HOUSTON, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Clariant Oil and Mining Services today launched a new suite of websites for its three business lines, Oil Services, Mining and Refinery Services, found at www.oil.clariant.com, www.mining.clariant.com and www.refinery.clariant.com, each wholly devoted to the industry it serves. The revamped sites are designed to improve navigability and enhance access for the company's customers and other users across a variety of devices.
"Our goal is to deliver a satisfying, user-friendly web experience that provides customers and other users quick access to the content they need," said Nick Phillips, Head of Marketing, Technology and Key Accounts, Clariant Oil Services. "These new sites achieve that goal by expanding our web capabilities to strengthen our brand and serve our customers in a digital environment."
Features of the new websites include:
- Intuitive navigation: Customers can preview content through advanced menu options before actually clicking through to a page.
- Intelligent search engine: Customers can quickly access valuable information relevant to their specific needs with assistance from a robust, intelligent on-site search engine.
- Enhanced content: Customers will be kept up-to-date with the latest developments at the company and in the industry with fresh content added to the site regularly.
- Social integration: Social media will be integrated into the site, allowing users to communicate, interact and share information with Clariant and colleagues.
"Wherever you are in the world, you will be able to use the new websites to quickly contact the most relevant Clariant Oil, Mining and Refinery business professional best positioned to respond to your needs," said John Dunne, Vice President, Clariant Oil and Mining Services.
Clariant is an internationally active specialty chemical company, based in Muttenz near Basel. The group owns over 100 companies worldwide and employed 22 149 employees on December 31, 2011. In the financial year 2011, Clariant produced a turnover of CHF 7.4 billion. Clariant is divided into eleven business units: Additives; Catalysis & Energy; Emulsions, Detergents & Intermediates; Functional Materials; Industrial & Consumer Specialties; Leather Services; Masterbatches; Oil & Mining Services; Paper Specialties; Pigments; Textile Chemicals.
Clariant focuses on creating value by investing in future profitable and sustainable growth, which is based on four strategic pillars: Improving profitability, innovation as well as research and development, dynamic growth in emerging markets, and optimizing the portfolio through complementary acquisitions or divestments.
Clariant Oil Services is a leading provider of chemical technologies and services to the oil, pipeline and refinery industries. A global business with headquarters in Houston, Texas, Clariant Oil Services is represented in all major oil and gas locations. From deepwater exploration to refining, Clariant Oil Services provides chemical products and services designed to reduce customer costs, decrease operational risks and improve production efficiency.
Clariant Oil Services operates state-of-the-art R&D and applications laboratories in the United States, Scotland, Germany, Brazil and Indonesia, as well as an environmental testing laboratory in Norway. Clariant Oil Services' industry experience is supported by a dedicated global technical services network, providing a unique position from which to address and resolve customer challenges anywhere in the world, now and in the future.
Clariant Mining is a leading provider of flotation chemicals and explosion emulsifiers to the global mining industry. Clariant Mining's strong and growing team of technical experts operates around the globe and is dedicated to providing world-class specialty chemical solutions that add value to customers' mining operations. The company operates a state-of-the-art R&D laboratory at its headquarters in The Woodlands, Texas, which is dedicated to the development and optimization of chemical solutions for North American customers.
Clariant Refinery Services is a leading provider of cold-flow additive applications for middle distillates including diesel, home heating oil and biofuels. A global business with headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, Clariant Refinery Services holds over 300 patents in cold-flow applications and provides robust cold-flow technology to match increasingly complex fuel composition and difficult-to-treat diesel fuels.
Clariant Refinery Services works directly with customers to provide a tailored service package that includes product support, analytics, weekly reports and blend suggestions for production planning and product optimization.
SOURCE Clariant Oil & Mining Services