Clariant: Expansion in Asia
Clariant AG, Muttenz, Switzerland, announced the opening of its new Regional Headquarters for South East Asia & Pacific and its new Global Textile Chemicals headquarters, both located in Singapore.
The specialty chemicals company also celebrated yesterday the inauguration of its ethoxylation plant and application laboratory in Guangdong, China.
Clariant’s new regional hub is the first headquarters to be shared by Clariant and Süd-Chemie. The current 200 employees based at the Singapore location will support customers in the South East Asia and Pacific regions. The South East Asia & Pacific Headquarters will also serve as the headquarters for the Textile Chemicals Business Unit.
The new 80,000 square meter Dayabay ethoxylation plant situated in the South East of Guangdong Province in China is the business unit’s largest plant in Asia Pacific. The plant has an initial capacity close to 50,000 tons per annum for the manufacture of surfactants.
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