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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 and 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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Events

March1113,2024
Orlando, FL United States
Powder Coating Week
For more than 30 years, the Powder Coating Institute has hosted an annual event that focuses on providing education for all those using powder coating and those interested in learning more about the technology. Over the years, the event has taken many forms. With a strong commitment to continuous education of the powder coating industry, PCI will again host its Powder Coating Week 2024 from March 11th – 13th in Orlando, FL. Powder Coating Week 2024 consists of four separate events: 1. Powder Coating 101 Workshop - Powder Coating Done Right: The Basics 2. Custom Coater Forum 3. Powder Coating Technical Conference 4. Tabletop Exhibition
For more than 30 years, the Powder Coating Institute has hosted an annual event that focuses on providing education for all those using powder coating and those interested in learning more about the technology. Over the years, the event has taken many forms. With a strong commitment to continuous education of the powder coating industry, PCI will again host its Powder Coating Week 2024 from March 11th – 13th in Orlando, FL. Powder Coating Week 2024 consists of four separate events: 1. Powder Coating 101 Workshop - Powder Coating Done Right: The Basics 2. Custom Coater Forum 3. Powder Coating Technical Conference 4. Tabletop Exhibition  more
March 14, 2024
Älvsjö Sweden
Foundation Day 2024
Join us at Foundation Day on March 14, 2024 that is organized by Swedish Geotechnical Association (SGF).
Join us at Foundation Day on March 14, 2024 that is organized by Swedish Geotechnical Association (SGF).   more
April2324,2024
Amsterdam Netherlands
PHARMAP Congress
Meet us at PHARMACEUTICAL MANUFACTURING and PACKAGING CONGRESS 2024 and don't miss to visit our booth #6. From pharmaceutical companies to contract manufacturing organizations, service providers, and other experts in pharmaceutical manufacturing and packaging, this gathering is a unique opportunity to connect and collaborate with like-minded professionals. In today’s world medical innovations and pharmaceutical technology are essential drivers of human health. Every single day, millions of health and personal care products are being manufactured, packaged, stored, or shipped to healthcare facilities, distributors, or to points of retail sale worldwide. These products are contained in bulk cartons, bottles, or bagged powder packages, Clariant Cargo & Device Protection offers desiccant solutions – Sorb-It® silica gel, Desi Pak® bentonite clay, and Tri-Sorb® molecular sieve – to adsorb moisture, help preserve product efficacy, and maximize shelf life.
Meet us at PHARMACEUTICAL MANUFACTURING and PACKAGING CONGRESS 2024 and don't miss to visit our booth #6. From pharmaceutical companies to contract manufacturing organizations, service providers, and other experts in pharmaceutical manufacturing and packaging, this gathering is a unique opportunity to connect and collaborate with like-minded professionals. In today’s world medical innovations and pharmaceutical technology are essential drivers of human health. Every single day, millions of health and personal care products are being manufactured, packaged, stored, or shipped to healthcare facilities, distributors, or to points of retail sale worldwide. These products are contained in bulk cartons, bottles, or bagged powder packages, Clariant Cargo & Device Protection offers desiccant solutions – Sorb-It® silica gel, Desi Pak® bentonite clay, and Tri-Sorb® molecular sieve – to adsorb moisture, help preserve product efficacy, and maximize shelf life.   more
April2326,2024
SHANGHAI China
Chinaplas 2024
Progressing circularity, the bio-economy, climate protection – these top priorities for the plastics industry are ours too. Visit us at chinaplas 2024 and discover how we’re teaming up with customers and partners across plastic value chains to meet new challenges in advancing sustainability and the circular economy.
Progressing circularity, the bio-economy, climate protection – these top priorities for the plastics industry are ours too. Visit us at chinaplas 2024 and discover how we’re teaming up with customers and partners across plastic value chains to meet new challenges in advancing sustainability and the circular economy.  more

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