BYK Additives & Instruments

Press archive

On this page you will find our older press releases. Please visit our press releases to see recent messages for the current year. 

December 19, 2012

DISPERBYK®-2152 – an emission-free, hyperbranched wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-free epoxy systems and other reactive systems..

In order to obtain excellent pigment deflocculation and stabilization, an additive with highly effective pigment-affinic groups is required. . 

December 07, 2012

ALTANA acquires the business of the wax additive manufacturer ChemCor, USA

ALTANA has signed a contract to acquire the business of Chemical Corporation of America Inc. (ChemCor), a U.S. manufacturer of specialty wax additives... 

November 29, 2012

New software smart-lab for color & effect analysis in the laboratory!

BYK-Gardner - worldwide partner of the automotive, paint and plastic industries for quality control of color, appearance and physical properties - is announcing the new software smart-lab for color & effect analysis in the laboratory. 

November 22, 2012
November 08, 2012

ALTANA Innovation Award 2012 goes to BYK

A BYK innovation team has won the 2012 ALTANA Innovation Award. The prize was awarded for high performance CRP wetting and dispersing additives for sophisticated coatings applications.  

November 01, 2012

Reorganization of the Management Team at ALTANA AG

The presidents of the four divisions will be rotating their posts 

October 30, 2012
September 28, 2012
September 27, 2012
August 27, 2012

BYK Additives & Instruments presents a renewable and biodegradable additive at the APCS 2012

BYK Additives & Instruments presents a renewable and biodegradable additive at the APCS 2012 

August 08, 2012

ALTANA reports sales increase in the first half of 2012

The specialty chemicals Group ALTANA AG was able to further increase sales and operating earnings over the first six months of the current business year. 

July 17, 2012
May 24, 2012

BYK Additives & Instruments opens new lab building in Wesel

As part of the global Marketing & Sales conference and the site’s 50th anniversary, BYK Additives & Instruments is today officially opening its ultramodern lab building in Wesel.  

April 12, 2012

BYK Additives & Instruments reveals improvement potential in paper finish

Against a background of rising raw material prices and the associated pressure to keep costs down, the desire to optimize along paper production’s value-added chain has increased appreciably. This development can lead to instabilities in the combination of paper substrate and subsequent processes. 

March 21, 2012

ALTANA further expands its business in 2011

Sales 5% up on the previous year, EBITDA margin at high level of 19.1%, Positive outlook even in an uncertain environment  

March 08, 2012