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The leading specialty chemical company Clariant, announced the construction of a new state-of-the-art catalyst production site in China. This investment further strengthens Clariant’s position in China. The new facility will be producing CATOFIN catalyst for propane dehydrogenation.

  • The investment will enhance the company’s ability to support its customers in the country’s thriving petrochemicals industry.
  • CATOFIN delivers superior annual production output compared to alternative technologies, resulting in increased overall profitability for propylene producers.

In Aug 2020: Clariant’s Business Line Biofuels and Derivatives announced a strategic partnership with Chemtex Global Corporation for the realization of second-generation biofuel projects. Under the partnership, the two parties will collaborate to market and sell Clariant’s sunliquid® technology licenses, as well as services and supplies for advanced biofuel plants in China.

In July 2020: Clariant, a focused, sustainable and innovative specialty chemical company, completed the sale of its entire Masterbatches business to PolyOne. The enterprise value of the sale, which consists of separate transactions for Clariant’s global Masterbatches business and its Masterbatches business in India, amounts to approximately USD 1,560 million which is equivalent to c. 12.2 times the last twelve months reported EBITDA.

In March 2020: Clariant’s Additives business and Floreon-Transforming Packaging Limited announce an exciting new collaboration to further extend the performance properties and market potential of biopolymers, whilst preserving their environmental benefits.

About Clariant
Clariant, based in Switzerland, is one of the world’s leading specialty chemical companies. Clariant business are organised into four business areas: Care Chemicals, Natural Resources, Catalysis and Plastics & Coatings.

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