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Clarus Specialty Products

The meaning of Clarus

The name Clarus comes from the Latin word claro, to make bright or clear.

About Us

Clarus Specialty Products was formed in March 2004 in Rock Hill, South Carolina by a group of experienced executives from the specialty petroleum industry. The core business is the marketing of refined petroleum products; namely paraffin and microcrystalline wax, process oils and various function specific blends. Clarus caters to a broad spectrum of industries, but tends to focus on Hot Melt Adhesives, Chewing Gum (Gum Base), and Candles. Clarus adds value by delivering a unique marriage of application and product specific information.

We intend to continually add varied goods and services that will enable us to better serve the ever growing needs of our customers. Many of our latest additions have enabled Clarus Specialty Products to broaden our offerings to the markets that we currently serve.

The Clarus web site has been designed so that you may search for items by either PRODUCT CLASS or INDUSTRY. For further information contact your Clarus representative or e-mail us at info@clarussp.com

The industries served include the following:

  • Candle Manufacturing
  • Custom Blending and Formulating
  • Wax modifying polymer – POLYBOOST
  • Forest Products
  • Gum Base Manufacturing
  • Hot Melt Adhesives and Coatings
  • Investment Casting Base Waxes
  • Lubes and Grease
  • Metal Working Fluids
  • Paper Converting
  • Personal Care
  • Printing Inks

Refined petroleum waxes have found their way into over thirty different industries, and over forty different applications. Please contact your Clarus representative to find out more about the products that could benefit your business.