As one of the world’s leading specialty chemical companies, Clariant contributes to value creation with innovative and sustainable solutions. One of Clariant’s main business areas focuses on producing superior-quality additives for coatings in applications such as flame retardants, performance additives, and advance surface solutions.
At Clariant, our Additives solutions help our customers select the right products for their coatings. Our customer-centric approach allows for close cooperation in developing new solutions that give customers the essential edge in the market. Our leading-edge waxes, polymer additives and state-of-the-art flame retardants for the coatings industry are designed with a customer- and solution-focused approach to better protect, enhance, and beautify surfaces.
Under the tradename Exolit® Clariant offers a distinctive range of nonhalogenated flame retardants solutions providing more environmentally compatible fire protection for buildings, electric and electronic equipment as well as aeroplanes, trains, buses, and ships.
We offer a wide range of light and heat stabilizer chemistries adapted and formulated for use in modern coating systems, that help deliver sustainable solutions for tomorrow. In addition to single additives, Clariant offers under its AddWorks® brand, ready-to-use additive solutions that lower total cost of ownership, reduce process complexity, and allows you to fully focus your workforce and assets on your business.
Advanced Surface Solutions
Clariant offers a comprehensive range of specialty waxes to boost surface improvements in coatings and inks application. This portfolio of synthetic and semi synthetic waxes consists of five well established product lines: Ceridust®, Licocare®, Licocene®, Licotas™ and Licowax®.
EcoTain® is our label for sustainability excellence products and solutions. Many of our paints and coatings ingredients carry the EcoTain label; each of these products goes through a systematic, in-depth screening process using 36 criteria in all three sustainability dimensions, i.e. social, environmental, and economic. By uncovering value-adding benefits, EcoTain empowers our clients to differentiate at the market and contributes to achieving their sustainability targets, ultimately helping safeguard the health of the people who produce them as well as those who use them.