Pigments Clariant Inaugurates Pigment preparation Plant in China
Clariant just inaugurated a new pigment preparations production plant in DaGang, in Tianjin city, China, to support growing regional markets.
Muttenz/Switzerland – The facility at DaGang in the city of Tianjin was build and operated as a joint-venture project between Clariant and Tianjin Bohai Chemical Industry Company with a total investment sum of CNY 120 million. It is already Clariant's second recent pigment project in the area, after an existing powder pigment plant in Hangzhou.
Broader Pigment Portfolio for Regional Custoomers
The new plant will produce pigment preparations in liquid and solid form for applications in the coating, plastics, and printing industries, and for consumer products and industrial special applications. It includes 16 production lines, and warehouse, laboratories and office space, occupying a surface of 13,000m². The introduction of a further production site in the region will give customers access to a wider choice of products, as well as improved services with a shorter lead-time for greater efficiency, Clariant believes.
“Strengthens Position on the Chinese Market"
“Investing in emerging markets is a key element of Clariant’s strategy and underlines our focus on extending its value proposition to growing markets. For our Business Unit Pigments this investment enhances our customer intimacy in the region and strengthens our position in the Chinese market,” comments Christian Kohlpaintner, Member of the Executive Committee, Clariant.