Clariant Corp.

4000 Monroe Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28205 US



As Seen In Plastics Technology

DSM Acquires Part of Clariant’s 3D Printing Business Portfolio
The agreement allows DSM to offer customers rapid product development iterations for filaments and pellets based on application needs.

Additives: NIR-Detectable Black Masterbatch Technology Make Dark Colors More Recyclable
Clariant ColorWorks develops dark colorants without carbon black for PET, HDPE and PP. 

Clariant Partners with McDermott to Develop Next-Generation Phthalate-Free PP Catalysts
Clariant’s PolyMax 600 Series phthalate-free PP catalysts aimed at meeting the most demanding customer toxicity requirements.

Clariant and Floreon to Collaborate on 'Performance' Biopolymers
A collaboration between Clariant and Floreon aims at expanding high-performance biopolymer applications to more markets.

Materials: Modified PEBA and TPU Medical Compounds Resist Hydrolytic Degradation
Clariant’s new Mevopur medical compounds allow for high loadings of radiopaque metals.

Materials: Medical-Grade Compounds with Degradation Resistance and Enhanced for Laser Marking and Welding
Clariant is adding two new series to its Mevopur porfolio and marking its 10th year at MD&M West with the theme, The Color of Innovation – The Science of Design.

3d-printed shoe

Key Polymer Additive Manufacturing Highlights from Formnext 2019
Lots of new technology and advances from material and additive manufacturing system providers. 

Clariant's Exolit OP Maintains Flame-Retardant Rating After Recycling
Fraunhofer LBF Institute verifies Exolit OP’s performance in recycled glass-filled nylons 6 and 66. 

Clariant Examines the Role of Color in a 'Circular Economy'
Top Clariant pigment expert sums up color compatibility with the plastics circular economy with a focus on packaging.

SABIC Defers Discussions with Clariant on Merger with its Specialties Business
Continuation of discussions welcome by SABIC when market conditions improve.

SABIC thermocomp

NPE2018: News in Materials & Additives
Here’s more news in engineering resins, TPEs, bioplastics, polyolefin film grades, PVC, and a range of additives from the Big Show not reported in all our other previous coverage.

Additives: High-Performance Lubricants for Automotive and More
Clariant’s unique crude rice bran wax reportedly outperforms lubricants based on Montan wax. 

Additives: New Additives for BOPP, Wire/Cable, FR Nylon
Dow Performance Silicones (formerly Dow Corning) has non-migrating slip additive for BOPP, an improved FR synergist for nylon; and a process aid for W&C.

Materials: Customized 3D Printing Filaments from New Business Unit
Clariant’s new 3D printing business unit 3D prints and tests all of its materials to ensure printability and consistent high quality. 


K 2016 Preview: Materials & Additives
Driving the wide range of new developments in engineered plastics and additives are higher performance, safety, and sustainability.

Materials at NPE: New Solutions to Enhance Processing, Performance, Sustainability & Cost
There was no shortage of new thermoplastics and additives covering the full range of end-use applications.

Why Processors Are Rediscovering Liquid Colorants
In extrusion, injection, and blow molding, liquid color is enjoying something of a renaissance. Cost is one reason, but advances in pigments, carriers, delivery systems, and innovative service programs have played a role too.

K 2013 Preview: Materials & Additives
The K 2013 show will present a broad range of engineered plastics materials, including thermoplastic composites, as well as additives. Automotive and electronic applications will be the main targets, as well as medical, packaging, lighting, and construction.

Coupling Agent for PP
A new coupling agent and compatibilizer is specially designed for natural fi bers in polypropylene.

Great Lakes Chemical

K 2004 Wrap-Up on Additives: Problem-Solving Additives Tackle New and Old Challenges
The latest K show was rich in additives that can ease processing and end-use problems of thermoplastics and thermosets.

Additives (K 2001 Preview)
This year’s show will present such a large number of new polymer additives that only a few categories can be covered this month: antioxidants, halogen and non-halogen flame retardants, PVC heat stabilizers, and impact modifiers. Next month, we’ll report on new uv stabilizers, colorants, additive concentrates, lubricants, and more.

Product Categories of Clariant Corp.

Color Dyes, Pigments
Surface Treatment Chemicals, Dispersion Aids (for Fillers, Pigments, Reinforcements)
UV Stabilizers

Trade Names

PV Fast