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.
With today's completion of the acquisition of the rheology business of Rockwood Holdings, Inc., ALTANA's BYK Additives & Instruments division has announced the following addition to its management team.
The Wesel-based specialty chemicals company ALTANA has made a sizeable donation in aid of the people who are suffering under the consequences of the flood disaster in parts of Germany. An appeal raised 30,000 euro.
The “Initiative for Career-promoting & Fair Trainee Programs” recognized ALTANA for offering trainee programs that meet high quality standards and thereby acknowledged the company’s high level of commitment in this area.
With its trade fair motto “The Essential Element”, BYK Additives & Instruments is focusing specifically on the theme of water in Hall 4A, Booth 614, at the European Coatings SHOW (ECS) from March 19 to 21 in Nuremberg.
Dr. Wolfgang Josten has been appointed to the position of Managing Director of ACTEGA Colorchemie GmbH in Büdingen. ACTEGA Colorchemie is a member of the Graphic Arts business line of ACTEGA, a division of specialty chemicals group ALTANA.