Clariant AG engages in the development, manufacture, distribution, and sale of specialty chemicals. It operates through the following segments: Care Chemicals, Catalysis, Natural Resources, and Corporate. The Care Chemicals segment is composed of industrial and consumer specialties with a focus on applications and formulations for personal care, home care, crop solutions, paints and coatings, aviation, construction chemicals, and industrial lubricants. The Catalysis segment develops, manufactures, and sells catalyst products for the chemical, fuel, and automotive industries. The Natural Resources segment offers oil and mining services, functional minerals, and additives. The company was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Muttenz, Switzerland.