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Clariant at Coatings 2020 Conf. Showcased Dispersible Pigments & Tinting Systems for Coatings

Published on 2013-01-31. Author : SpecialChem

MUMBAI -- Clariant's Pigments Business showcased its sustainable innovations in the Coatings segment at the Coatings 2020 - the 26th Indian Paint Conference in Mumbai from 18-20 January 2013.

"We at Clariant's Pigments Business believe in bringing our customers closer to their color dream enabling them to see the bigger picture. The bigger picture, we mean, is being the right partner for sustainable solutions to India's paint and coatings producers. We have focused our global and local Research and Development efforts on creating innovative solutions which meet the key market demands with respect to efficiency, greater environmental and safety awareness and improved product and processing performance," commented Mr. Ravi Vaidya, Head TSSM, India Region- Pigments, Clariant Chemicals (India) Limited, "We are pleased to extend our innovations to customers in India, to support their participation in the future development of the market. We are backed up by our product stewardship team, which helps customers in achieving eco-friendly coating solutions and thus also ensuring an all-round inclusive long term growth for the industry."

"Keeping in mind the challenge to offer innovative products which reduce processing time, energy and save cost, Clariant has on offer a wider palette of ED (easy dispersible) pigments, which are compatible with all types of Paint systems - thus providing a technological edge. Lead Chrome replacement exercise continues to be a priority for us, helping in promoting and showcasing "safer pigments". We also offer a fully equipped and state-of-the-art Technical Service and Product Safety Lab, wherein you get an experience of our technological edge that can ensure that we can be joint working partners for your newer products and thereby creating value. Clariant's local manufacturing at the Roha (Maharashtra) and at the Cuddalore (Tamil Nadu) sites gives us the advantage to be closer to Indian market, yet remain globally connected," explained Mr. Tej Dialani, Head-Sales, India Region, Coatings & Tinting Systems, Clariant Chemicals (India) Limited.

ED Pigments - Designed to Inspire

Dispersion of pigments is the most important step in the paint manufacturing process and Clariant has developed a range of economical organic easily dispersible pigments, which includes surface treatment of the pigments with highly efficient and widely compatible dispersing additives. These range from solvent- to water-based; from industrial to decorative applications which simplify the production processes of their customers.

Integrated Tinting Systems - The Perfect Match

Clariant offers a comprehensive range of Tinting Systems consisting of tinting dispensers, mixers, color matching software, colorants and color fan deck cards in different combinations. These are backed up with advanced local manufacturing capabilities and also complex color database development. These tinting machines offer accuracy, speed, and repeatability in colorant dispensing with low ownership costs. At Clariant, environmental protection begins with product development and these are designed to handle all kinds of low VOC water based & universal colorants to fulfill the sustainability requirement of the paint industry.

About Clariant's Pigments Business

Clariant's Pigments Business is a leading global provider of organic pigments, pigment preparations and dyes used in coatings, printing, plastics, and other specialty applications. It's Business Segment - Coatings offers Colorants for all applications for the coatings industry, such as Automotive, Industrial, Powder, Wood & Coil Coatings and Decorative paints. Decades of experience and knowhow have made their products the industry standard for technical performance and quality. They also provide integrated tinting solutions with global colorant expertise, in its endeavor to act as an enabler for the coating industry to satisfy needs of its end users.

Their globally recommended range includes: Hostaperm®, Novoperm®, Permanent, Hansa®, Colanyl® 100, Colanyl® 500, Hostatint® 500, Hostafine®, Hostatint® A 100, Hostatint® E; Savinyl Solvent Soluble Dyes and local special range of the CC Fine Paste series.

These products are backed up by their acknowledged regulatory REACH expertise and also meet the APEO and VOC requirements.

About Clariant

Clariant is an internationally active specialty chemical company, based in Muttenz near Basel. The group owns over 100 companies worldwide and employed 22 149 employees on December 31, 2011. In the financial year 2011, Clariant recorded a turnover of around CHF 7.4 billion. Clariant is divided into eleven business units: Additives; Catalysis & Energy; Emulsions, Detergents & Intermediates; Functional Materials; Industrial & Consumer Specialties; Leather Services; Masterbatches; Oil & Mining Services; Paper Specialties; Pigments; Textile Chemicals. Clariant focuses on creating value by investing in future profitable and sustainable growth, which is based on four strategic pillars: Improving profitability, innovation as well as research and development, dynamic growth in emerging markets, and optimizing the portfolio through complementary acquisitions or divestments.


Source: Clariant

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