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Custom Catalyst Manufacturing

As a globally-leading catalyst manufacturer for more than 70 years, Clariant specializes in manufacturing custom catalysts based on our customers’ recipe and our know-how. Through collaboration and partnership, we scale up and commercialize catalyst technologies for our customers around the globe. Clariant is uniquely positioned with state-of-the-art production facilities and technical expertise in an extremely wide range of catalyst materials and manufacturing capabilities.

From industries such as petrochemicals and refining, propylene, ethylene, polypropylene, and styrene monomer production – to ammonia, methanol, hydrogen, fuel cell, bio-based, and emissions control technologies – our expertise lies in numerous industrial catalyst applications.

Global R & D, scale-up, and manufacturing capabilities

  • Precipitation, impregnation, filtration, mixing
  • Calcination in air, nitrogen, and steam
  • Improvements in activity, selectivity, and lifetime
  • Effect of specific contaminants related to activity
  • Spray drying, coating, reduction and stabilization
  • Passivation of pyrophoric catalysts, regeneration, sulfurization
  • Rate and yield studies, improvement in physical properties
  • State-of-the-art material characterization
  • High-throughput experimentation
  • Base and precious metal catalysts
    • Ni, Cu, Zn, Co, Mo, Pt, Pd, Ag, Rh …
  • Zeolites and adsorbents
  • Extrusions, tablets, and powders 

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Fast results

The time to complete a custom manufacturing projects is between

6 months and 2 years on average.


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Collaboration
Read our Success Story
Learn how we collaborated with Hydrogenious for a groundbreaking application and achieved pilot test results in less than 1 year.

Accelerating time to market
through collaboration.


Developing strong customer relationships is key for Clariant. Close collaboration allows us to truly understand your needs and challenges, from first sample through catalyst commercialization. Flexibility, close communication, and our expertise help us to provide tailored manufacturing solutions – in a fast and effective way.

As an independent catalyst manufacturer for decades, Clariant has developed trusted relationships with many of our custom catalyst customers. Although several of these client collaborations are confidential, some are publicly known.


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Accelerating time to market through collaboration.

Developing strong customer relationships is key for Clariant. Close collaboration allows us to truly understand your needs and challenges, from first sample through catalyst commercialization. Flexibility, close communication, and our expertise help us to provide tailored manufacturing solutions – in a faster and more effective way.

As an independent catalyst manufacturer for decades, Clariant has developed trusted relationships with many of our custom catalyst customers. Although several of these client collaborations are confidential, many are publicly known.

Clariant Mobile Image Custom Catalysts Logos Collaboration 2023

How we work at Clariant

Custom
manufacturing

We develop a process and produce to your specs with our know-how


Toll
manufacturing

Existing catalysts made to your specifications with your know-how


Licensed
manufacturing

We sell catalysts for the IP owner and pay royalties



Catalyst
design

We develop a catalyst for your existing application


Joint
development

You need a new catalyst for a process still in development


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From concept to reality
How Clariant Custom Catalyst Manufacturing delivers on innovation and customer centricity?

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