Tag: Clariant

Clariant on track to finish Romanian sunliquid plant construction by end-2021

Clariant on track to finish Romanian sunliquid plant construction by end-2021

December 2, 2020 |

In Romania, Clariant says it is making good progress with the construction of its sunliquid cellulosic ethanol production plant in Podari, in the southwestern part of Romania, with construction set for completion by the end of 2021. While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to present a challenging situation, Clariant’s team was able to ensure that work […]

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GETEC says biomass cogen plant at Clariant’s Romanian sunliquid plant on target

GETEC says biomass cogen plant at Clariant’s Romanian sunliquid plant on target

October 14, 2020 |

In Romania, Business Review reports GETEC has already completed several important phases of construction for the biomass-based cogeneration plant that will provide energy for the Clariant sunliquid project under development. Boiler installation began last month while this month work on the water treatment plan has begun. In early 2021, the steam supply installation will be […]

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Clariant and Chemtex team on developing sunliquid in China

Clariant and Chemtex team on developing sunliquid in China

August 18, 2020 |

In China, Clariant’s Business Line Biofuels and Derivatives announced on August 15 during a joint presentation at the 7th Asia-Pacific Biomass Utilization Summit in Guangzhou that a strategic partnership has been formed with Chemtex Global Corporation for the realization of second-generation biofuel projects. Under the partnership, the two parties will collaborate to market and sell […]

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Clariant expects Romanian sunliquid plant to be online by Q4 2021

Clariant expects Romanian sunliquid plant to be online by Q4 2021

August 5, 2020 |

In Romania, Romania Insider reports Clariant expects to commission its sunliquid plant in Podari by Q4 2021. The EUR140 million facility was expected to be online this year but even so, the company’s CFO says construction is progressing well. When online, it will produce 50,000 metric tons of cellulosic ethanol annually. A total of EUR40 […]

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Clariant licenses sunliquid® cellulosic ethanol technology for Bulgarian facility

Clariant licenses sunliquid® cellulosic ethanol technology for Bulgarian facility

July 27, 2020 |

In Bulgaria, Clariant, and Eta Bio, a company of the Pavlovi family, running a leading business in the agricultural sector in Bulgaria, announced that a license agreement for the sunliquid cellulosic ethanol technology has been signed. Eta Bio has been recently established with the purpose to construct, own and operate a full-scale commercial plant for […]

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Clariant teams with Ineratec to commercialize containerized GTL technology

Clariant teams with Ineratec to commercialize containerized GTL technology

June 17, 2020 |

In Germany, Chemical Engineering Online reports that Clariant has teamed up with Ineratec, a spinoff of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, to commercialize the latter’s gas-to-liquid technology. Clariant brings to the partnership extensive catalysis expertise as well as syngas upgrading and conditioning technology. Ineratec’s containerized technology is adept for decentralized installations producing liquid fuels from green […]

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Clariant and CropEnergies team on disinfectant production in Germany

Clariant and CropEnergies team on disinfectant production in Germany

April 8, 2020 |

In Germany, Clariant together with CropEnergies has started monthly production of 2 million liters of disinfectant at Clariant’s facilities in Gendorf, Germany. This disinfectant is then directly or via repacking partners provided to regional hospitals and other vital institutions in Bavaria, who are currently facing limited availability of this critical product during the COVID-19 outbreak. […]

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Limited Biofuels M&A Activity in 2019, Stage Set for Potentially Busy 2020

Limited Biofuels M&A Activity in 2019, Stage Set for Potentially Busy 2020

February 18, 2020 |

By Bruce Comer, Founder and Managing Director, Ocean Park Special to The Digest Slowdown in North American biofuels Mergers and Acquisitions as thin margins and policy uncertainty hung over industry. Biofuels Merger and Acquisition (M&A) activity in North America was subdued in 2019. Only four operating biodiesel, ethanol and advanced biofuels plants were sold during […]

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Clariant expands activated bleaching earths production capacity in Spain to supply EMEA edible oil and biofuel markets

Clariant expands activated bleaching earths production capacity in Spain to supply EMEA edible oil and biofuel markets

February 11, 2020 |

In Spain, Clariant continues to boost the supply of high-quality activated bleaching earths to the edible oil and biofuel markets in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, with additional capacity now on stream in Yuncos, Spain, and an extended portfolio of advanced purification products for local customers. Rising interest in biofuel usage, throughout the EU, […]

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Clariant expands production and launches new products for edible oils and biofuels market

Clariant expands production and launches new products for edible oils and biofuels market

February 9, 2020 |

In Switzerland, Clariant is investing in additional production capacity at their Yuncos, Spain plant for edible oils and biofuels market products, is adding a new product line that extends their portfolio of highly activated bleaching earths, and is adding production & service closer to customers in Spain of products for 3-MCPD reduction in edible oils. […]

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