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Clariant Additives – Your specialist for plastics, coatings, inks and consumer applications

The additives business unit is a major supplier of flame retardants, performance additives and advanced surface solutions for functional effects in plastics, coatings, inks and consumer applications.

Products & Services

  • Flame Retardants

    Flame retardants help to save lives by slowing down or stopping the spread of fire or reducing its intensity. They are used in anything from phones and curtains to car seats and buildings. Clariant’s halogen-free flame retardants are produced to modern standards in Germany, Switzerland and China. Their brand name Exolit® has become a byword for sustainable fire safety.

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  • Performance Additives

    Additive solutions for the plastics and coatings industry. We started with single components for a multitude of challenges like thermal stabilization, sun and oxidation protection as well as flame retardancy and process stabilization, which still form the base of our portfolio. Listening closely to our customers and analyzing market needs, we used our long-term expertise and profound technical knowledge to develop special additive combinations which are designed and optimized for the needs of particular segments and applications. As simply by adding them you profit from a multitude of benefits, we call them »AddWorks« – because that is exactly what they do. As reliable, tested, and ready-to-use solutions, our AddWorks product family lowers total cost of ownership, reduces process complexity and allows you to fully focus your workforce and assets on your business. Discover the multitude of opportunities they offer for your line of work and make a tangible difference in your market!

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  • Advanced Surface Solutions

    Clariant is a leading global player in the development, production and distribution of wax additives and performance polymers.

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  • Services

    Appreciating the needs of our customers is one of the leading priorities for us. As part of our on-going efforts to enhance the service towards customers we have developed a condensed and practical overview of our service and delivery standards.

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Product Stories

A Circular Economy for Plastics

EXPLORING NEW APPROACHES TO PLASTICS RECYCLING AND RESOURCE EFFICIENCY
Learn how we contribute

News

November 09, 2022
“Design4Circularity” wins 2022 Sustainable Packaging Award
November 09, 2022
Personal Care packaging concept “Design4Circularity” is the recipient of this year’s Sustainable Packaging Award, announced at the 2022 Sustainable Beauty Awards ceremony on November 7. More
October 20, 2022
Clariant announces further investment in new China flame retardants facility for E-mobility and E&E applications
October 20, 2022
Clariant will create a second production line at its new CHF 60 million state of the art facility for Exolit OP halogen-free flame retardants currently under construction in Daya Bay, China. This additional CHF 40 million investment will further expand access to innovative and sustainable fire protection solutions and related technical expertise to support the significant growth of engineering plastics applications in E-mobility and electrical & electronic segments. More
October 20, 2022
Clariant introduces product carbon footprint tool to accelerate emissions reduction
October 20, 2022
Climate change is the biggest challenge of our time and transparency on carbon emissions has never been more important. Today, Clariant marked another milestone in its sustainability journey with the launch of its product carbon footprint (PCF) tool «CliMate». More

Events

March
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Nuremberg Germany
European Coatings Show
March 28, 2023 - March 30, 2023
Trends and technologies covering all aspects of the production of paints, coatings, sealants, construction chemicals and adhesives.  more

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