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Archroma begins new era in delivering colour and specialty chemicals

Manik Seth
Former textile, paper and emulsions businesses of Clariant were acquired by SK Capital Partners October 1 2013 Archroma announced its official launch as a newly formed global colour and specialty chemicals company that comprises the former Textile Specialties, Paper Solutions and Emulsion Products businesses of Clariant. To be combined into...

Clariant launches environmentally focused optical brighteners

Manik Seth
June 3, 2013 Clariant launched the world’s most highly concentrated, urea-free liquid optical brightening agent (OBA) for printing and writing papers. New disulphonated Leucophor® ACK contains no environmentally harmful additives, decreases OBA requirements for papermakers, and lowers transport costs and carbon footprint. Leucophor ACK is an ultra-concentrated aqueous solution specially...

Clariant launches truly PFOA-free Cartaguard KHI for greaseproof and safer food packaging papers

Manik Seth
May 16, 2013 Clariant introduced Cartaguard KHI – a revolutionary, high-performance and totally PFOA-free grease resistant additive for effective and safer grease-resistant food papers and board. New Cartaguard KHI supports the trend toward more eco-friendly solutions for hand-held, ready-to-eat foods such as burgers, pizza, pastries and confectionary. Unlike some other...

Clariant divests Textile Chemicals, Paper Specialties and Emulsions businesses to SK Capital

Manik Seth
December 27, 2012 Clariant has signed an agreement to divest its Textile Chemicals, Paper Specialties and Emulsions businesses to SK Capital. The total consideration of the sale amounts to approximately CHF 502 million, out of which approximately 460 million in cash, equivalent to 6.3 times the estimated full year 2012...

Clariant Builds Innovation Center in Frankfurt

Manik Seth
Clariant is planning to expand its global research and development (R&D) activities at its site in Frankfurt, Germany. The new, 23,000 square meter “Clariant Innovation Center” is due to be completed by the end of 2012. It will provide space for 500 people. The planned center will be located in the Frankfurt-Höchst Industrial Park and represents an investment of more
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