8 Feb 2018
Clariant is awarded Outstanding Supplier of 2017 by Anglo American
- Also awarded 1st place in the Optimization and Strategic Alignment categories
- Clariant's FLOTIGAM™ 7500 and social responsibility activities were key contributors in achieving the award
- Award given to strategic and tactical suppliers in the production of iron ore in Brazil
São Paulo, February 8, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, was recognized as Outstanding Supplier of 2017 by Anglo American, a key global customer. The company also placed 1st in the Optimization and the Strategic Alignment categories.
Carlos Tooge, Vice President of Business Unit Oil & Mining Services for Clariant Latin America, said: “We're very happy to receive this special recognition confirming the quality of our mining products and services, especially the innovative developments at our Belo Horizonte Research Center. This award also highlights our focus on sustainability, particularly our social responsibility initiatives.”
Among the Clariant products used by Anglo American, FLOTIGAM 7500 is a new collector agent surpassing existing technologies that delivers industry leading cost-benefit ratios when concentrating iron ore within the market specifications.
In partnership with Anglo American, the Minas Gerais State Industry Federation and the Industry Social Service, Clariant leads the Sports Schools Project which involves more than 140 students from a public school located in the city of Itapanhoacanga, Minas Gerais.
The award is given by Anglo American to strategic and tactical suppliers involved in the production of iron ore in Brazil. The evaluation takes into consideration the company's technical and operational performance, compliance with safety and environmental performance indicators, as well as social activities carried out in communities in which Anglo American has operations.
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Notes for editors
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.