Tag: Clariant

Slovakia’s Enviral licenses Clariant’s sunliquid technology

Slovakia’s Enviral licenses Clariant’s sunliquid technology

September 18, 2017 |

In Germany, Enviral has acquired a license to use Clariant’s sunliquid technology as part of its goal to realize a full scale commercial cellulosic ethanol plant for the commercial production of cellulosic ethanol from agricultural residues. This new plant will be owned and operated by Enviral and is planned to be integrated into the existing […]

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Clariant cellulosic ethanol donation: 1,000 Malagasy Families Cooking Safer, Cleaner

Clariant cellulosic ethanol donation: 1,000 Malagasy Families Cooking Safer, Cleaner

June 11, 2017 |

In Germany, Clariant and Project Gaia announced the donation of approximately 24m3 of cellulosic ethanol from Clariant’s pre-commercial sunliquid plant in Straubing, Germany to a commercial ethanol cooking program in Madagascar, run by Project Gaia’s partner, Clean Cooking Madagascar (CCM). The donation will provide a month’s worth of cooking fuel for 1,000 Malagasy families. The […]

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Clariant sales jump sharply in Q1 2017 

Clariant sales jump sharply in Q1 2017 

April 30, 2017 |

In Germany, Clariant announced Q1 2017 sales of CHF 1.602 billion compared to CHF 1.478 billion in the first quarter of 2016. This corresponds to an increase of 9 % in local currency and 8 % in Swiss francs. The sales growth was driven by higher volumes across all Business Areas and increased by 3 […]

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Clariant launches new generation of reforming catalysts with ReforMax LDP Plus

Clariant launches new generation of reforming catalysts with ReforMax LDP Plus

March 19, 2017 |

In Germany, Clariant has launched of a new generation of high-performance catalysts for the steam reforming process in the production of hydrogen, ammonia and methanol. The new ReforMax 330 LDP Plus and ReforMax 210 LDP Plus catalysts are designed with a unique and innovative 8-hole flower-like configuration that ensures an extremely low pressure drop in […]

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Hi-performance tech package: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Clariant’s sunliquid process

Hi-performance tech package: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Clariant’s sunliquid process

December 1, 2016 |

Clariant’s sunliquid technology for the conversion of lignocellulosic biomass into sugars, followed by fermentation to cellulosic ethanol, is flexible to be used to convert different feedstocks on a regional basis, for example corn stover in North America, bagasse in South America or wheat straw in Europe and can be adapted to various plant concepts. The production […]

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Global Bioenergies and Clariant announce first isobutene production from wheat straw hydrolysate

Global Bioenergies and Clariant announce first isobutene production from wheat straw hydrolysate

September 28, 2016 |

In France, Global Bioenergies and Clariant are proud to announce the first isobutene production from a wheat straw hydrolysate, in the industrial pilot of Pomacle Bazancourt. This success is the result of a collaboration initiated more than 18 months ago, and has been made possible by combining Clariant’s proprietary process, allowing for the conversion of […]

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Clariant joins Carbon2Chem project to reduce steel CO2 emissions 

Clariant joins Carbon2Chem project to reduce steel CO2 emissions 

July 3, 2016 |

In Germany, Clariant announces its participation in the Carbon2Chem project, a cross-industry project for the reduction of industrial CO2 emissions of industrial facilities for steel production. The project aims at transforming smelting gases from the steel industry into valuable chemicals. Currently, these chemicals are only used energetically – as a source of power generation in […]

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Clariant, Scania cut CO2 emissions 90% via sunliquid cellulosic ethanol 

May 22, 2016 |

In Brazil, Clariant reports that its partnership with Scania for the ethanol-powered trucks used at the Clariant Suzano plant has reduced CO2 emissions by approximately 90%. The ethanol fuel used is manufactured with the Master Batch ED 95 additive produced by Clariant in Brazil. The ethanol fuel used by the Scania trucks contains the Master […]

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Clariant to scale up Gevo’s technology

Clariant to scale up Gevo’s technology

May 19, 2016 |

In Colorado, Gevo Inc. had announced that it has entered into an agreement with Clariant Corp., one of the world’s leading specialty chemical companies, to develop catalysts to enable Gevo’s ethanol-to-olefins (ETO) technology. As previously disclosed, Gevo’s ETO technology, which uses ethanol as a feedstock, produces tailored mixes of propylene, isobutylene and hydrogen, which are […]

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Clariant’s sunliquid technology price competitive with Brazilian sugarcane ethanol

Clariant’s sunliquid technology price competitive with Brazilian sugarcane ethanol

April 25, 2016 |

In Brazil, testing on Clariant’s sunliquid technology has confirmed that the cost per liter of cellulosic ethanol can achieve price competitiveness with sugarcane ethanol prices in Brazil. Clariant’s testing evaluated over 40 containers of sugargane bagasse and tops & leaves from Brazil at its pilot and precommercial facilities in Germany, and achieved a yield of […]

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