CHARLOTTE, N.C.--Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, has published its Annual Report 2015. The report is available on http://reports.clariant.com. There is the option to download the document in German and English. In addition the report can be ordered as hard copy via the company website.
According to Ken Golder, Head of North America Region of Clariant, 2015 was a strong year for the region. “In 2015, our activities in the North America region contributed more than USD 1.1 billion sales. This represents roughly 18% of Group sales, compared to just 16% last year,” said Golder. “North America represents 23% of the global specialty chemicals market and we are perfectly positioned for growth.”
Clariant has expanded significantly in North America and the company continues to invest heavily in its businesses, especially the two biggest growth areas – Oil & Mining Services and Catalysts. “We hired more than 300 people in 2014 and 2015, with a clear focus on market-facing and innovation positions,” said Golder.
To discover the winning team culture at Clariant North America, view the “One Clariant” feature in the 2015 Annual Report, which features James Begeal, District Manager for Oil & Mining Services in Texas.
Clariant is a globally leading specialty chemicals company, based in Muttenz near Basel/Switzerland. On December 31, 2015, the company employed a total workforce of 17,213. In the financial year 2015, Clariant recorded sales of CHF 5.807 billion for its continuing businesses. The company reports in four business areas: Care Chemicals, Catalysis, Natural Resources, and Plastics & Coatings. Clariant’s corporate strategy is based on five pillars: increase profitability, reposition portfolio, add value with sustainability, foster innovation and R&D, and intensify growth.