We provide expertise in the management of whiteness, coloration, special coatings and strength.
As well as enhancing optical and functional properties of all kinds of paper and board, our solutions take into consideration the impact on the environment.
Sustainable paper products are essential for the paper market – whether in food and drug packaging, napkins or newspapers. Clariant’s Sustainability Concept is our commitment towards our customers to continuously innovate and improve our products and services.
Global Clariant initiative to offer improved sustainability to the paper industry
This Clariant initiative is designed to support efforts by its customers in the paper industry to improve the sustainability of their own products and manufacturing processes by providing certified products, expertise and relevant safety data.
Clariant takes a holistic approach focused on the requirements of papermakers and addresses trends in the consumer and supplier markets. The idea of sustainability is one of the key drivers behind the development and improvement of all products, solutions and processes:
- Products: Clariant continuously innovates to make its paper dyes and chemicals more ecological friendly and higher performing. The dyes and chemicals undergo testing by independent laboratories for external certification and are proven regarding their compliance with international standards.
- Solutions: The services of Clariant’s paper experts help customers to optimize their manufacturing operations in order to reduce water and energy consumption, improve machine runnability, minimize waste, and improve cost-effectiveness.
- Processes: In its internal operations and business conduct, Clariant pursues an open and clearly defined environment, health and safety focus. Focused initiatives such as Energy2010 or AvoidingAccidents@Clariant have shown significant improvements in energy consumption and workplace safety.
The Clariant REACH Portal is designed to respond to numerous inquiries from our customers and to inform selected customers on the latest status of our pre-registration process.
After registering for the first time, you will get access to a list of products meeting the REACH pre-registration requirements.
Latest Media Release
As of January 2011, Clariant’s entire range of Leucophor optical brighteners (OBAs) on general sale in Europe comprises substances which are fully-registered under REACH. more >
Media Release: Sustainability
If you have any questions about REACH, eco labels, process optimization or sustainability in general, contact us.