Ciba Specialty Chemicals, headquartered in Basle, Switzerland, is a leading company dedicated to producing high-value effects for its customers’ products. Our specialty chemicals, added in small quantities, enhance the performance, look and feel of the final product. Business success is driven by our long-term strategy of innovation and continued operational improvements. Ciba brings new and creative thought to the processes and products of our customers in more than 120 countries. Our Coating Effects segment, based in Paisley, is the world’s leading manufacturer and supplier of coloured pigments for the ink, paint and plastics industries.