Press Archive

Here you will find the press releases for ALTANA and our subsidiary companies for the years from 2002 until today.

Press releases from the ALTANA Holding until 2006 you will find here.

October 16, 2002

ALTANA Investors' Conference Chemicals

First ALTANA Chemie Investors' Conference Innovative niche player
Leading market position in four business areas
Bad Homburg, 16 October 2002 - ALTANA AG, Bad Homburg, presented the activities of its Specialty Chemicals Division to numerous analysts and investors at to ...  

September 30, 2002

ALTANA opens additives production site in China

Bad Homburg, September 30, 2002 BYK-Chemie GmbH, Wesel, part of ALTANA Chemie, has recently opened a new production site for paint and plastics additives in Tongling, China. Founded towards the end of 2001, BYK-Chemie (Tongling) Co. Ltd. is responsible for operations at the site and plans to ...  

September 17, 2002

ALTANA donates € 750,000 for the victims of the flood disaster

Fund for the rebuilding of doctor's surgeries and hospitals
Bad Homburg, September 17, 2002 ALTANA AG, Bad Homburg and its divisions ALTANA Pharma AG, Constance and ALTANA Chemie AG, Wesel donate € 750,000 for the victimes of the flood disaster. 

September 16, 2002

ALTANA announces transfer of the PU Foam Surfactants Business from GE Bayer Silicones

Bad Homburg, September 16, 2002 BYK-Chemie GmbH, Wesel, a company of ALTANA Chemie AG, has taken over the PU foam surfactants business of GE Bayer Silicones GmbH & Co. KG, Leverkusen, effective September 1st, 2002. The worldwide marketing rights for these products have been transferred to ...  

August 19, 2002

Rhenania Coatings GmbH acquires can coating business from Akzo Nobel Inks, Denmark

Effective 1st July 2002 Rhenania Coatings GmbH has taken over the can coating business from Akzo Nobel Inks, which has a yearly turnover of approximately 2 Mio. €. This solicitation of business enables Rhenania Coatings GmbH to open up new markets in Morocco and Greece and to strengt ...  

May 27, 2002

ALTANA Chemie Announces Acquisition of Guardian Resin Corporation

ST. LOUIS ( May 24, 2002) - The P. D. George Company of St. Louis, Missouri, a member of ALTANA Chemie, has signed a contract to acquire the business of Guardian Resin Corporation/Gahanna as of June 1, 2002. P.D. George will buy all of the operating assets of the organization and will take o ...  

April 02, 2002

Change of Management at ALTANA Chemicals

Dr. Klaus Oehmichen, Head of ALTANA's Chemicals division since 1984 and member of the Management Board of ALTANA AG since 1990, will be 65 on October 1, 2002. After an exceptionally successful career, he will step down from the Management Board on this date to take well earned retirement. The Superv ...