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Clariant AG operates as a specialty chemical company worldwide. It operates through three segments: Care Chemicals, Catalysis, Natural Resources. The company offers flame retardants, performance additives, and advanced surface solutions for use in plastics, coatings, inks, and consumer applications; and catalysts for the petrochemical and fuel refining, synthesis gas, chemical, emissions control, specialty zeolites and zeolite-based, and custom catalyst markets. It also provides bentonite-based specialty products for the oil purification, foundry additive, feed additives, civil engineering, wastewater treatment, clay specialties, paper and detergent additive, PVC stabilizer, BTX-catalyst, and kerosene and jet fuel purification industries. In addition, the company offers industrial and consumer specialty chemicals and application solutions for the automotive brake fluid and coolant, aircraft anti-itching and deicing fluid, construction chemical, agrochemical and agricultural adjuvants, food ingredients, gas treatment, heat transfer fluid, home care, industrial cleaning, industrial lubricant additive, special solvent, paint and coating, healthcare, and personal care ingredient markets. Further, it offers oilfield production chemicals for enhanced oil recovery, offshore and deep water, conventional and unconventional oil and gas, heavy oil, paraffin control technologies, and well services additives, as well as Veritrax, an intelligent chemical management system; chemical solutions for the end-to-end mining process; refinery services' additives; biofuels and derivatives, such as sunliquid, an agricultural residue converted to cellulosic ethanol; and organic, inorganic, and anti-corrosive pigments, as well as pigment preparations, dyes, and specialty material for use in coatings, plastics, printing and digital printing, home, fabric, personal care, and other applications. Clariant AG was founded in 1886 and is headquartered in Muttenz, Switzerland.


Clariant was founded in 1995, from the merger of two companies, Sandoz and Ciba, who had a longstanding history in the chemicals industry. Since then, Clariant has grown to become a global specialty chemical company with operations in over 100 countries and 18,000 employees.

Our mission is to be the partner of choice for our customers and to create sustainable value for our shareholders through innovation, growth, and collaboration.

Clariant’s vision is to be the global leader in specialty chemicals that are essential to create the sustainable products of the future.

Key Team

Mr. Andreas Schwarzwaelder (Head of Investor Relations)

Mr. Richard Haldimann Ph.D. (Chief Technology & Sustainability Officer and Head of New Bus. Devel.)

Vincent Gass (Head of Global Marketing, Bus. Unit Industrial & Consumer Specialties)

Dr. Judith Bischoff (Gen. Counsel & Head of Group Legal Services)

Mr. Chris Hansen (Chief Corp. Devel. Officer)

Kai Rolker (Head of Group Communications)

Ms. Tatiana Berardinelli (Chief HR Officer)

Recognition and Awards
Clariant has won numerous awards over the years, including the Swiss Sustainability Award. Clariant was also presented with the Energy Globe Award in 2014 for an environmentally friendly process using renewable resources.

Leadership team

Mr. Conrad Keijzer (Chief Exec. Officer)

Mr. Bill Collins (Chief Financial Officer)

Mr. Martin Vollmer (CTO and Head of Group Technology & Innovation)

Products/ Services
Chemical, Manufacturing, Natural Resources, Oil and Gas
Number of Employees
1,000 - 20,000
Thane, Maharashtra, India
Net Income
100M - 500M
Above - 1B
Traded as
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