Industrial & Consumer Specialties

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The business unit ICS is one of the largest providers of specialty chemicals and application solutions for consumer care and industrial markets.

Combining market knowledge with high-performance ingredients and formulation expertise, ICS delivers solutions with the best cost-performance ratios.


1.544

Sales in 2013 (million CHF)


1.819

Employees 


14

Production Sites


4

Application Development Centers

  • Markets

    • Automotive Fluids

      Focusing on the development, manufacturing and marketing of hydraulic brake fluids and car coolants. more

    • Aviation

      Clariant’s aviation group is dedicated to helping customers overcome the operational and environmental protection challenges of harsh winter operations in aircraft and runway de-icing. more

    • Construction

      Clariant's Construction Chemicals business offers a broad range of specialties and additives for the admixture market, including polyglycols used as macromonomers for the synthesis of PCE-superplasticizers (Polycarboxylate ethers), air-entrainers as well as defoamers and biocides. more

    • Crop Solutions

      Clariant offers a complete range of additives for each formulation type and problem in crop protection. Our goal is to make agrochemical formulations more efficient and safe for the mutual benefit of manufacturers, consumers and the environment. more

    • Gas Treatment

      Clariant's Gas Treatment business has developed the Genosorb® range of absorption liquids as tailor-made solutions for many specific waste gas problems. more

    • Heat Transfer Fluids

      Antifrogen® products are versatile heat transfer fluids based on glycols (Antifrogen® N, Antifrogen® L and Antifrogen® SOL HT) and/or potassium formate (Antifrogen® KF). All types offer reliable freezing protection and offer reliable freezing and excellent corrosion protection in your installations. more

    • Industrial & Home Care

      Clariant's Industrial & Home Care business is constantly pursuing a way to ease the burden of all this work by developing more practical and efficient products for cloth, floor and dish washing and cleaning, both for home and industrial & institutional care. more

    • Industrial Lubricants

      The segment INDUSTRIAL LUBRICANTS of Business Unit Industrial & Consumer Specialties offers a broad product portfolio including synthetic base fluids, components and performance additives to a number of lubricant and metal working applications. more

    • Special Solvents

      Clariant's Special Solvent business offers a broad range of specialty products for the chemical industry, including powerful solvents, additives or special compounds for modifying silicones and polymers. more

    • Paints and Coatings

      With our long experience and broad product portfolio, we cover your requirements in each step of the value chain for the paints & coatings industry. We supply specialties such as APEO-free emulsifiers and low VOC additives, ensuring the highest performance of your formulation. more

    • Personal Care

      Benefit from the power of the perfect combination of 5 unique codes. Meet the latest trends to inspire you. Discover creative formulations. Explore sensorial solutions. Learn about the force of innovation. Find out about our passion for sustainability. Uncover the Secret Code of Beauty! more

  • News & Events
    October 16, 2014

    Clariant extends caring and sustainable benefits of EcoTain® to Home Care

    Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, is extending the advantages of its EcoTain® sustainability concept to the Home Care market, leading the way with its latest surfactant innovation GlucoPure™ for the hand dishwashing and bathroom cleaning segments. more

    October 15, 2014

    Clariant presents new sustainable solutions for home and personal care at SEPAWA 2014

    Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, is presenting innovative, sustainable and trend-based solutions to support the changing needs of the home, fabric and personal care markets at the 61st SEPAWA, taking place in Fulda, Germany, on October 15-17, 2014. The SEPAWA Congress and European Detergents Conference is Europe's largest home and personal care industry forum. more

    November 24, 2014
    November 26, 2014
    Guangzhou
    China

    International Cosmetics Personal Care and Detergents Expo

    more

    December 03, 2014
    December 04, 2014
    Istanbul
    Turkey

    HPCI Istanbul 2014

    Visit Pigments at booth 210. more

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