Tag: Clariant

Clariant, Technip Energies new tech reduces steam methane reforming’s CO2 footprint

Clariant, Technip Energies new tech reduces steam methane reforming’s CO2 footprint

November 14, 2021 |

In Minnesota, Clariant and Technip Energies launched EARTH: Pioneering technology to reduce the CO2 footprint of steam methane reforming. The drop-in solution offers producers a cost-efficient way to save energy or to increase capacity with a decreased CO2 footprint and first commercial use has shown drastic reductions in CO2 emissions, fuel consumption, and pressure drop […]

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Major chemical companies to establish low carbon development platform

Major chemical companies to establish low carbon development platform

November 4, 2021 |

In Germany, Clariant has reached an agreement with the World Economic Forum and major chemical companies to establish a breakthrough development platform by 2023. A Project Development Company will be designed as a new stand-alone entity operating on a pre-competitive basis and supporting partners in setting set-up joint projects aiming to share early-stage development risks […]

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Big Cellulosic: Inside the Clariant cellulosic ethanol at Podari, Romania

Big Cellulosic: Inside the Clariant cellulosic ethanol at Podari, Romania

October 20, 2021 |

Special to The Digest Fueled by a need for more efficient and sustainable solutions, industries across the globe are changing the materials they use. This demand has created an opportunity for renewable raw materials to emerge as an innovative solution to sustainable energy and production needs. Sustainability is one of Clariant’s strategic pillars, including a […]

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Clariant completes construction of 1st commercial Sunliquid cellulosic ethanol plant

Clariant completes construction of 1st commercial Sunliquid cellulosic ethanol plant

October 17, 2021 |

Here comes the sun…the sunliquid that is. From Switzerland-based Clariant comes news that construction is complete first commercial Sunliquid plant for the production of cellulosic ethanol from agricultural residues. Where? In Podari, Romania where the EUR 140 million facility (about $162 million USD) will be operational in the fourth quarter processing approx. 250,000 tons of […]

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Clariant still plans to commission Romanian 2G ethanol plant by year’s end

Clariant still plans to commission Romanian 2G ethanol plant by year’s end

September 27, 2021 |

In Romania, after four years of construction, Romania Insider reports that Clariant plans to complete its EUR140 million cellulosic ethanol facility this year, not only completing construction but also commissioning start up. Around 80,000 metric tons of straw will be collected during this current harvest season from 20 different partners to supply the facility’s startup. […]

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Clariant gains full ownership of Brazil natural ingredients firm

Clariant gains full ownership of Brazil natural ingredients firm

August 30, 2021 |

In Brazil, Swiss specialty chemical Clariant has bought out the 70% of shares it did not already own in Beraca, a manufacturer of natural ingredients for the personal care industry, from company’s founders.  Beraca produces natural ingredients for the personal care sector, including inter alia fats, oils and botanicals, which are all collected and extracted […]

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Clariant and India Glycols form biobased ethylene oxide joint venture

Clariant and India Glycols form biobased ethylene oxide joint venture

July 5, 2021 |

In India, Clariant and India Glycols have established a joint venture to produce biobased ethylene oxide derivatives for the Indian home and personal care markets. The JV, Clariant IGL Specialty Chemicals Private Limited, is 51% owned by Clariant and has about 200 employees. It combines India Glycols’ biobased EO derivatives business, which operates an alkoxylation […]

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Clariant and India Glycols finalize 51/49 JV for renewable ethylene oxide derivatives

Clariant and India Glycols finalize 51/49 JV for renewable ethylene oxide derivatives

July 1, 2021 |

In Germany, Clariant and India Glycols Limited (IGL announced the successful creation of their 51-49% joint venture for renewable ethylene oxide (EO) derivatives after receiving all necessary regulatory approvals. The joint venture will operate under the name Clariant IGL Specialty Chemicals Private Limited. Originally announced in March 2021, the joint venture is now effective and […]

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Clariant supporting Pertamina in exploring feasibility of sunliquid plant

Clariant supporting Pertamina in exploring feasibility of sunliquid plant

April 19, 2021 |

In Germany, Clariant, a focused, sustainable, and innovative specialty chemical company, is working with Indonesia’s state-owned oil and gas corporation, Pertamina, since 2018 to evaluate and test the feasibility of Clariant’s sunliquid technology to process available regional feedstocks in Indonesia into the advanced biofuel, cellulosic ethanol. Indonesia has a vast potential of untapped biomass, from […]

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Clariant and India Glycols Limited create JV for renewable ethylene oxide derivatives

Clariant and India Glycols Limited create JV for renewable ethylene oxide derivatives

March 11, 2021 |

In Germany, Clariant and India Glycols Limited (IGL) announced a strategic partnership to establish a 51-49% joint venture in renewable ethylene oxide (EO) derivatives. By combining production and distribution capacity, the joint venture is expected to become a leading supplier of renewable materials to the rapidly growing consumer care market in India and neighboring countries, […]

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