Typical Day

What does a typical day look like when you are working for the global leader in true specialty chemicals? Our employees describe their day-to-day tasks at ALTANA!

Leiping Fan


Company:BYK Solutions (SH) Co., Ltd.           
Role:Senior Technical Specialist UV Technology
Has been with the company since:02/2012

I usually start my working day from reading the email, and then make the work plan.  Next, start the day’s experiments. After lunch and before the end of the day is the time I deal with my email.

Read more about the personal experiences of Leiping Fan.


Company:ELANTAS Italia S.r.l.         
Role:Purchasing Manager
Location:Ascoli Piceno
Has been with the company since: 04/1999

My job is characterized by many business trips, meetings with suppliers, meetings with colleagues across the three plants of ELANTAS Italia. I coordinate the employees I have in my department by giving them tasks, inputs and by analysing purchasing data and orders.

Read more about the personal experiences of Andrea Traini.


Company:ELANTAS Italia S.r.l.
Role:R&D Manager Secondary Insulation
Location:Collecchio and Quattordio
Has been with the company since:2000

I manage a team of 7 researchers in two different production sites and the QC laboratory with 4 people of the production site of Quattordio. My work is split between different ‘internal customers’ which go through the full organization of the company: sales and marketing, production, purchasing, H&SE. 

Read more about the personal experiences of Nicola Cuminetti.

Fairs & Events