Clariant Highlights Innovative Sustainable Additive Solutions for China
Closer to Chinese customers from the start. Clariant’s Additives business continues to step up support for the needs of China’s growth industries, with new top-class facilities to foster R&D and joint application technology developments at the One Clariant Campus (OCC). Ahead of Chinaplas 2021, Clariant shares a taster of bio-based additives available to advance resource-efficient innovation in local market segments, highlights from its new sustainable solutions set for their regional debut.
29 Mar 21
Clariant launches natural VOC-trapping DESVOCANT adsorbents for packaging & cargo shipments
DESVOCANT adsorbents are based on a naturally-occurring, non-toxic bentonite clay mineral with a unique surface structure, which is dried as granulate and contained in air-permeable sachets or bags. The adsorbents are available in a wide range of sizes suitable for placing in small product packages for shoes, handbags, or clothing, for example, through to full container loads of carpets, paints, toys, plastic packaging, pillows, mattresses, and furniture.
02 Feb 21
What cookies, pasta and plastics (now) have in common
A team of experts from Clariant’s Business Unit Additives learned when working with a global film manufacturer that only a fraction of the plastic film scraps can be reused for production. To change this, they created AddWorks® PKG 906 Circle – a special polymer stabilizer able to substantially boost the rate of scrap reused in polyolefin films.
26 Oct 20
Clariant’s HYDEX E catalyst helps Duslo turn plastic waste into high-quality winter diesel
Clariant's next-generation dewaxing catalyst is used in pioneering plastic-to-diesel technology of Duslo’s research institute VUCHT. Proven economical conversion of plastic waste into fuel distillate encourages VUCHT to construct 40 MTA demonstration plant. The next-generation HYDEX E catalyst achieves excellent cold flow properties of distillate product, compliant with Euro 6 emission limits.
02 Jul 20
Clariant introduces static reducing compounds for drug delivery devices
Eliminating the impact of static charges in drug delivery, Clariant introduces new plastic compounds which are part of the MEVOPUR family of color and functional compounds. These ‘medical grade’ compounds are available in a wide range of polymers.
30 Jun 20
Clariant’s bio-based additives for biopolymers awarded OK compost INDUSTRIAL & OK biodegradable SOIL certification
Good news for the development of sustainable compostable products. Clariant’s bio-based processing & dispersing additives for biopolymers used in plastics have been awarded the “OK compost INDUSTRIAL” certificate. Awarding test and certification body, TÜV Austria Cert GmbH, also granted to Licocare RBW 102 Vita the “OK biodegradable SOIL” label, which is a key attribute for agricultural applications.
25 Jun 20
Clariant ColorWorks applies IR-detectable black technology to make other dark colors more recyclable
Clariant continues to develop new technology to improve the recyclability of plastics while offering packaging and product developers more color options. The latest development is a range of deep, dark colors that normally would have required the use of carbon black pigments that makes them undetectable by the near-infrared (NIR) sensors used in automated polymer sorting systems at recycling centers.
18 Jun 20
Clariant targets Asia with satin effect for high- end personal care packaging
Clariant introduces trend colors combined with a silky look in PET packaging. The satin finish effect lends a feeling of luxury and prestige to products and appeal to consumers in the booming Asian personal care market.
11 Jun 20
Clariant completes the sale of its Healthcare Packaging business
Clariant, a focused and innovative specialty chemical company, today announced the completion of the sale of its Healthcare Packaging business to a newly-formed investment of Arsenal Capital Partners, the signing of which was announced on July 22, 2019.
31 Oct 19
Clariant and Polymateria launch partnership to bring new Biotransformation technology to market in South East Asia
Polymateria, a British business developing a new standard in biodegradable and compostable plastics, has announced a partnership with Clariant, one of the world’s leading specialty chemical companies, to bring its new Biotransformation technology to market in South East Asia.
18 Oct 19
Clariant partners with Merck & SABIC to perfect laser marking of flexible packaging
Clariant has teamed up with pigment supplier Merck KGaA and resin producer SABIC to develop laser-marking technology and materials to ease the recycling process for flexible polyethylene (LDPE, LLDPE) packaging film. The results of the collaboration will be presented at K 2019, the international plastics trade fair being held on October 16 to 23 at Messe Dusseldorf in Germany.
25 Sep 19
Clariant advances a colorful future for biodegradable plastics
A colorful future is in reach for biodegradable plastics. Clariant brings it even closer with the launch of a range of 25 organic pigments for biodegradable and compostable polymers which are compliant with the European Norm 13432 opening up color options and the appeal of organically recyclable packaging.
