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Clariant India profile


Clariant is a focused specialty chemical company led by the overarching purpose of ‘Greater chemistry – between people and planet’. By connecting customer focus, innovation, and people the company creates solutions to foster sustainability in different industries. On 31st December 2022, Clariant totaled a staff number of 11 148 and recorded sales of CHF 5.198 billion in the fiscal year for its continuing businesses. As of January 2023, the Group conducts its business through the three newly formed Business Units Care Chemicals, Catalysts, and Adsorbents & Additives. Clariant is based in Switzerland.

Clariant's Purpose: “Greater Chemistry – between People and Planet
» Customer focus
» Innovative chemistry
» Leading in sustainability
» People engagement 

With dedicated Application Centers and a state-of-the-art Regional Innovation Center (RIC) in India, the company aims to co-create tailor-made solutions for the industry. The RIC is part of Clariant's Global Innovation Network. 

Clariant in India is actively engaged in various community initiatives and has adapted a strategy to focus on the following key areas:

1. Focus on chemistry for next generation and help build future talent in industry
2. As Environment, Safety and Health are top priorities for Clariant, we would extend these initiatives to the community
3. We consider that women are a catalyst of change in the society and hence we have to ensure that we educate the girl child and support to empower women by helping them develop alternative skills

Business entities in India

Clariant India Private Ltd (CIPL), is a 100% subsidiary of Clariant AG, which includes the businesses: Additives, Functional Minerals, Industrial & Consumer Specialties and Mining Services.
• Clariant's Catalysts business in India is present as a JV with Sud-Chemie India Pvt Ltd and Clariant International (SCIL).
• Clariant and India Glycols announced a successful creation of their 51-49% joint venture for renewable ethylene oxide (EO) derivatives, under the name Clariant IGL Specialty Chemicals Private Limited (CISC).
Clariant Chemicals (India) Limited (Pigments Business) is now part of the Heubach Group. 

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