Here you find publications and contributions from the national and international press about the ALTANA AG.
In an interview with the Börsen-Zeitung, ALTANA CEO Martin Babilas talks, among other things, about the company's strategy of positioning itself close to its customers, continuing to invest in research & development in times of crisis in addition to focusing on costs, and growing through acquisitions.
In an interview with CHEManager, Axel Vogelbruch, Chief Digital Officer, talks about ALTANA AG's digitalization strategy. In the interview, he explains, among other things, which technologies will support the development of solutions for growing customer and market requirements in the future.
"Talking with Martin Babilas", the Börsen-Zeitung reports on the High-Throughput-Screening plant at BYK in Wesel. In addition to the enormous time savings, the HTS plant also serves to maintain and expand the local know-how pool, according to ALTANA CEO.
In an interview with the Rheinische Post, Dr. Alexander Jezierski explains why he has spent half his life at ALTANA's BYK division and is still active at over 70 years of age, currently at the Wallingford (USA) site.
"We need sustainable, but promptly effective solutions for affordable green electricity. This is what politics and business must shape. Even in the crisis," said Martin Babilas, CEO ALTANA AG, in his guest commentary in the Handelsblatt.
The leading international trade journal Chemical Week looks at how chemical companies are driving digitalization. The magazine highlights BYK’s High Throughput Screening (HTS) plant as a specific example.
The BYK team is pleased: Thanks to the new HTS system, they no longer have to carry out tests on samples themselves. The time saved for innovations also surprised the radio hosts.
ALTANA is one of Europe’s most climate-friendly companies, according to the Financial Times. In the sustainability ranking Europe’s Climate Leaders 2022, ALTANA is in second place in the Chemicals & Materials category.
The weekly newspaper VDI nachrichten devoted a two-page report to the HTS plant at BYK. The ALTANA division invested 15 million euros in a globally unique system for fully automated series testing.
Courage and innovation belong together, says ALTANA Management Board member Dr. Christoph Schlünken in an interview with VDI nachrichten. A prime example: BYK’s new HTS facility.
In an interview with the RheinischePost newspaper, BYK President Dr. Tammo Boinowitz talks about day-to-day work and business during the pandemic and the company’s climate protection objectives.
For ALTANA Management Board member Dr. Christoph Schlünken, one thing is certain: Industry 4.0 needs STEM specialists. In this article, he explains how interfaces to digitalization can be created.
ALTANA wants to become climate-neutral by 2025, the coronavirus crisis notwithstanding. CEO Martin Babilas sees the company’s innovative strength as an important lever.
The "Factor U" is decisive: ALTANA Management Board member Dr. Christoph Schlünken reveals how a company can successfully implement the home office principle.
ALTANA Management Board member Dr. Christoph Schlünken talks about three trends from the Internet of Things that will have a significant impact in 2021.
Press Coverage from 2020 and older can be reviewed here.