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The strategic alliance between Reliant and Clariant provides two major benefits. Our customers get the largest selection of Clariant dyes and chemistry for aluminum anodizing — many of them patented and exclusive – combined with the expert technical support from Reliant's knowledgeable professionals.

Our strategic alliance allows us the flexibility to offer tailor-made solutions to meet the specific requirements of individual regions, the changing demands of the industry and the individual needs of each customer.

We offer multiple package sizes to accommodate any production volume. Using our global supply chain and distribution network, we provide timely shipment and prompt customer service.

100 Years of History


A global producer of dyes and chemistry for anodized aluminum for nearly 70 years.


Sandoz Ltd. was established in Basel, Switzerland.

1949 First experiments coloring anodized aluminum were conducted in the Dyes Division of Sandoz Ltd. This was later transferred to Durand & Huguenin who became the market leader.
1969 Sandoz reacquired Durand & Huguenin and the worldwide aluminum dye business.
1995 Clariant was formed from the chemicals group of Sandoz Ltd.
1997 Clariant acquired the specialty chemicals business of Hoechst (Germany).
2008 Clariant and Reliant established a strategic alliance to serve anodizers throughout North America.

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