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.
As of January 1, 2006 ECKART will increase prices for bronze powder, pastes and pellets by 8.5 % worldwide. The increase for bronze based offset...
BYK-Chemie opens laboratory in India – Anniversary in Japan
Orange Peel measurement on high to semi gloss surfaces
BYK-Gardner - worldwide partner of the automotive, paint and plastic industries for quality control of color, appearance and physical properties - is introducing a new instrument to objectively measure the surface quality after each paint process step: the wave-scan dual.
The Supervisory Board of ALTANA Chemie AG, the Chemicals division of ALTANA AG (NYSE: AAA, FSE: ALT), has appointed Martin Babilas as a Member of the Management Board of ALTANA Chemie AG effective January 1, 2006, today.
Very positive development at the Pharmaceuticals division. Earnings forecast for 2005 increased. Re-organization of the Pharmaceuticals and Chemicals division.
As in many other areas, nanotechnology opens up new horizons in the coatings industry. So far, many users have been very interested in taking advantage of this state-of-the-art technology but have refrained from doing so because the handling of nano-additives required highly specialized know-how.
Wolfgang Schütt succeeds Christoph Schlünken as President ALTANA Electrical Insulation
After the acquisition of the ECKART Group and its integration as the fourth division of ALTANA Chemie AG, Wesel, we hereby announce that Dr. Christoph Schlünken will lead the new Division Effect Pigments as President, he is also Chairman of the Management Board of the ECKART Group.
ALTANA AG (NYSE: AAA; FSE: ALT) announced today that the ALTANA Chemie AG completed the acquisition of the ECKART group as of October 1, 2005.
ALTANA Coatings & Sealants completes the planned divestments in the industrial coatings segment
Strategic Expansion of ALTANA Coatings & Sealants in the Area of Packaging Coatings in the US
BYK-Chemie developed a new defoamer that complies with FDA requirements for usage in printing applications with food contact: BYK-®016.
ALTANA Chemie AG, the Specialty Chemicals division of ALTANA AG (NYSE: AAA, FSE: ALT), has signed an agreement to acquire the ECKART GmbH & Co. KG, headquartered in Fürth/Germany.
ALTANA AG (NYSE: AAA, FSE: ALT) increased first-half consolidated sales in 2005 by 5% to €1.55 billion. Adjusted for divestment effects in the Chemicals division, the operating growth was 7%.
BYK-Gardner - worldwide partner of the automotive, paint and plastic industries for quality control of color, appearance and physical properties - is introducing the new spectro-guide gloss S family with tighter specifications needed for automotive interior applications.
DISPERBYK®-194 is a new high molecular wetting and dispersing additive to avoid flooding and floating. It reduces viscosity and increases gloss as well as transparency in aqueous coatings, printing inks and pigment concentrates
BYK®-425 completes the range of liquid rheology additives of BYK-Chemie
Silicone-free ‘FDA’ defoamer for solvent-free radiation curable systems
DISPERBYK®-145 is a new high molecular weight wetting and dispersing additive for nonpolar solvent-based systems
For the second time in three months, BYK-Chemie has received an award for its new marketing campaign
Dividend increases by 14% to EUR0.95
Sales +4%, Net income + 4% Strong pharmaceutical business
More innovative than ever – that’s BYK-Chemie at the Nuremberg European Coatings Show (Hall 4, Booth 311) to be held from April 26 to 28, 2005
Sales +8%; Earnings before taxes (EBT) +8%; net income +13% Dividend up by 14% – the ninth increase in succession
BYK-Gardner is introducing a new rotating sampling device to repeatably measure the yellowness index of plastic resin pellets.
Stabilizers for Polyurethane Foams
New Catalogue 2005 - 2006
Concentration on growth market of packaging coatings almost complete
ALTANA 2004: Significant dividend increase, the ninth in succession
The latest additives from BYK-Chemie come from three different areas.