Clariant announced the expansion of the capacity of its ethylene oxide (EO) unit in Gendorf, Germany. EO-based specialties support a wide range of industries, such as personal and home care, crop solutions, and industrial applications.
Muttenz/Switzerland — The speciality chemicals company continues to invest also in their production network in Europe. Christian Kohlpaintner, member of Clariant's Executive Committee, is confident that this sizeable expansion will support the strategic goal of intensifying profitable growth in both developed and emerging markets. The expansion of the state-of-the-art facilities at Gendorf is to enable higher production yields, greater process reliability and enhanced product quality. An increase of High Purified Ethylene Oxide (HPEO) is expected to be available from 2020. No further details of the investment were disclosed.