Clariant Presents "Effects that Perform, Chemistry that Cares" at Techtextil 2013

Singapore  – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, invites the technical textile sector to discover "effects that perform, chemistry that cares" at Techtextil 2013 from June 10 - 13 in Frankfurt, Germany.

Visitors need look no further than Clariant's Booth B33 (Hall 3) for a host of opportunities to achieve cutting-edge functionality with solutions that also address market and consumer demand for products that are safer for people and kinder to the environment. Clariant's broad portfolio of innovative, effect-promoting dyes and finishes is highly-valued among the technical textile sector for its focus on safety and ecology, as well as its contribution to improving manufacturing efficiency. Featured highlights at the show will include:

• Flame retardant solutions that are halogen-free* - Pekoflam®

• Stability and resistance while reducing or eliminating the release of formaldehyde - APPRETAN® E and APPRETAN® NF

• Fluorine-free chemistry for durable water repellency with - Arkophob® FFR

• Uncompromising repellency and release with PFOA-free* C6 chemistry - Nuva® N

Clariant thus proves to be the system supplier of choice for textile mills and nonwoven manufacturers in the area of technical textiles because of its broad portfolio of innovative materials and finishes, and ability to deliver tailor-made solutions for specific sectors.

"Clariant's commitment to establishing long-lasting customer relationships, backed by extensive customer service and support, ensures we deliver products that not only advance the performance of technical textiles with measurable benefits but also assist producers in adopting more sustainable operations and processes. These are key elements for our customers' success in today's challenging business environment," comments Jochen Schmidt, Head of Technical Service EMEA, Textile Chemicals Business Unit, Clariant.

* below limit of detection

® Trademark Of Clariant Registered In Many Countries.

Clariant presents "effects that perform, chemistry that cares" at Techtextil 2013Techtextil 2013, Messe Frankfurt,

June 11-13, 2013. Hall 3.0 Booth B33.

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Clariant is a globally leading specialty chemicals company, based in Muttenz near Basel/Switzerland. On December 31, 2012 the company employed a total workforce of 21,202. In the financial year 2012, Clariant recorded sales of CHF 6.038 billion for its continuing businesses. The company reports in four business areas: Care Chemicals, Catalysis & Energy, Natural Resources, Plastics & Coatings. Clariant’s corporate strategy is based on four pillars: managing businesses for profitability, research & development and innovation, growth in emerging markets, and repositioning of the portfolio.

As a global leader in specialty chemicals and dyes, Clariant's Textile Chemicals Business Unit is committed to establishing long-lasting customer relationships based on our proven expertise, innovation and sustainability. Customers prefer to work with us because we identify their needs early on and provide outstanding, customized products along the entire textile processing chain. We boost our customers‘ creativity and efficiency with creative solutions that add value to their own products and services with a strong focus on sustainability, combining profitable growth with social and environmental responsibility. Wherever you are and whatever you do, Clariant is always…Close to you!

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