Here you will find the press releases for ALTANA and our subsidiary companies for the years from 2002 until today.
- December 20, 2016
A Challenge When Recruiting Specialists: Entry-Level Professionals Want More Scope of Action
Recruiting specialists is one of the biggest challenges facing almost three quarters of all German industrial companies, Entry-level professionals expect their employers to have a corporate culture that promotes innovation, by their own account, ever-fewer managers are making a relevant contribution to their company’s innovation culture
- November 29, 2016
As in the previous year, every tenth industrial company invested in a young technology company, In almost 40 percent of the companies, the willingness to take risks is low or virtually nonexistent
- November 10, 2016
For the sixth time the specialty chemicals company ALTANA has honored an outstanding product, application, or process innovation within the ALTANA Group with the ALTANA Innovation Award.
- November 03, 2016
What would it be like to be in charge of 6,000 employees for a day?
- October 21, 2016
Companies committed to sustainability have above-average innovative strength
Action needs to be taken above all in the development of environment-friendly products
Sustainable companies appeal more to entry-level professionals
- September 29, 2016
Improvement of corporate culture and higher investments pay off , Industry Innovation Index increases by four points, In 2016, every third company spends more money on innovations
- September 29, 2016
Cooperation in the field of inline finishing
- September 14, 2016
New generation of additive for glass-fiber reinforced plastics is awarded the “BYK Advance” prize 2016
The new generation of additive was developed for the first time as a result of collaboration between sites; market specialists in Wesel took on its management...
- August 23, 2016
With a donation, ALTANA is enabling refugees to take special German courses in Voerde, Germany.
- August 18, 2016
New laboratory building, Space for research and development is doubled, Headquarters for simulation of future packaging trends
- August 16, 2016
Revenues reach €1,064 million, Slight nominal sales decline after streamlining the portfolio, EBITDA up to €249 million, Growth forecast for the full-year 2016 confirmed
- July 12, 2016
K, the World’s No. 1 Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber, like some magnetically charismatic point of attraction for the entire plastics industry, is already in the blocks and raring to go.
- July 04, 2016
Strategic extension of ALTANA’s BYK division in the area of polymer additive solutions, Takeover of two production facilities in the Netherlands and the U.S. with 45 employees
- March 23, 2016
With the purchase, the global manufacturer of printing inks for packaging, labels, and catalogs further expands its position in the European market for water-based printing inks.
- March 18, 2016
Sales of more than €2 billion for the first time, EBITDA reaches €391 million, with a margin of 19 percent, Research and development investments increased significantly again, Outlook for 2016: Further profitable growth
- February 03, 2016
ACTEGA to build new production line in Foshan, South China
- January 20, 2016
Specialty chemicals group to cooperate with new technology company; Focus is on developing Melior’s proprietary materials platform; Investment: 3.5 million US Dollar
- January 13, 2016
Every other year, the Paint India represents the trade fair start to the year for the entire Southeast Asian paints and printing inks industry. BYK Additives & Instruments, a leading manufacturer of additives and measuring instruments for the paints, printing inks, and construction chemistry industry, is presenting at the Paint India from January 21 to 23, 2016 in Mumbai with a wide and varied additives portfolio adapted to local needs.
- January 04, 2016
Merger strengthens position in the packaging and printing industry