Thanks for visiting us at K 2019

16-23 OCTOBER 2019,
DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY

Visionary developments and groundbreaking innovations will again lead the industry into new dimensions at the world's leading trade fair for the plastics and rubber industry.

Thanks for visiting our booth in Düsseldorf. Stay tuned for further updates.

On-Show Presentations

Date & Time Topic Presenter
Friday, October 18th 2019
11.30 AM
Biotransformation: Next-Gen Biodegradation Technology Andrew Webster,
COO Polymateria
Polymateria Logo

Date & Time Topic Presenter
Monday, October 21st 2019
11.30 AM
2.30 PM
NIR Black for Packaging Cooperation
along the value chain
Charlotte Glassneck Manager New Plastics Application, TOMRA

David Lickstein
Packaging Design Manager, Skin Cleansing, Unilever
Tomra Logo
Unilever Logo

Date & Time Topic Presenter
Tuesday, October 22nd 2019
2.30 PM
4.30 PM
Laser for Sustainability - Label replacement Silvia Rosenberger,
Global Marketing Manager, Merck
Merck Logo
Sabic Logo

Date & Time Topic Presenter
Friday, October 18th 2019
2.30 PM
Spritzguss Integral Schaum-Injection molding of structural foam
A CLARIANT & BMW Success story
Joachim Melzig,
BMW
BMW Group Logo

Date & Time Topic Presenter
Friday, October 18th 2019
4.30 PM
Beverage bottles: multicompetence collaborative design minimize waste, enhancing aesthetic and functionality Luca Baldessin,
Head R&D, PET Engineering
Sidel Logo
PET Logo

Date & Time Topic Presenter
Wednesday, October 16th 2019
2.30 PM

Tuesday, October 22nd 2019
11.30 AM
Product Launch CESA® ProTect: Oxygen Scavenger for PET Volker Dickfeld,
Global Head of Additive Masterbatches, Clariant

Antonello Decortes, Global Product Manager, Clariant
Clariant Logo

Date & Time Topic Presenter
Wednesday, October, 16th 2019
11.30 AM
4.30 PM
Device ability to assess Clariant’s black NIR detectable colorants Dr. Olaf Haupt,
Director Sales & Marketing FSI Industrial Europe & Africa
Thermo Scientific Logo

Date & Time Topic Presenter
Sunday, October, 20th 2019
2.30 PM

Monday, October, 21st 2019
4.30 PM
Colibri - The perfect match for recycled material Jutta Albertin,
European Product Manager CCM
Konica Minolta Logo

Date & Time Topic Presenter
Thursday, October, 17th 2019
11.30 AM
2.30 PM
On a journey to a carbon neutral world Dr. Lars Börger,
Vice President Brand Owner Management Renewable Polymers and Chemicals, NESTE
Neste Logo

Date & Time Topic Presenter
Thursday, October, 17th 2019
4.30 PM
Recycling of halogen-free flame retarded plastics Prof. Dr. Rudolf Pfaendner, Division Director Plastics, Fraunhofer Fraunhofer LBF Logo

Date & Time Topic Presenter
Saturday, October 19th 2019
11.30 AM
EcoCircle – Clariant’s new Circular Plastics Economy initiative Richard Haldimann,
Head of New Business Development & Business Incubator
Clariant Logo

Date & Time Topic Presenter
Saturday, October, 19th 2019
2.30 PM
Clariant & APK: bringing polyolefins back into high value packaging together. Hagen Hanel
Head of Plastics Recycling Innovation Center, APK AG
APK Logo

Product Highlights

Press Corner

Hans Bohnen - Member of the Executive Committee

In more than two decades of chemical industry experience, Hans Bohnen held several senior positions in Research & Development and Operations before joining Clariant in 2010 as Senior Vice President and Head of the Masterbatches Business Unit. Hans was appointed Head of Clariant Global Business Services in 2015, before taking up his current role of Chief Operating Officer (COO) in 2018. As member of the executive committee, his responsibilities include overseeing all Clariant Business Units, as well as managing the company’s Latin America and North America operations.

Lynette Chung - Head of Sustainability Strategy & Advocacy

Lynette Chung believes in delivering change where it is most needed, with a focus on collaboration. As Head of Corporate Sustainability Strategy & Advocacy at Clariant, Lynette draws on her extensive experience in environmental, social, industrial and trade policy affairs to drive strategic initiatives and advocacy at a global level. She is the co-founder of Clariant’s EcoTain label and led Clariant’s listing on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index in 2013. Lynette is a member of several working groups in the European chemical industry association, Cefic.

Richard Haldimann - Head of Innovation Excellence & Business Incubator

Richard Haldimann PhD is an ‘out-of-the-box’ thinker, passionate about innovation and sustainability. He has a chemistry background and hands-on expertise in identifying and developing sustainable growth opportunities. He was also part of the founding team of the startup XiMo and sits on the board of the ETHZ spinout Haelixa AG.

Bernd Högemann - Head of Business Unit Masterbatches

Bernd Högemann PhD is Senior Vice President and General Manager at Clariant’s Masterbatches Business Unit, which is recognized as a global leader in color and additive concentrates and performance solutions for plastics. Bernd combines his academic insights into psychology with his extensive experience within corporate planning and strategic development, and a personal passion for plastics recycling, to drive his current responsibilities at Clariant.

Ed Gallagher - Head of Marketing Business Unit Pigments

Ed Gallagher is Head of Marketing, Business Unit Pigments, at Clariant, spending his time enthusiastically immersed in a world of color. Ed is an expert in sustainable high-performance colorants and is focused on business management and development, initiating growth in areas including pharmaceuticals, personal care and food ingredients. Previously, Ed held positions with BASF and Syngenta.

Stephan Lynen - Head of Business Unit Additives

As Head of Clariant’s Additives Business Unit, Stephan Lynen is responsible for the strategic development of BU Additives across regions and segments, focused on improving additives to enhance recyclability. His two decades of experience working with Clariant in multiple business units across the company in the Asia Pacific region, Turkey and Europe give Stephan a unique perspective for energetically embracing challenges and implementing change.

 

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Our commitment to sustainability

As a supplier to value chains in various industries, Clariant has an important role to play in developing products and solutions that support greater environmental awareness, related regulation, and the transition from a linear to a circular, resource-efficient economy. We take our role in protecting the planet and resources seriously and our commitment to addressing sustainability challenges is very much embedded in our company- it’s a pillar of our strategy.

First insights

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Why Does It Pay to Focus on Sustainability?
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Where Can Chemistry Help Close the Plastics Loop?

Additional Links

  • Discover EcoTain®

    The journey to a better tomorrow starts by addressing challenges today. We live in a world today faced with a growing number of critical issues and increasing demands. At Clariant, we see ourselves on a long journey. A journey, on which we meet challenges through changes to our way of thinking—and to our way of acting at every level from the individual, environmental and societal to the economic.

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  • Product Sustainability Designators

    Responding to market and customer demand, Clariant highlights products for renewables, water savings and plastics circularity with sustainability trade names.

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Clariant media event

Clariant welcomes editors to speak to several Clariant leaders and learn more about Clariant’s business strategies for 2019 and beyond.

Date: Thursday, October 17th, 2019
Program: 8:15 AM media breakfast followed by media conference at 9:00 AM
Venue: Clariant booth hall 8A, booth J11

Registrations: Please contact Stefanie Nehlsen using the contact box below.