Sunday, October 3, 2010

>CLARIANT CHEMICALS: Capitalising on consumption boom

Supplier of specialty chemicals for value addition in host of consumption categories

Clariant Chemicals (India) (CCIL), a 63.4%
subsidiary of Clariant AG, Switzerland, is a
leading specialty chemicals companies. India is witnessing one of the best growth rates ever
seen in consumption in various sectors including automobiles, paints, personal care, food
and beverages or textiles. With demand growing at a fast clip, CCIL is ideally placed to
capitalise on this favourable trend as it caters to most of the consumption categories.

Most of CCIL’s portfolio consists of specialty of products enjoying strong brand
and tremendous customer loyalty due to superior quality and technology. As the
consumption boom gathers steam, demand for value-added and well-finished products
will expand at a faster rate than the category growth. Hence, the company’s products
will enjoy faster growth.

The textile business of CCIL enhances the properties of apparel and other textiles in
applications as diverse as high fashion, home textiles, and special technical textiles. The
company is also a leading manufacturer and supplier of pigments and its preparations for
manufacturing paints, plastics, printing inks, cosmetics, detergents or special applications
like latex, and viscose. Its high performance pigments meet the exacting demands of the
automotive, coil and coating industries.

To read the full report: CCIL