“Intensifying our connection with customers as we strengthen our on-the-ground support is an important part of our growth strategy in North America and in expanding Clariant’s position as a thought leader in Consumer Care. The CCIC really delivers on these priorities, giving us the capabilities, proximity to the consumer care segment and speed to focus on customer needs with products and innovation that bring value,” commented Christian Vang, Global Head of Business Unit Industrial & Consumer Specialties (ICS).
A new high-performance life for plastic waste Lavergne and Clariant develop halogen-free flame-retardant compounds for electronics based on recycled ocean-bound plastics OBP
Muttenz, February 27, 2020 – Clariant, one of the leading suppliers of sustainable ingredients and solutions for the Industrial and Home Care Cleaning segment, has combined best in class fiber protection against dirt, with outstanding sustainability benefits, in its new soil release polymer for laundry detergents. Read More
Lavergne’s close collaboration with Clariant to develop halogen-free flame-retardant versions of its recycled polyester grades, arises from the company’s wider mission to create new uses for plastic, in this case polyethylene terephthalate (PET), recycled from ocean-bound waste streams. Ocean-Bound-Plastic (OBP) refers to plastic waste that is recovered from the over 8 million metric tons of plastic currently entering the oceans each year. Read More
Geleen (NL), 26 February 2020 - Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, today announces it is futureproofing and expanding the capacity of its high-performance materials compounding plant in Evansville, Indiana, USA. With the investment, DSM will enhance the site to produce the next generation of advanced materials, including bio-based thermoplastics. The project is expected to be completed in Q3 2021. Read More