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Catalysis

The Business Area Catalysis is the smallest within Clariant in terms of sales but is highly profitable with high growth rates and relatively low cyclicality.

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Business Area Catalysis includes Business Unit Catalysts and Business Line Biofuels & Derivatives contributing significantly to value creation in our customers’ operations, ensuring that finite raw materials and energy are used efficiently and effectively, ensuring quality and yield of processes.

Customer Segments
  • Chemical production (Petro, Olefin and Derivatives, Polyolefin, Industrial gases, Hydrogen, Refinery)
  • Fuel processing
  • Custom catalysts
  • Second-generation biofuels 
  • Biochemical intermediates
Business Driver
  • Improving energy efficiency in chemical production
  • Decarbonization of the transport sector
  • Sustainable, emission-free mobility solutions
  • Circular economy solutions through the extensive use of renewable resources
  • Increasing legal requirements for renewable energy sources