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October 7, 2014

Aluminium 2014: Clariant and Omya partnership reinforces commitment to top products and service for the aluminum finishing market

Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, demonstrates its continued commitment to the aluminum finishing market at Aluminium 2014 in Düsseldorf, Germany. At the same time, Clariant underlines the customer benefits of the company’s exclusive partnership with Omya for the European market.

Category: Pigments | Corporate News
October 3, 2014

Clariant’s Exolit® OP 560 confirmed as safer flame retardant for PU foam

Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, confirms good news for the upholstery industry and other sectors looking for safer, environmentally more compatible flame retardants that meet internationally accepted flammability standards for flexible polyurethane foam. In its draft Alternatives Assessment report[1] on flame retardants in flexible foam released in June[2], the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) identified Clariant’s oligomeric phosphonate polyol (OPP) flame retardant – marketed under the trade name Exolit® OP 560 – as a safer alternative to pentabromo diphenylether (pentaBDE), traditionally used for giving fire protection to foam.

Category: Featured News | Additives | Corporate News | Trade News
September 29, 2014

Clariant to acquire Chinese healthcare packaging specialist VitaPac

Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced that it has signed a purchase agreement with VitaPac, a Chinese specialist for healthcare packaging. The owner-led company with 80 employees is based in Hong Kong with a production site in Dongguan, China. It had consolidated sales of about CHF 4. mio in 2013. The transaction is expected to be completed by the end of the fourth quarter of 2014 and subject to regulatory approvals.

Category: Masterbatches | Corporate News
September 25, 2014

Clariant successfully places CHF 150 million domestic bond

Muttenz, 25. September 2014 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announced today the issuance of a CHF 150 million domestic bond. The bond issued has a coupon of 2.125 percent p.a. and a tenor of 10 years. The proceeds are for general corporate purposes and will be used to extend the debt maturity [...]

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