Takeover in India Clariant to Take Over Plastichemix Industries

Editor: Dominik Stephan

Clariant has announced the intention to acquire Plastichemix Industries, a masterbatch business in India, located in Vadodara with production facilities in Rania, Kalol and Nandesari in Gujarat.

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Clariant announces intent to take over Indian masterbatch producer Plastichemix.
Clariant announces intent to take over Indian masterbatch producer Plastichemix.
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Vadodara/India - With this acquisition, Clariant Chemicals (India) (CCIL) gains a leading position in the masterbatches business in India. The deal enables the company to offer a strong and extensive product portfolio with customized products and solutions and to expand its customer base significantly. As part of the future business approach an upgraded Technical Service Laboratory will be introduced to offer the market highly innovative andcustomized products.

Plastichemix Industries is a leading supplier of black, white, filler and color masterbatches, additive masterbatches, flushed pigments and mono-concentrates as well as engineering plastics compounds.

"This acquisition is part of our global strategy to explore business opportunities in our Masterbatches business and to focus on emerging markets like India. The strong growth perspective of the plastics industry results in a bright future for the masterbatches business in India,”said Hariolf Kottmann, CEO of Clariant.

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