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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 Ratings3.8

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2020)17,007(-1%)
Job Openings27
Revenue (FY, 2018)CHF6.6 B(+4%)
Share Price (Sept 2020)CHF18.3
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 CHF6.62 b in FY, 2018 which is a 3.9% increase from the previous period.
CHF

Revenue (H1, 2019)

2.2b

Gross profit (H1, 2019)

696.0m

Gross profit margin (H1, 2019), %

31.2%

Net income (H1, 2019)

(133.0m)

EBITDA (H1, 2019)

102.0m

EBIT (H1, 2019)

(47.0m)

Market capitalization (23-Sept-2020)

6.0b

Closing stock price (23-Sept-2020)

18.3

Cash (30-Jun-2019)

509.0m

EV

7.9b
Clariant's current market capitalization is CHF6 b.
Annual
CHFFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

5.8b6.4b6.6b

Revenue growth, %

9%4%

Cost of goods sold

4.1b4.5b4.7b

Gross profit

1.8b1.9b1.9b
Half Year
CHFH1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Revenue

2.9b3.1b3.4b2.2b

Cost of goods sold

2.0b2.2b2.4b1.5b

Gross profit

918.0m953.0m1.0b696.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

32%30%30%31%
Annual
CHFFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

1.0b701.0m833.0m

Accounts Receivable

1.0b1.1b1.0b

Inventories

816.0m952.0m1.0b

Current Assets

3.5b3.3b3.3b
Half Year
CHFH1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Cash

896.0m591.0m521.0m509.0m

Accounts Receivable

970.0m1.1b1.1b686.0m

Inventories

845.0m913.0m1.0b702.0m

Current Assets

3.2b3.1b3.2b2.3b
Annual
CHFFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

263.0m302.0m356.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

265.0m301.0m325.0m

Inventories

(20.0m)(125.0m)(156.0m)

Accounts Payable

17.0m38.0m121.0m
Half Year
CHFH1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2019

Net Income

128.0m153.0m(101.0m)

Depreciation and Amortization

128.0m138.0m184.0m

Inventories

(55.0m)(101.0m)(62.0m)

Accounts Payable

(91.0m)7.0m(84.0m)
CHFH1, 2016

Revenue/Employee

169.9k

Debt/Equity

1.1 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

3.2 x
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Clariant Operating Metrics

FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Production Sites

120 125 125

Production Volume, tons

4.09 m4.60 m4.34 m

Technical Centers

50 50 50

Trademarks

8.30 k8.90 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 Cybersecurity Score

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75/100

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Clariant Revenue Breakdown

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Clariant revenue breakdown by business segment: 25.1% from Care Chemicals, 40.8% from Plastics & Coating , 21.0% from Natural Resources and 13.0% from Catalysis

Clariant revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 7.3% from MEA, 35.1% from Europe, 19.6% from North America, 26.4% from Asia/Pacific and 11.7% from Latin America

Human Capital Metrics

Clariant's employees are reported to be approximately 22% female and 78% male.
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Clariant Online and Social Media Presence

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Clariant News and Updates

Clariant to Build New High-Tech Production Site for Catofi Catalysts in Jiaxing, Zhejiang Province, China

Clariant, a focused, sustainable and innovative specialty chemical company, today announced the construction of a new state-of-the-art catalyst production site in China. This project represents a significant investment which further strengthens Clariant’s position in China and enhances its ability t…

Clariant advances its strategic growth in China announcing new R&D Partnership with top ranked Tianjin University

Clariant Catalysts and Tianjin University (TJU) put the spotlight on the future development and commercialization of new catalytic solutions to better serve the needs of the Chinese market. They announced a long-term, strategic partnership that will focus on the research and development of new catal…

Clariant launches next generation phosphate ester for metal working formulations, based on renewable source

Clariant, supplier of sustainable ingredients and solutions for the Industrial Lubricants Segment has launched a new and innovative phosphate ester offering outstanding performance and superior sustainability in metal working fluid formulations.

CCI approves SABIC’s incremental acquisition in Clariant AG

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved SABIC International’s (SABIC BV) incremental acquisition in Clariant AG.

Clariant forges strategic partnership with Chemtex in China for its Sunliquid technology

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.

Clariant Chemicals’ Q1 Sales Stood at RS 128.9 Crores

Clariant Chemicals (India) Limited, a focused, sustainable and innovative specialty chemical company today announced its first quarter financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2020. The company reported profit before tax of Rs. 4.1 crore for the quarter ended June 2020, as compared to profit…
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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 CHF6.6 b.

  • What is Clariant revenue per employee?

    Latest Clariant revenue per employee is CHF389.4 k.

  • Who are Clariant competitors?

    Competitors of Clariant include Johnson Matthey, Roechling Group and Honeywell.

  • 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.