Clariant International Ltd.

Clariant reports 2013 profit growth

February 19, 2014 2:51 pm ET

Swiss specialty chemicals and plastics giant Clariant International Ltd. saw its profit from continuing operations grow almost 60 percent in 2013, even as the firm’s overall sales were essentially flat.

Clariant buying Indian concentrate maker

December 16, 2013 3:54 pm ET

Clariant International Ltd. has made its third plastics-related deal of 2013, acquiring Indian concentrate maker Plastichemix Industries for an undisclosed price.

Clariant has high hopes for HiFormer

October 18, 2013 1:46 pm ET

DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY — Clariant International Ltd. (Hall 8A/J11) plans to elevate its liquid masterbatch business with HiFormer, a new service unveiled by the firm at K 2013.

Clariant buys organic pigment unit from China’s Jiangsu Multicolor

October 2, 2013 12:33 pm ET

Clariant AG has acquired the organic pigment business of Jiangsu Multicolor Fine Chemical Co. Ltd., and will use that business to build a new pigment plant in China.


Dow Chemical cancels plans to sell additives unit

September 23, 2013 12:31 pm ET

AKRON, OHIO — Dow Chemical Co.'s decision not to sell its plastics additives business is featured in this week's Material Insights video. Also this week, we report on Americas Styrenics' declaration of force majeure on polystyrene resin, as...

Clariant opens ColorWorks center near Chicago

September 20, 2013 2:48 pm ET

WEST CHICAGO, ILL. — Clariant AG has opened ColorWorks North America, a site that’s intended to bring color into the early stages of plastic product and packaging design.

Clariant and Lummus join forces for PP catalysts

August 30, 2013 2:11 pm ET

Swiss chemical giant Clariant International Ltd. has joined forces with Lummus Novolen Technology GmbH to build a polypropylene catalyst production line in Louisville, Ky.


Emerald adds plasticizer capacity; environmental group asks for Solvay site investigation

August 12, 2013 2:52 pm ET

AKRON, OHIO — Another plasticizer expansion for Emerald Performance Materials is featured in this week's Material Insights video.

Clariant and Tasnee establish masterbatch JV in Saudi Arabia

August 9, 2013 12:21 pm ET

Specialty chemicals producer Clariant International Ltd. and Tasnee & Sahara Olefins Co., one of the largest industrial conglomerates in Saudi Arabia, today announced they have signed an agreement to establish a masterbatch joint venture in Saudi Arabia.

Dow Chemical licenses polymeric flame retardant technology

July 22, 2013 3:47 pm ET

Dow Chemical Co. has licensed its polymeric flame retardant technology to three firms, including one that has begun commercial production of the material.

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