Comar Chemicals: Production Site in Switzerland
Comar Chemicals (Pty) Ltd, Atlantis,South Africa, will establish a second production site for its organo metallic catalysts and nano-particle chemicals at Clariant’s new “Infrapark Baselland” in Muttenz, Switzerland, during the course of 2011. This plant will service European and other overseas customers of Comar Chemicals.
Within Infrapark Baselland, Comar will utilize a multi-storey production building that has a footprint of approximately 1200 m2. A complex specialty chemicals process plant will be established, that makes full use of existing utility infrastructure provided at the Infrapark Baselland. Amongst the new location’s activities will be Comar’s R&D efforts to develop innovative specialty chemicals. Overall, employment opportunities will be generated in due course for some 30 personnel.
The announcement makes Comar the first company to settle at Infrapark Baselland since its launch at the beginning of January 2011. Infrapark Baselland is a new industrial park aimed primarily at research and manufacturing companies from the chemicals and life science industries. Owned by Clariant, it is located on the company’s site in Muttenz in the Swiss Canton of Baselland, which lies at the border triangle of Switzerland-Germany-France.
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