Tiangang & Clariant joint venture production facility for high-end stabilizer additives opened in Cangzhou
Beijing, April 12, 2021 – Beijing Tiangang Auxiliary Co., Ltd. (Tiangang), a focused, sustainable and innovative specialty chemical company, today announced the opening of a new world-class production facility for process and light stabilizers. The facility is jointly owned by Beijing Tiangang Auxiliary Co., Ltd. and Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals.
Located within the Cangzhou National Coastal-Port Economy & Technology Development Zone in Cangzhou (Hebei Province), the facility forms the centerpiece of the partnership between both companies. It enables Tiangang and Clariant to continue their successful cooperation with enhanced abilities to fulfill the growing demand in China for high-end process and light stabilizers from local growth industries like automotive, textiles and coatings.
Mr. Gang Liu, Executive Director of Tiangang announced: "The official opening of the facility marks a great milestone in the cooperation between both companies. Built on the experise of both partners, it will now serve the growing demand for high-end additives solutions in Asia with world-class quality products and exceptional service.”
“Growing our position in China is vital for achieving Clariant’s long-term strategy. It is through new state-of-the-art facilities like these and solid relationships with strong local partners that we become a true China insider, capable of making a difference for its Chinese customers and keep outgrowing the local market,” said Conrad Keijzer, CEO of Clariant.
Tiangang hosts the China Laboratory for Plastics Weatherability in Beijing, which provides comprehensive anti-aging evaluation and technical services for the plastics industry. Meanwhile, Tiangang is also building a new world class production facility (187,000㎡) in Cangzhou with an annual capacity of about 50,000t of light stabilizers, their intermediates and other specialty chemicals. This facility will provide more high-quality products for the global additives market. At the same time, Tinaco Material Science, a subsidiary of Tiangang, is committed to developing and promoting its original Targeted-nano Technologies that offer a series of new possibilities to plastics, such as improving all round performances of plastics through special nucleating effects, lowering processing temperature through intermolecular lubrication and eco-friendly and high efficiencies control of microbials, such as fungus, bacteria and virus.
Tiangang is a fast-growing specialty chemical company committed to providing solutions to ever emerging new challenges faced by the plastics industry through technological innovations. We are very glad that the joint venture facility with Clariant has been formally completed and put into operation after four years of intensive construction and joint process optimization and engineering. During this process we have learned a lot from from our partner who is a leading company in the industry. The combination of the two parties will provide the industry with more high-value products and solutions with cost competitiveness, said Li Yuqing, General Manager of Tiangang.
Beijing Tiangang Auxiliary Co., Ltd. (Tiangang) is a leading specialty chemical company with the mission to become supplier of choice in the field of polymer additives development, manufacture, and distribution. Founded in 1991, we have grown into one of world’s largest manufacturers of Light Stabilizers and UV Absorbers, with two state-of-the-art plants in China, which are highly backward integrated on key intermediates. With a notion of “Values, Excellence, Innovation”, we serve a wide range of customers in plastics, rubber, fibers, paints, coatings, photographic paper, inks, grease and oils, and are market leader in many key markets. Leveraging upon our deep knowledge in polymer additives, and strong R&D capabilities.
Clariant, a focused, sustainable and innovative specialty chemical company, headquartered in Mutontz, near Basel, Switzerland, has approximately 13,235 employees as of December 31, 2020 with sales of CHF 3.86 billion from continuing operations for fiscal year 2020. The company reports its financial results according to the following three business areas: Care Chemicals Catalysts and Natural Resources Clariant's corporate strategy is based on five strategic pillars: focusing on R&D and innovation, enhancing growth and improving profitability through the repositioning of our portfolio of products that add value through sustainable development.
Tiangang & Clariant joint world-class production facility for process and light stabilizers in Cangzhou, Hebei Province (Photo: Tiangang & Clariant).