Clariant is an internationally active specialty chemical company, based in Muttenz near Basel. The group owns over 100 companies worldwide and employed 21 202 employees at the end of 2012. In the financial year 2012, Clariant produced a turnover of CHF 6 billion. Clariant is divided into seven business units: Additives; Catalysts; Function Minerals, Industrial & Consumer Specialties; Leather Services; Masterbatches; Oil & Mining Services; and Pigments.

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Creating Performance Technology
The Catalysts business unit is a leading global catalyst supplier with a long history of innovation and expertise in catalysis, building on the capability of predecessor company Süd-Chemie.

Our catalysts contribute significantly to value creation in our customers’ operations, ensuring that finite raw materials and energy are used efficiently in the production of industrial chemicals, plastics, and fuels. Our products enable the use of alternative raw materials – such as natural gas, coal and biomass – as chemical and energy feedstocks, and are used to clean emissions from industrial processes and combustion engines to limit the impact on the environment.

We are committed to R&D and customer service to ensure that our products are well positioned to meet the global challenges of raw material scarcity, energy efficiency and responsible care for our environment.

Our Promise

We create added value by appreciating the needs of our customers – with competitive and innovative solutions. The needs of our employees – by adhering to our company values. The needs of our shareholders – with above-average returns. And the needs of our environment – by acting sustainably.

FEATURED PRODUCTS

Oxidation of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) Oxidation of Carbon Monoxide (CO)

Many industrial processes emit of volatile organic compounds (VOC) including the use and manufacture of solvents, the production of specialty chemicals, and fertilizer manufacture. Catalytic incineration allows the oxidation process to proceed at a lower temperature than with thermal oxidation, thus saving operating costs. The economic advantage of low operating costs and less stress on equipment materials of construction, compared to alternative ...

EnviCat - Purification of Industrial Gases

Clariant’s EnviCat catalysts and Actisorb adsorbents address the high quality demands of technical gases, reducing the level of substances such as hydrocarbons, hydrogen, oxygen, carbon monoxide or sulphur compounds to minimal levels of a few ppm or even ppb. Building on decades of research and practical application, Clariant has developed products providing mechanical stability and durability to ensure efficient and reliable purification of ...

FEATURED MAGAZINES & JOURNALS

The Fire Element

Topics: Süd-Chemie in its Element: Fire for progress. Group News: Large-scale merger on the foundry market. Catalytic Post-combustion: Efficiency in degrees Celsius. Ceramic Additives: Shaped by fire. Biocatalysis: From 0 to 100 with bioethanol. Hydrogen: A universe full of energy.

The Water Element

Topics: Süd-Chemie in its Element: World of water. Potable Water Treatment: New ways to water. Liquid Purification: Pure nature. Detergent Additives: Cleansing power promotes well-being. Municipal Effluents: Processing on a grand scale. Packaging Technology: Dry Means Value. Catalyst Technology: Water gives rise to gas.

INDUSTRIES SERVED

Company details

Business Type:
Distributor

Industry Type:
Air and Climate - Air Pollution Treatment

Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)

Year Founded:
1995

Employees:
Over 1000

Turnover:
more than 1,000,000,000 €

Office & Distributor locations:

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