Clariant AG, together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, distributes, and sells specialty chemicals worldwide. It operates in four segments: Care Chemicals, Catalysis, Natural Resources, and Plastics & Coatings. The company offers flame retardants, performance additives, and advanced surface solutions for use in plastics, coatings, inks, and other applications; and catalysts for the petrochemical and refining, synthesis gas, chemical, emissions control, specialty zeolites and zeolite-based, and custom catalyst markets. It also provides bentonite based specialty products for the oil purification, foundry additive, desiccant, oxygen absorber, humidity, sediment management, civil engineering, waste water treatment, clay specialties, paper and detergent additive, PVC stabilizer, BTX-catalyst, and kerosene and jet fuel purification industries. In addition, the company offers industrial and consumer specialty chemicals and application solutions for the automotive brake fluid and coolant, aircraft anti-itching and deicing fluid, construction chemical, agrochemical, gas treatment, heat transfer fluid, home care, industrial and institutional cleaning, industrial lubricant additive, special solvent, paint and coating, and personal care and cosmetic ingredient markets. Further, it provides masterbatches for the agriculture, consumer goods, healthcare packaging, healthcare polymer solutions, packaging, fibers, and transportation markets; oil, mining, and refinery services to the oil and mining industries; and organic pigments, pigment preparations, and dyes for coatings, printing, plastics, consumer products, non-impact printing, and other special applications. Additionally, the company offers biotech and bio-based chemicals; electronic materials; food ingredients; VitiSpheres encapsulated active ingredients; and 3D printing filaments. Clariant AG was founded in 1886 and is headquartered in Muttenz, Switzerland.