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December 10, 2021 | Switzerland

Colorful solutions for a complex world

The ever-increasing complexity paint and coatings manufacturers face, requires innovative and easy to implement solutions. Clariant is reshaping colorants for the coatings industry; from easy to use and economical pigment preparations as substitutes for obsolete or scarce technologies to the latest cutting-edge digital solutions that render accurate color for a digital world. 

Pigment preparations which cover a broad coatings portfolio of different applications and deliver the best product quality are important, and a trusted partner is essential. Ready-to-use concentrates of highly durable pigments, with particles so small they appear as transparent as dyes, are an innovative solution if you wish to create truly durable transparent coatings in the easiest possible way. And by utilizing the newest 3-D digital scanning technologies, Clariant is delivering tomorrow’s solutions today by introducing a breakthrough in digital color rendering and providing the pigment formulations for virtually any shade imaginable for the coatings industry and beyond.


Franziska Hammerl

Segment head Decorative & Wood Coatings Global Technical Marketing, Clariant, BU Pigments

Franziska joined Clariant in 2018 and has been working as a Technical Marketing Manager for Coatings for BU Pigments since then. Before joining Clariant, she worked as a global product manager and in RD&I for automotive interior coatings, which included general base material development as well as color matching and the development of pigment preparations.

Alexander Wörndle

Segment Head Global Key Accounts & Global Technical Marketing Coatings, Clariant, BU Pigments

Alexander has a University background in colloid and polymer chemistry, is holding a Ph.D. in polymer science from Technische Universität München and has been working with Clariant for more than 15 years, first in various R&D roles relating to pigments, pigment dispersions and dispersants and since 2011 in application engineering roles catering the European and Global Coatings industries.

Bernhard Stengel-Rutkowski

Global Technical Marketing Manager Coatings, Clariant, BU Pigments

Bernhard has been working as Senior Global Technical Marketing Manager for Clariant ́s BU Pigments since 1998, mainly supporting customers in the Automotive Coatings business. He creates the colors in and develops the pigment application details for the bi-annual Automotive Styling Shades Trend book. Additionally, he is exploring ways to display Automotive effect shades on a computer screen with photo-realistic accuracy.

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December 10, 2021 | Switzerland

Colorful solutions for a complex world

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