Here you will find the press releases for ALTANA and our subsidiary companies for the years from 2002 until today.
- November 23, 2010
K-2010 trade fair a great success: Solutions for thermoplastic applications in especially high demand!
Besides the highly effective additives BYK® P 4100, BYK® P 4101 and BYK® P 4102 for the optimized processing of highly filled compounds, the innovative product BYK® P 4200 also attracted particularly intense interest.
- November 11, 2010
3rd ALTANA Innovation Conference:
ALTANA Innovation Award for New Effect Pigment Generation Based on Glassflakes
145 top international researchers and developers of the ALTANA Group are currently discussing technical and commercial developments and future innovative trends at the 3rd ALTANA Innovation Conference ...
- September 01, 2010
ALTANA: New Internet Presence of the ALTANA Group
- August 27, 2010
At the K Fair in Düsseldorf/Germany from October 27th to November 3rd, BYK will present innovative additive solutions for the plastic industry in Hall 5, Stand E18.
- August 27, 2010
Ad hoc announcement pursuant to section 15 of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG):
Squeeze-out procedure of ALTANA AG: Squeeze-out resolution entered in the Commercial Register
The resolution adopted by the Annual General Meeting regarding the transfer of shares from ALTANA AG’s minority shareholders to the company’s majority shareholder SKion GmbH has been entered in the Commercial Register of the company on August 27, 2010...
- August 23, 2010
ALTANA AG has today filed to enter the transfer resolution in the Commercial Register in Duisburg.
- August 05, 2010
- Sales and earnings grow significantly in the first six months of the year
- Uncertainty about inventory effects and the development of raw material prices
- July 23, 2010
The specialty chemicals Group ALTANA sells the polyurethane foam stabilizers business of its BYK Additives & Instruments division to Evonik Goldschmidt GmbH.
- June 30, 2010
- Stock exchange listing ends after entry into the Commercial Register
- Dividend of 4 cent per share
- June 29, 2010
A newly developed measuring method from BYK makes it possible to highlight connections and causes of paper surface marking and, by means of a suitable addition of additives to the paper coating, to increase the scratch resistance of the paper surface.
- June 21, 2010
As of August 1, 2010 ELANTAS Deatech, a member of the ELANTAS Electrical Insulation group, will be raising its prices for ...
- June 10, 2010
- June 08, 2010
ACTEGA Rhenania has developed a water-based protecting varnish for flexible packaging that is in accordance with FDA requirements for direct and indirect food contact...
- June 04, 2010
The specialty chemicals Group ALTANA has acquired with immediate effect the polyurethane casting resins business of ABB Micafil, a business unit of ABB Schweiz.
- May 06, 2010
Considerable growth in sales and earnings
- April 29, 2010
Ad hoc announcement pursuant to Section 15 of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG):
Cash compensation for ALTANA shares fixed at Euro 15.01 per share
SKion GmbH has informed ALTANA AG that it has fixed the cash compensation for the transfer of shares of the remaining shareholders (minority shareholders) of ALTANA to SKion GmbH (Squeeze out) at € 15.01 per share.
- March 22, 2010
The specialty chemicals Group ALTANA has signed an
agreement to acquire the business of Aquaprint GmbH.
- March 18, 2010
The specialty chemicals Group ALTANA recorded considerable declines in sales and earnings in the business year 2009.
- March 04, 2010
From today, Training Initiative 2010, which is supported by ALTANA, will be rolled out for the district of Wesel.
- March 02, 2010
Many colleagues have responded to the emergency appeal of ALTANA AG to help the people of Haiti.
- March 02, 2010
ELANTAS PDG, Inc. (EPDG) is proud to announce Rene Castanos has joined the company as an Area Sales Manager. Castanos will be responsible for a portion of Mexico and a small US based territory.
- February 22, 2010
Jim Stockhausen joins ELANTAS PDG; John Yodis appointed to newly created Product Line Manager position.
Jim Stockhausen joins ELANTAS PDG, Inc. as Business Development Manager for the E&EM business line; John Yodis appointed to newly created Product Line Manager position.
- February 04, 2010
Business year 2009: ALTANA noticeably affected by the crisis despite strong rebound in the second half of the year
Sales: €1,182 million (-12%), EBITDA: €204 million (-16%); EBITDA margin: 17.3%, Impairments of €77 million at ECKART Effect Pigments, Earnings before taxes (EBT): €39 million; net income (EAT): €11 million
- February 02, 2010
Ad hoc announcement pursuant to Section 15 of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG): SKion exceeds threshold of 95 percent of the ALTANA shares and makes squeeze out request
The SKion GmbH has informed ALTANA that as of today it is holding 129,342,421 shares, i.e. 95,04 percent of the ALTANA Shares.