BYK Additives & Instruments


On this page you will find our current press releases. Please visit our press archive to see previous press releases.

July 20, 2017



May 29, 2017


毕克化学宣布荣获来自《中国版涂料与油墨》发行人荣格工业传媒授予的两项大奖,“2017涂料行业 – 荣格技术创新奖”和“年度创新团队”奖。 

May 26, 2017

temp-gard basic – Control and Optimization of your Curing Process

BYK-Gardner – producer of complete QC solutions for measuring color, appearance, and physical properties in the automotive, paint and plastic industries – is expanding the oven temperature recorder family: new temp-gard basic with 6 probes, robust thermal barrier and temp-chart lite software for easy Pass/Fail data analysis.  

May 12, 2017

byko-drive XL – Automatic Film Applicator with the most flexible design to perform drawdowns of coating and inks

BYK-Gardner, a global leader in the field of measuring color and appearance and testing physical properties of plastic, coatings and cosmetics is introducing the bykodrive XL Automatic Film Applicator. 

May 12, 2017

byko-spectra lite – economy light booth with premium

BYK-Gardner, worldwide partner of the paint and plastic industries for quality control of color, appearance and physical properties, is introducing the new light booth bykospectra lite. In addition to the well-proven BYK-Gardner light booth range, the lite version with five light sources and compact design builds the standard for critical visual evaluation in laboratory and production.  

May 12, 2017

40,000 Axalta Spectrophotometers Help Collision Repair Professionals Achieve Excellent Color Match, Improving Productivity

Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, recently celebrated the sale of its 40,000th spectrophotometer at the Specialty Equipment Market Association tradeshow in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, where Mike Carr, Axalta President – North America, and Michael Gogoel, BYK-Gardner USA President, unveiled a commemorative spectrophotometer. BYK-Gardner, a global leader in the field of measuring colour and appearance and testing physical properties of plastic, coatings and cosmetics, manufactures Axalta’s spectrophotometers. 

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

March 13, 2017



March 06, 2017



March 02, 2017

BYK completes the acquisition of PolyAd Services

BYK has completed the acquisition of the plastics additives manufacturer PolyAd Services 

February 09, 2017
January 17, 2017


2016 年 12 月 15 日,毕克化学与位于俄国捷尔任斯克的分散体和乳剂制造商 HOMA 一同在莫斯科附近的晓尔科沃庆祝毕克化学超现代化的应用技术实验室盛大开幕。 

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

December 14, 2016

BYK-Gardner byko-visc Rotation Viscometers

BYK-Gardner is introducing a complete new line of byko-visc Rotational Viscometers.

November 29, 2016

Innovation Study
br>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