Clariant Masterbatches is a recognized global leader in colour and additive concentrates and performance solutions for plastics. Brand owners, product manufacturers, designers and plastics processors around the world rely on Clariant Masterbatches to help enhance the market appeal or the end-use performance of plastic products, packaging or fibers. A worldwide presence and local support make Masterbatches a preferred supplier for thermoplastic processors, brand owners, and fiber manufacturers globally.
Our customers span a broad range of markets, including packaging, consumer goods, medical, textile, and automotive. With our leading technology enhancing plastic everywhere - from medical devices to drinks bottles made from recycled materials and innovative car components. Our dedicated network of ColorWorks design centers help customers increase their speed to market and differentiate brands.
As one of the world's leading specialty chemical companies, Clariant contributes to value creation with innovative and sustainable solutions for customers from many industries. Our portfolio is designed to meet very specific needs with as much precision as possible. At the same time, our research and development is focused on addressing the key trends of our time. These include energy efficiency, renewable raw materials, emission-free mobility, and conserving finite resources.
Our business units are divided into four business areas: care chemicals, natural resources, catalysis and energy, and plastics and coatings.
Headquartered in Muttenz near Basel, Switzerland, Clariant is represented by more than 100 Group companies and employs more than 22,000 people globally. The Clariant Group has 11 business units: additives; catalysis and energy; emulsions, detergents and intermediates; functional materials; industrial and consumer specialties; leather services; masterbatches; oil & mining services; paper specialties; pigments; and textile chemicals.
Clariant is a globally leading specialty chemicals company, based in Muttenz near Basel, Switzerland. In the financial year 2012, Clariant recorded sales of CHF 6.038 billion for its continuing businesses.
Continuing businesses are comprised of the following seven business units: Additives, Catalysis & Energy, Functional Materials, Industrial & Consumer Specialties, Masterbatches, Oil & Mining Services and Pigments. Clariant's corporate strategy is based on four strategic pillars: profitability of the core businesses, research & development and innovation, dynamic growth in emerging markets, and repositioning of the portfolio"