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»News archive 2016        

November 28, 2017

Entry-Level Employees and Managers at Variance about Lateral Thinking

Every fourth entry-level professional believes that workforces should consist mainly of lateral thinkers so that a company can be innovative  

November 16, 2017

BYK to invest $50 million to expand Gonzales, TX facility

BYK Additives & Instruments, one of the world’s leading suppliers in the field of additives and measuring instruments and a member of the ALTANA Group, today announced a commitment to expand its facility in Gonzales, Texas.  

November 06, 2017

ELANTAS Bolsters China Business

Acquisition of wire enamel business of Changzhou Hongbo Paint and Expansion of Tongling site  

October 05, 2017

Bremen: ACTEGA DS Investing 18 Million Euros in Site Expansion

The specialist for closure and packaging technologies, ACTEGA DS, is investing around 18 million euros to expand its research and manufacturing site in Bremen. 

August 10, 2017

ALTANA Acquires Pioneering Label and Packaging Technologies

Acquisition of a technology portfolio and innovation team from U.S. based NuLabel Technologies, Inc., NuLabel develops engineering and material science solutions to improve packaging design while using significantly less material 

August 09, 2017

2017 Half-Year Results: ALTANA Accelerates Growth Momentum

Sales rise significantly by 9 percent to €1,160 million, EBITDA improved to €262 million, Growth forecast for 2017 confirmed 

March 17, 2017

2016 Results: ALTANA Achieves Sales Increase and Leap in Earnings

Sales amount to €2,075 million, EBITDA reaches €453 million, Outlook for 2017: Further profitable growth
 

February 21, 2017

ALTANA Acquires Landa Metallography Technology

The Landa Group and ALTANA AG today announced that ALTANA has acquired Landa's Metallography technology.  

February 01, 2017

ALTANA Further Expands Additives Business by Acquiring PolyAd Services

ALTANA Further Expands Additives Business by Acquiring PolyAd Services  

January 16, 2017

"Educational Coaching" Project Extended

Project partners report positive results and continue to support equal opportunity for elementary school children in Wesel  

January 04, 2017

ALTANA Acquires Formulated Resins Business from Solvay

The specialty chemicals group ALTANA has acquired the Formulated Resins business of Belgian chemical group Solvay 

December 20, 2016

Innnovation Study

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

Innovation Study

Number of Participations in Startups Stagnating

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

ALTANA Innovation Award 2016 Given

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.