BYK Additives & Instruments has concluded an exclusive agreement with the Spanish technology research center ITENE of Valencia on the production and marketing of new, innovative clay-based additives for the packaging industry.
New haze meter to simultaneously measure total transmission, haze and clarity according to ASTM and ISO test methods: the haze-gard i.
Dr. Christoph Schlünken, President of the BYK Additives & Instruments division, will join ALTANA’s Management Board as of November 1, 2014, Chief Financial Officer Martin Babilas will assume additional responsibilities, Reorganization caters to accelerated growth of the ALTANA Group
Sales reach €985 million, with EBITDA margin at 21.5 percent, Acquisition of Rockwood’s rheology business and organic growth as drivers, Forecast for the full year confirmed
Sees Landa Nanography™ as game changer for the print industry
Expansion of Wallingford, Connecticut facility emphasizes commitment to local customers and North American business, Investment is single largest made by ALTANA outside of Germany, Globally harmonized manufacturing increases worldwide supply chain security
ACTEGA opens new research facility for coatings and sealants in
Foshan, ELANTAS increases capacity of world's largest production plant for wire enamels in Tongling, BYK plans new plant for chemical additives in Shanghai
BYK-Gardner GmbH introduces a new Scrub Abrasion and Washability Tester - the Gardner-scrub.
Sales rise by 4% to €1.8 Billion, EBITDA reaches €336 million, with a margin of 19%, Integration of rheology acquisition is proceeding, Company aims to double its business by 2020
Industrial companies are regarded as exceptionally innovative – particularly German ones. However, a current study by specialty chemicals company ALTANA indicates that many managers of industry in Germany believe there is a need for action in their own companies.
“The year 2014 really got going for me with this truly unique event in Germany – entertaining, informative and, above all, interactive. There was next to no classic classroom-style teaching format whatsoever,”
In order to cure coated objects industrial baking ovens are used. The temp-gard is a specially developed oven recorder for feed ovens. It measures and saves object and air temperature during the curing process.
The specialty chemicals group ALTANA has acquired technologies and customer-specific know-how in the field of polypropylene wax emulsions from Royal DSM
Sales rise to €1,9 billion
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.