Press & News 2014

Press & News

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April 04, 2014

ACTEGA Rhenania at interpack 2014: Innovative and Customer Focused Solutions

ACTEGA Rhenania will be represented at this year’s interpack trade fair, held in Düsseldorf from May 8, 2014 to May 14, 2014, together with its sister companies ACTEGA DS, ACTEGA Terra and ECKART, in Hall 11, Booth A12. 

March 21, 2014

2013 Results: ALTANA Continues Growth Course

Sales rise by 4% to €1.8 Billion, EBITDA reaches €336 million, with a margin of 19%, Integration of rheology acquisition is proceeding, Company aims to double its business by 2020 

March 04, 2014

Industry Innovation Index
Innovative Strength: German Industry Falls Short of its Potential

Industrial companies are regarded as exceptionally innovative – particularly German ones. However, a current study by specialty chemicals company ALTANA indicates that many managers of industry in Germany believe there is a need for action in their own companies.  

February 04, 2014

ALTANA Acquires Polypropylene Wax Emulsion Business from DSM

The specialty chemicals group ALTANA has acquired technologies and customer-specific know-how in the field of polypropylene wax emulsions from Royal DSM 

28. November, 2013

ALTANA successfully places €200 million German Schuldschein

The specialty chemicals Group ALTANA has successfully issued a German Schuldschein with a volume of €200 million.  

14. November, 2013

ACTEGA wins ALTANA Innovation Award 2013

The specialty chemicals Group ALTANA focuses on and commits to research and innovation. Around 160 top researchers and developers of the ALTANA Group from all over the world came together at the 6th ALTANA Innovation Conference in Wesel to discuss technical as well as economic developments and future innovative trends. As a highlight of the international event, the group's best innovation is honored with the ALTANA Innovation Award.