is a globally leading specialty chemical company, based in Muttenz near
Basel/Switzerland. The company reports in four business areas: Care
Chemicals, Catalysis, Natural Resources, and Plastics & Coatings.
Clariant's corporate strategy is based on five pillars: focus on innovation
through R&D, add value with sustainability, reposition portfolio,
intensify growth, and increase profitability. The business unit Industrial
and Consumer Specialties (ICS) is one of the largest providers of specialty
chemicals and application solutions for consumer care and industrial markets.
Combining market knowledge with high-performance ingredients and formulation
expertise, ICS delivers solutions with the best cost-performance ratios. ICS
is split into the segments Consumer Care and Industrial Applications.
Products in the Consumer Care segment include ingredients for laundry
detergents, fabric softeners, disinfectants and dishwashing detergents to
skin & hair care cosmetics, wet wipes and selected pharmaceuticals, as
well as additives for the agriculture market.