong
Munich, December 13, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced the opening of a new office for its Catalysts business in Qingdao, Shandong Province, which will focus on providing enhanced services for customers in central and northern China. The expansion follows the establishment of another office in Yinchuan city in July 2017, and reinforces Clariant’s commitment to supporting the Chinese refining and chemical industries and intensifying growth through strong local presence.