23 Sep 19
Clariant additives enabling recyclability of plastics waste while sustaining valuable properties
Through a “Symphony of Collaboration” with partners along the full plastics value chain, Clariant is taking proactive steps in addressing the problem of plastic pollution with new solutions for diverse industry sectors, from packaging – the main use of plastics – to textile floorings and consumer electronics. Newly-developed AddWorks PKG 906 Circle for polyolefin films is a prime example of enabling plastic packaging producers to achieve some of their critical sustainability and business goals.
19 Sep 19
Clariant Hydrocerol Masterbatches cut plastic content in packaging by 10%
Packaging manufacturers and brand owners trying to reach sustainability goals and reduce costs are expressing keen interest in the newest HYDROCEROL chemical foaming agents (CFAs) from Clariant’s Masterbatches. The finer and more durable foam-cell structures make it possible to cut resin use and reduce part weight – without significant loss in mechanical properties.
06 Sep 19
Clariant partners with ExxonMobil and renewable energy group to advance Cellulosic Biofuel research
Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced that it has signed a joint research agreement with ExxonMobil and Renewable Energy Group (REG) to evaluate the potential use of cellulosic sugars from sources such as agricultural waste and residues to produce biofuel, which has the potential to play a role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
01 Mar 19
Clariant offers new perspective on sustainability to coatings producers at EUROPEAN COATINGS SHOW 2019
Under the theme ‘Think.Do.Paint! For a new perspective’, Clariant invites visitors to discover colors and additives developed to help decorative, industrial and automotive coatings make a sustainable difference to the various elements of the urbanization megatrend
19 Dec 18
Clariant and Neste join forces to develop sustainable industrial solutions
Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, has signed an agreement for a new partnership with Neste, the world’s leading provider of sustainable renewable diesel and an expert in delivering drop-in renewable chemical solutions.
06 Nov 18
Clariant unveils controlled-atmosphere packaging solutions
Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, will present new products that help control moisture and prevent degradation of packaged pharmaceuticals at CPhI Middle East & Africa 2018. Clariant Healthcare Packaging is exhibiting its full range of desiccant canisters and packets, tubes and desiccant stoppers, oxygen scavengers, Advanced Desiccant Polymer (ADP®) and humidity stabilizers at Stand C25 at the trade show being held at the National Exhibition Center in Abu Dhabi, UAE, 3 - 5 September 2018.
19 Jul 18
Clariant introduces Humitector Type 2 non-reversible humidity indicator cards for SMD dry packing
Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, and its Cargo & Device Protection unit, the originator of the color change humidity indicator card, introduce an industry-first innovation to better ensure that the integrity of dry packing that protects moisture-sensitive devices has not been compromised by high humidity at any time during shipment or storage. The new Humitector Type 2 Non-Reversible Humidity Indicator Cards are low-halogen and free of cobalt dichloride, a substance of concern to the European Chemical Bureau.
23 May 18
Clariant offers Sorb-It pharma desiccants for bulk pharmaceutical uses
Clariant, a world leader in Specialty Chemicals, and its Healthcare Packaging business line, introduce Sorb-It pharma desiccant bags, an enhanced line of desiccants that are now produced in new ISO 15378 GMP certified facilities to comply with global standards for primary pharmaceutical packaging.
18 May 18
Clariant liquid colors, additives for silicones featured at Medical, Pharmaceutical Trade Shows
Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, is continuing the global rollout of its MEVOPUR®-LQ family of color and additive liquid masterbatches by featuring products for silicone elastomers at two important trade fairs: Pharmapack Europe 2017 in Paris (February 1-3) where Clariant is exhibiting on stand C35/C37, and MD&M West 2017 (booth #2450), which is being held in Anaheim, CA, February 7 - 9.
10 Feb 17
Clariant will expand plant in Lewiston, ME to produce more medical plastic compounds
Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces it will expand its plant in Lewiston, ME, and install a new compounding line to help meet growing demand for pre-colored medical plastic compounds that are supplied under the MEVOPUR® brand name. The new capacity will come on-line in Q4 2017.
02 Feb 17
Clariant responds to global Megatrends to deliver Value for People
Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, focused on the global Megatrends influencing the plastics industry at its K 2016 press conference, demonstrating how the company is bringing true value to the industry based on the real needs of people arising from these trends.
21 Oct 16
Clariant and Shinkong collaborate further to promote non-halogenated flame retardants for broader applications
Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, will broaden its collaboration with Engineering Plastics division of Shinkong Synthetic Fibers Corp. to promote Clariant's non-halogenated flame retardants to a host of applications in China. Shinkong Engineering Plastics belongs to Taiwan’s top 3 enterprise, Shinkong Group. As a leading supplier of plastics, it serves various industries including electronics, home appliances and automotive etc. Its halogen-free compounds based on Clariant's flame retardants are experiencing rising demand as more and more OEM manufacturers in the electronics and electrical appliances industry eliminate components with bromine and PVC from their products because of tightening environmental regulations.
