2007

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 25, 2007

LASERSAFE - a novel laser marking pigment

LASERSAFE - a novel laser marking pigment 

September 24, 2007

ECKART announces metal surcharges for 4th quarter 2007

ECKART announces metal surcharges for 4th quarter 2007 

September 20, 2007

Eckart announces price increases for Pearl Pigments

Eckart announces price increases for Pearl Pigments 

August 31, 2007

ALTANA completes acquisition of Wolstenholme Group Ltd.

ALTANA completes acquisition of Wolstenholme Group Ltd. 

August 29, 2007

New universal testing instrument: byko-cut universal

BYK-Gardner, manufacturer of innovative measuring instruments for the quality control of paints and plastics, introduces the new byko-cut universal, the universal tool for film thickness measurement, adhesion test, indentation hardness test and visual inspection in one unit.  

July 26, 2007

H1/Q2 2007 Reporting

Comparable basis H1/Q2 2006  

July 20, 2007

ELANTAS Announces Price Increase in Europe

ELANTAS is announcing price increases for its wire enamel product line in Europe. 

June 21, 2007

ALTANA files deregistration application with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in the U.S.

ALTANA files deregistration application with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in the U.S. 

June 20, 2007

ALTANA acquires metallic pigments and printing inks business of Wolstenholme Group Ltd.

ALTANA acquires metallic pigments and printing inks business of Wolstenholme Group Ltd. 

May 03, 2007

ALTANA Annual General Meeting approves dividend distribution

Special dividend of €33.00, Regular dividend for 2006 of €1.30 and bonus dividend of €0.50, The new ALTANA concentrates on specialty chemicals, Matthias Wolfgruber and Martin Babilas form the new Management Board team  

May 03, 2007

ALTANA AG with a new Supervisory Board

Dr. Fritz Fröhlich takes over chairmanship - Wolfgruber: “Extraordinary personalities, both on a professional and personal level“
 

May 02, 2007

ALTANA AG completes a EUR 400 million syndicated credit facility

ALTANA AG completes a EUR 400 million syndicated credit facility 

April 16, 2007

BYK-Chemie with New Products at the European Coatings Show

BYK-Chemie with New Products at the European Coatings Show 

April 05, 2007
March 25, 2007

ALTANA Chemie acquires stake in Nanophase Technologies

Exclusive partnership and strategic investment in innovative nanotechnology company
Bad Homburg/ Wesel, Germany, March 25, 2004 - ALTANA Chemie AG, the specialty chemicals business of ALTANA AG (NYSE: AAA, FSE: ALT), announced today that it has formed an exclusive global partnership w ...  

March 16, 2007

Metal surcharges

Eckart: Metal surcharges 

March 13, 2007

ALTANA AG:
Special dividend of €33.00
Dividend for 2006 of €1.30 and bonus dividend of €0.50

Double-digit dividend increase for the eleventh time in succession
Personnel change in the Management Board
New Supervisory Board Members

 

March 13, 2007

Ad hoc ALTANA AG:
Special dividend of €33.00
Dividend for 2006 of €1.30 and bonus dividend of €0.50

Ad hoc ALTANA AG: Special dividend of €33.00 Dividend for 2006 of €1.30 and bonus dividend of €0.50  

March 06, 2007

Outstanding technical on-site support in Southeast Asia

BYK-Chemie opens new labs in China and Singapore 

February 06, 2007

CRP technology first-hand:
BYK-Chemie rolls out new additives

CRP technology first-hand:
BYK-Chemie rolls out new additives 

January 26, 2007

ALTANA AG: Excellent business year 2006

- Eleventh record year in old Group structure - Double-digit growth in sales and earnings - Strong dividend increase planned