Clariant has expanded its global production capabilities to support customers in the Greater China region with the inauguration of a new pigments facility.
The new plant in DaGang in the city of Tianjin, which came on-stream end of 2011, is a joint-venture between Clariant and Tianjin Bohai Chemical Industry Company with a total investment of approximately $19 million. Clariant also operates a powder pigment plant in Hangzhou.
The new facility will produce pigment preparations in liquid and solid form for applications in the coating, plastics and printing industries, and for consumer products and industrial special applications. It includes 16 production lines, and warehouse, laboratories and office space, occupying a surface of 13,000 square meters.
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