19 Oct 16
Clariant expanding capacity for printing tubes and stoppers by 30 percent
Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, and its Healthcare Packaging unit, are announcing plans to install new, high-speed, six-color offset tube printing machines at Clariant’s production facility in Romorantin, France. The new equipment will increase capacity at the plant by an estimated 30 percent when the expansion is completed early in 2017.
14 Oct 16
Clariant to show how to control of package humidity, moisture and oxygen at CPhI Barcelona
Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, and its Healthcare Packaging unit, are announcing the expansion of the EQ line of humidity-control products in Booth 2K60 at the CPhI Worldwide Innopack exhibition, which is being held Oct. 4-6 in Barcelona.
14 Oct 16
Clariant introduces new liquid colors, additives for medical devices, pharmaceutical packaging
Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, is introducing MEVOPUR®-LQ, a family of color and additive solutions that combines the benefits of the MEVOPUR ‘Controlled, Consistent and Compliant’ formulation and manufacturing approach with Clariant’s Hi Former® liquid-vehicle technology. The new products made their debut at CPhI / Innopak Europe, the global pharmaceutical event that took place in Barcelona.
14 Oct 16
Clariant and SICPA launch PLASTIWARD robust in-product protection solution for plastic medical devices
Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, has joined forces with SICPA SA, a trusted provider of global security solutions, to launch PLASTIWARD, a robust integrated protection for plastic pharmaceutical packaging or medical devices. Both companies are at the Clariant booth (Hall 2, Booth 2K60) at the CPhI in Barcelona, from 4-6 October 2016, to share with interested companies and journalists the benefits of PLASTIWARD and how it protects pharmaceutical brands and their patients.
14 Oct 16
Clariant’s nano silver conductive inks for printed electronics enjoy drupa premiere
Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, is opening up the sustainability and performance advantages of direct printing of high-conductivity electrical traces to new areas of the Electronics Manufacturing Industry through its customized nano silver conductive inks.
14 Jun 16
Clariant unveils hot-off-the-press unique color solutions for non-impact printing at drupa 2016
Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces the launch of brand new Eco pigment grades, innovative organic pigments and water-based pigment preparations to expand color horizons and sustainability possibilities in the world of non-impact printing (NIP).
31 May 16
Clariant Healthcare Packaging launches new range of Aroma-Can canisters
Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, and its Healthcare Packaging unit, is introducing a new and improved family of Aroma-Can® canisters to enhance nutritional products by adding a pleasant scent to product packaging.
26 May 16
Clariant Healthcare Packaging expands BCP program with desiccants from Chinese site
Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, and its Healthcare Packaging unit, is launching family of standard desiccant packets from its plant in Dongguan, China. In addition to enabling quick delivery in local markets, the new manufacturing operation can provide critical back up for Clariant’s other global sites, should it ever be required.
26 Apr 16
Clariant Healthcare Packaging announces compliance with new USP desiccant rules
Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, and its Healthcare Packaging unit, has been actively supporting the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) in development of new standards governing the quality and performance of desiccants placed in pharmaceutical packaging to protect against moisture.
26 Apr 16
Clariant expands MEVOPUR capability for pre-colored compounds
Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, has expanded its capacity to produce pre-colored compounds for medical devices and pharmaceutical packaging. Facilities to process high-temperature polymers are also being expanded. The products are being featured at MD&M West 2016, Anaheim, CA (booth #2248), and at Pharmapack Europe 2016 in Paris (stand #430/431). The shows are being held between February 9 and 11.
10 Feb 16
Clariant Presents Colors for 2017 in the Newest Edition of ColorForward
Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, has released ColorForward 2017, the 11th annual color forecasting guide for the plastics industry. The 2017 guide visualizes trends like data mining, growing social disconnection and the search for more meaningful lives.
12 Jan 16
Clariant Healthcare Packaging to build new plant to support pharmaceutical industry in India
Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, has announced plans to invest CHF 10 million in a new Healthcare Packaging manufacturing plant in Cuddalore in Tamil Nadu State, located about 25 km from the city of Puducherry. The plant will manufacture Clariant’s market-leading moisture control products to support the growing pharmaceutical packaging market in India.
01 Dec 15
Clariant Healthcare Packaging to partner with FreeThink to offer predictive modeling for the stability of drugs
Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announced that its Healthcare Packaging business unit has entered into a joint promotion agreement with FreeThink Technologies Inc. to support pharmaceutical and nutraceutical customers with predictive calculation and modeling.
30 Nov 15
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