Margins before
18.8% Care Chemicals
23.8% Catalysis
16.9% Natural Resources
14.6% Plastics & Coatings

Addressing global trends in four areas for value creation

The four address major global trends, such as resource conservation, mobility, energy efficiency, and increasing urbanization, and contribute to achieving corporate goals.

Clariant’s four Business Areas are organized internally into seven Business Units.

Sales by Business Area in CHF m

Group sales: 5 847

Sales by business area (pie-chart)Sales by business area (pie-chart)

Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization. VIEW ENTIRE GLOSSARY

Exceptional items

Exceptional items are defined as non-recurring costs or income that have a significant impact on the result, for example expenses related to restructuring measures. VIEW ENTIRE GLOSSARY

Business area

In 2013 Clariant adjusted its reporting segments and grouped its businesses with similar end-user markets and growth drivers into four distinct Business Areas: Care Chemicals, Catalysis, Natural Resources, and Plastics & Coatings. VIEW ENTIRE GLOSSARY