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Clariant Oil Services acquires chemical storage and packaging facility in Broussard, Louisiana

  • Increased customer responsiveness and improved distribution capacity to serve the Offshore Gulf of Mexico and Louisiana / Texas Gulf Coast land based customers

Houston, TX, March 19, 2015 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces the acquisition of a chemical storage and packaging facility in Broussard, Louisiana. The transaction includes key personnel, laboratory, production, and storage facilities for supplying the Offshore Shelf, Deep Water, and Louisiana / Texas Gulf Coast land based markets.

"Combined with our existing blending facility in Reserve, Louisiana, Clariant's new Broussard facility significantly expands our capacity to serve the customers in the Region" says Doug Hayes, Global Head of Clariant Oil Services. "The facility specializes in Deep Water product filtration and repackaging. The facility's fully equipped Analytical and QC laboratories add to Clariant's already extensive local, regional, and global laboratory service capabilities."

The Broussard facility includes a 2000 sq. ft. analytical laboratory, 1800 sq. ft. quality control laboratory, and 400,000 gallons total chemical storage.

Hayes concludes, "This latest acquisition is just one more example of our growing commitment to serving customers in the Louisiana and Texas markets."

Please contact North American Communications Head Aimee Hawkins, +1-704-331-7143) for more information.

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