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Clariant



Clariant (SWX: [1]) is a Swiss speciality chemical company which was formed in 1995 as a spin off from Sandoz. The company expanded by the incorporation of the speciality chemicals business of Hoechst (Germany) in 1997 and the acquisition of BTP plc (UK) in 2000.

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Business

The company is a world leader in the supply of chemicals and colors for the textile, leather, paper, packaging, plastics, printing, oil & gas, detergent, mining, personal care and metalworking industries.

It has a turnover of around US$7 billion and is headquartered in Muttenz, near Basel, Switzerland.

Clariant manufactures a range of specialty chemicals based largely on pigment, surfactant and polymer chemistry.

Key Personnel

  • Chairman: Roland Loesser
  • CEO: Jan Secher
  • CFO: Patrick Jany
 
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