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29/11/2019

Clariant expands partnership network with farmers in Oltenia
Clariant, a focused and innovative specialty chemical company, and their consortium partner Industrielle Biotechnologie Bayern Netzwerk GmbH, organized the second workshop dedicated to farmers in the Oltenia region yesterday. This event is another milestone to reach the objective of building long-term relationships with farmers to ensure a stable feedstock supply for the sunliquid® cellulosic ethanol plant in Podari in the Craiova region. Since 2017, a dedicated feedstock crew of four team members has established long-term contracts with over 200 farmers to acquire agricultural residues for the plant.

27/11/2019

Clariant and GETEC win dena Energy Efficiency Award 2019
The project partners Clariant and GETEC have won the highly prestigious Energy Efficiency Award from the German Energy Agency (dena) in the category "Concepts for increasing energy efficiency".

25/10/2019

Clariant has started the construction of the new sunliquid® plant in Podari (Romania)
Clariant, a focused and innovative specialty chemical company, organized two events in October dedicated to the media and the local community from Podari, thus marking the start of the construction of the plant.

24/10/2019

Clariant bioethanol plant in Podari enters new phase
Clariant, a focused and innovative specialty chemical company, commenced construction works at the cellulosic bioethanol plant in Podari, Dolj county – the largest ongoing investment in the Craiova region.

20/09/2019

Clariant and ORLEN Południe announce license agreement on sunliquid® cellulosic ethanol technology
Clariant, a focused and innovative specialty chemical company, and ORLEN Południe, a member of ORLEN Group, which is a leader in the fuels and energy markets and the largest player in Central and Eastern Europe, today signed a license agreement on sunliquid cellulosic ethanol technology.

05/09/2019

Advanced biofuels require a favourable legal framework in the EU
On 5 September 2019, many representatives from politics, industry, science, and society came together at the Representation of the Free State of Bavaria to the European Union in Brussels for the "Advanced Biofuels Towards Renewable Energy Transition in Europe" workshop. The event provided an ideal platform to discuss the benefits of advanced biofuels for the European economy and climate protection.

13/03/2019

Farmers from Oltenia and Clariant to partner for a cleaner environment
Clariant, a focused and innovative specialty chemical company, provides farmers in Oltenia with the opportunity to transform straw into an additional source of income. As part of the first official workshop organized by the company and consortium partner Industrielle Biotechnologie Bayern Netzwerk GmbH for farmers in the Oltenia region, the attendants had the opportunity to learn more about the sunliquid® plant being built by Clariant in Podari and how they can become part of the agricultural residues supply chain.

15/11/2018

Clariant Awarded for sunliquid® Technology
On 14 November, Clariant employee Markus Rarbach, Head of Business Line Biofuels & Derivatives, received the 2018 Meyer-Galow Prize for business chemistry, sponsored by the renowned Meyer-Galow Foundation and awarded by the German Chemical Society (GDCh)

12/09/2018

Groundbreaking for Clariant’s sunliquid® cellulosic ethanol plant in Romania
Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today officially started construction of the first large-scale commercial sunliquid® plant for the production of cellulosic ethanol made from agricultural residues. At the flagship facility, the sunliquid® technology developed by the company is being used on an industrial scale for the first time.

31/10/2017

Clariant to build flagship sunliquid® cellulosic ethanol plant in Romania
Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced the approval by the Board of Directors to invest in a new full-scale commercial plant for the production of cellulosic ethanol from agricultural residues using its sunliquid® technology. The new plant, with an annual production capacity of 50,000 tons, will be built in the southwestern part of Romania.

18/09/2017

Clariant and Enviral announce first license agreement on sunliquid® cellulosic ethanol technology
Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, and Enviral, the largest producer of bioethanol in Slovakia, today announced that they have signed a license agreement on sunliquid® cellulosic ethanol technology.

02/02/2017

sunliquid® 20: Fleet test with Mercedes-Benz vehicles proves fuel quality
Very good combustion properties with a high degree of efficiency

27/10/2016

sunliquid® shortlisted for the European Business Award for the Environment
Clariant honoured as one of the leading European companies in eco-innovation

20/10/2016

Bavarian Energy Prize 2016 for Clariant's sunliquid® technology
Clariant prevailed against 276 competitors

30/05/2016

Scania trucks use second generation ethanol manufactured with Clariant's sunliquid® technology
Since its implementation, the partnership with Scania for the ethanol-powered trucks used at the Clariant Suzano plant has reduced CO2 emissions by approximately 90%

02/05/2016

Clariant concludes extensive testing on sugarcane residues with excellent results
Total cost per liter of cellulosic ethanol competitive with current sugarcane ethanol price in Brazil

18/02/2016

sunliquid® used for the first time in cleaning agents
Clariant and Werner & Mertz collaborate

22/01/2016

sunliquid® is awarded the 2015 German Innovation Prize for Climate and Environment
sunliquid prevailed against 14 competitors in the category Process Innovations

16/09/2015

Clariant and Haltermann Carless proud supporters of the TUfast Racing Team
TUfast’s racing car is powered with sustainable E85 fuel from Clariant and Haltermann Carless

16/06/2015

sunliquid® has been awarded third place in the automobility category at the GreenTec Awards 2015

12/03/2015

sunliquid® made it into the TOP 10 of the category Automobility!

17/11/2014

sunliquid® among the TOP10 of the GreenTec Awards - vote now!!

25/09/2014

sunliquid® at the 4th International Conference on Lignocellulosic Ethanol
International experts reported on the latest developments in the field of lignocellulosic ethanol production.

23/09/2014

sunliquid® 20 shows what it can do in the fleet test with Mercedes-Benz series vehicles
Advanced biofuel from Clariant and Haltermann with high quality and excellent properties.

Upcoming Events

04/12/2019
Brussels (Belgium)
BBI JU Stakeholder Forum
28/11/2019
Podari (Romania)
Workshop: Working with and for Clariant: Chances & Benefits for Farmers from the Oltenia Region