Muttenz, August 21, 2019 – As announced end June, Clariant is taking action to tackle the challenge of plastic pollution with new solutions and proactive steps to create a more sustainable plastics industry through a “Symphony of Collaboration”. Clariant is supporting the industry with environmentally-compatible solutions and in designing materials and products which are easier to separate, recover, and reuse. One way to approach this challenge is to improve our additives, making them fit for re-use while avoiding material performance degradation.
Stephan Lynen, Head of BU Additives, Clariant comments: “Global e-waste is estimated at approx. 50 million tons annually of which only 20% are effectively recycled. At Clariant we are dedicated to ensuring our additives are not part of that waste. Take automobiles, one of the most recyclable engineered products, offering recovery rates of up to 90%. As the industry shifts towards a circular economy, any contribution we make to recyclable plastics that improves automotive waste management will support OEMs in selecting lighter weight and sustainable materials. With Exolit OP, OEMs can be confident of a flame retarded PA for their application which is recyclable and safe.”
around 1 million electric cars had been registered in Germany. Of these, according to statista.com, 517,000 cars were powered solely by electrical energy, while 494,000 were plug-in hybrids. Therefore, in order to meet the goal of 15 million fully electric cars, the development of the cars and the charging infrastructure needs to be driven forward significantly. Read More
DKSH Business Unit Technology has partnered with Printers Supply Company, a specialized printing company based in Kolkata, India. As part of the agreement, DKSH will provide marketing and sales, distribution, and logistics as well as after-sales services to promote key products by Printers Supply Company for the Printing Packaging & Converting business in East India region and Bangladesh. Read More
Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, and Jeanologia, a world leader in sustainable and efficient technology development, joined forces to launch an eco-advanced alternative to the denim fabric washing process, including in some cases the mercerization, one of the most water-intensive and pollutant processes of denim fabric finishing. Read More
Clariant, a focused, sustainable and innovative specialty chemical company announces the appointment of Dr. Achala Danait as Managing Director for Clariant India Limited. Effective January 14, 2022, the Board of Directors of Clariant India Limited has appointed Dr. Achala Danait as Managing Director, in addition to her role of leading innovation in Asia Pacific for the Business Unit Industrial & Consumer Specialties. Read More