The name ALTANA stands for an international specialty chemistry group consisting of the holding company ALTANA AG and four functional divisions:
- BYK Additives & Instruments
- ECKART Effect Pigments
- ELANTAS Electrical Insulation
- ACTEGA Coatings & Sealants
Our company is headquartered in Wesel in the Lower Rhine area in Germany but operates globally, and the international business accounts for 85 % of our profit share.
The four divisions of the ALTANA Group are leaders in their target markets regarding quality, product solution competence, innovation, and service. ALTANA products are distributed in over 100 countries. The quality of our products has given us the reputation of being a valuable partner for our customers both on a domestic and an international level.
ALTANA develops, produces, and distributes high-quality innovative products for the specialty chemistry sector. We offer innovative and environmentally friendly product solutions for coating manufacturers, coating and plastics processors, the print and cosmetics industries, and the electrical industry. Our product range includes additives, specialty coatings and adhesives, effect pigments, sealants and sealing compounds, impregnating agents as well as testing and measuring instruments. One of our strong points is understanding that we need to offer sophisticated solutions and specialty products in order to create additional value for the customer and our company.