Clariant Capacity Expansion for Pigments Approved
- 50% capacity expansion at Azo pigments and pigments preparation plants in Roha, India approved
- Supports emerging market with low VOC pigment preparations
Muttenz, July 31, 2013 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, is proceeding with a 50% expansion in capacity at its Azo pigments and pigment preparations plants in Roha, India, underlining the company’s commitment to provide customers in the region with high quality products specifically tailored to their needs.This recently approved investment will also enhance the capabilities and output at the site in a sustainable manner by reducing energy consumption and expanding the range of low VOC-containing Pigments Preparations offered to the market.
These latest investments are intended to support the strong market growth in India. They also mark another step in Clariant’s efforts to enhance its on-the-ground presence and offer more intimate customer service to customers in the emerging Indian and Asian markets. Clariant is in the process of doubling its marketing and sales organization in India, China and Indonesia throughout 2013.
“Our on-going efforts to strengthen our presence in India are part of a broader commitment to meet growing demand here and in the rest of the region, and to give customers access to high quality, sustainable products and technical support tailored to their local product development needs,” comments Marco Cenisio, Senior Vice President & General Manager Business Units Pigments, Clariant.