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Clariant is a company that develops, manufactures, distributes, and sells specialty chemicals. The company operates three segments: Care Chemicals, Catalysis, and Natural Resources. It provides flame retardants, polymer additives, and waxes for plastics, coatings, inks, catalysts for petrochemical and refining, synthesis gas, chemical, emissions control, specialty zeolites and zeolite-based, and custom catalysts markets, paper, and detergent additives, PVC stabilizers, BTX-catalysts, and kerosene and jet fuel purification industries. Clariant offers paints and coatings, packaging services, and produces organic pigments, pigment preparations, and dyes for coatings, printing, plastics, and consumer products as well.
TypePublic
Founded1995
HQMuttenz, CH
Websiteclariant.com
Employee Ratings3.7

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2020)17,007(-1%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)CHF4.4 B(-33%)
Share Price (Jan 2021)CHF19.3
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Clariant

Hariolf Kottmann

Hariolf Kottmann

Executive Chairman
Stephan Lynen

Stephan Lynen

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Hans Bohnen

Hans Bohnen

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Bernd Hoegemann

Bernd Hoegemann

Executive Vice President & Chief Transformation Officer
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Clariant Office Locations

Clariant has offices in Muttenz, Pratteln, Albion, Bakersfield and in 198 other locations
Muttenz, CH (HQ)
Rothausstrasse 61
Pratteln, CH
Hardstrasse 61
Comodoro Rivadavia, AR
Fortunato Carante 150
Llavallol, AR
Garibaldi 2401
Rincón de los Sauces, AR
Rincón de los Sauces Ruta Prov. Nº 6 Colectora Norte y Chos Malal
Zárate, AR
Zárate Camino de la Costa Brava km 3 (Panamericana km 91)
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Clariant Financials and Metrics

Clariant Revenue

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Clariant's revenue was reported to be CHF4.40 b in FY, 2019 which is a 33.6% decrease from the previous period.
CHF

Revenue (H1, 2020)

1.9b

Gross profit (H1, 2020)

624.0m

Gross profit margin (H1, 2020), %

32.1%

Net income (H1, 2020)

90.0m

EBITDA (H1, 2020)

292.0m

EBIT (H1, 2020)

154.0m

Market capitalization (19-Jan-2021)

6.3b

Closing stock price (19-Jan-2021)

19.3

Cash (30-Jun-2020)

964.0m

EV

7.7b
Clariant's current market capitalization is CHF6.3 b.
Annual
CHFFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

6.4b6.6b4.4b

Revenue growth, %

9%4%(34%)

Cost of goods sold

4.5b4.7b3.0b

Gross profit

1.9b1.9b1.4b
Half Year
CHFH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Revenue

3.4b2.2b1.9b

Cost of goods sold

2.4b1.5b1.3b

Gross profit

1.0b696.0m624.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

30%31%32%
Annual
CHFFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

701.0m833.0m638.0m

Accounts Receivable

1.1b1.0b680.0m

Inventories

952.0m1.0b651.0m

Current Assets

3.3b3.3b2.7b
Half Year
CHFH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Cash

521.0m509.0m964.0m

Accounts Receivable

1.1b686.0m592.0m

Inventories

1.0b702.0m669.0m

Current Assets

3.2b2.3b2.6b
Annual
CHFFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

302.0m356.0m38.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

301.0m325.0m330.0m

Inventories

(125.0m)(156.0m)(13.0m)

Accounts Payable

38.0m121.0m(19.0m)
Half Year
CHFH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Net Income

211.0m(101.0m)90.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

162.0m184.0m137.0m

Inventories

(122.0m)(62.0m)(56.0m)

Accounts Payable

20.0m(84.0m)(182.0m)
CHFFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

351.2k

Debt/Equity

0.8 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2.8 x
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Clariant Operating Metrics

FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Production Sites

120 125 125 118

Production Volume, tons

4.09 m4.60 m4.34 m4.25 m

Technical Centers

50 50 50 50

Trademarks

8.30 k8.90 k9 k
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Clariant Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Kel-Tech IncSeptember 14, 2016
X-ChemSeptember 14, 2016
Plastichemix IndustriesApril 10, 2014
Sud-ChemieJune 24, 2011
Clariant Additives AG, Muttenz
Clariant Administração de Bens Ltda., São Paulo
Clariant (Argentina) SA, Lomas de Zamora
Clariant (Australia) Pty Ltd, Notting Hill
Clariant Bentonite (Jiangsu) Co., Ltd., Zhenjiang
Clariant Bohai Pigments Preparations (Tianjin) Ltd., Tianjin
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Clariant Revenue Breakdown

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Clariant revenue breakdown by business segment: 42.6% from Natural Resources, 21.0% from Catalysis and 36.4% from Care Chemicals

Clariant revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 26.3% from Asia/Pacific, 19.6% from North America, 41.5% from EMEA and 12.6% from Latin America

Human Capital Metrics

Clariant's employees are reported to be approximately 22% female and 78% male.
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Clariant Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

75/100

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Clariant Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

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Clariant Online and Social Media Presence

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Clariant News and Updates

Insights on the Sodium Cocoyl Glutamate Global Market to 2027 - Featuring Ajinomoto, BASF and Clariant Among Others

Dublin, Jan. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Sodium Cocoyl Glutamate - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The publisher brings years of research experience to the 7th edition of this report. The 278-page report presents concise i…

Global Emission Control Catalyst Market Report 2021: Technology Landscape, Trends and Opportunities 2013-2024 Featuring BASF, Johnson Matthey, Solvay, Umicore, Corning & Clariant

Dublin, Jan. 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Technology Landscape, Trends and Opportunities in the Global Emission Control Catalyst Market" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The technologies in emission control catalyst has undergone significant changes in recent year…

Global Specialty Chemicals Market Report 2020-2024 with Competitive Landscape Insights Featuring Leading Players - BASF , Dow, Evonik Industries, Solvay, Akzo Nobel and Clariant

DUBLIN, Jan. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Specialty Chemicals Market (by Type & Region): Insights & Forecast with Potential Impact of COVID-19 (2020-2024)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global specialty chemicals market is predicted to reach US$900...…

Clariant AG: SABIC submits agenda items for Clariant’s 26th Annual General Meeting

Muttenz, December 28, 2020– Clariant, a focused, sustainable and innovative specialty chemical company, today announced that its major shareholder SABIC has submitted the following two items for the agenda of the 26th Annual General Meeting of shareholders which is currently scheduled to take place …

Clariant appoints Conrad Keijzer as Chief Executive Officer

Muttenz, December 9, 2020 – Clariant, a focused, sustainable and innovative specialty chemical company, today announced that Conrad Keijzer will become Clariant’s new Chief Executive Officer. The Board of Directors has appointed him in its meeting yesterday evening. Conrad Keijzer will officially jo…

Global Automotive Catalyst Market Insights & Forecast Report 2020-2024 Featuring BASF, Cummins, Tenneco, Johnson Matthey, Clariant AG and Umicore

DUBLIN, Dec. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Automotive Catalyst Market (by Metal, Vehicle Type and Region): Insights & Forecast with Potential Impact of COVID-19 (2020-2024)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global automotive catalyst market is expected...
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Clariant Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Clariant founded?

    Clariant was founded in 1995.

  • Who are Clariant key executives?

    Clariant's key executives are Hariolf Kottmann, Stephan Lynen and Hans Bohnen.

  • How many employees does Clariant have?

    Clariant has 17,007 employees.

  • What is Clariant revenue?

    Latest Clariant annual revenue is CHF4.4 b.

  • What is Clariant revenue per employee?

    Latest Clariant revenue per employee is CHF258.7 k.

  • Who are Clariant competitors?

    Competitors of Clariant include Avery Dennison, Johnson Matthey and Roechling Group.

  • Where is Clariant headquarters?

    Clariant headquarters is located at Rothausstrasse 61, Muttenz.

  • Where are Clariant offices?

    Clariant has offices in Muttenz, Pratteln, Albion, Bakersfield and in 198 other locations.

  • How many offices does Clariant have?

    Clariant has 218 offices.