Clariant Partners With Tiangang For High-End Polymer Additive Production In China – Covering the Printing Inks, Coatings and Allied Industries

Tiangang Auxiliary Co., Ltd., a privately-owned producer and supplier of UV light sabilizers in China.

09.14.17

Clariant said it signed a joint venture contract with Tiangang Auxiliary Co., Ltd., a privately-owned producer and supplier of UV light sabilizers in China.
 
The multi-million CHF investment of Clariant’s Performance Additives business and Tiangang “will establish a world-class production facility in China to meet the growing local demand for process and light stabilizer additives in various growing industries such as textiles or automotive,” according to Clariant. 
 
“The partnership with Tiangang is another successful step toward strengthening Clariant’s position in China,” said Christian Kohlpaintner, Clariant’s executive committee member residing in China. “It provides us with a stronger local footprint to better position our innovative solutions in the growing Asia region, especially in China. Furthermore, by cooperating with a leading Chinese company like Tiangang, we can exchange best practices and valuable market insights in order to deliver ever-more tailored solutions to our customers.” 
 
Per Clariant, China is one of the key markets for high-end process and light stabilizers, which include the state-of-the-art Nylostab S-EED chemistry, invented by Clariant. To support the growing demand of customers in China, Clariant and Tiangang said they will jointly manufacture process and light stabilizers and plan to install a new production site in the Cangzhou National Coastal-Port Economy and Technology Development Zone, Hebei province. Production is scheduled to come on stream in the first half of 2019, according to Clariant. The JV also plans to expand its offering of solutions for the automotive industry in the future, Clariant noted. 
 
“The production joint venture with Tiangang significantly strengthens…

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