BYK Additives & Instruments

Press Releases

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

October 21, 2016

Innovation Study

A Commitment to Sustainability Inspires Innovative Strength

Companies committed to sustainability have above-average innovative strength
Action needs to be taken above all in the development of environment-friendly products
Sustainable companies appeal more to entry-level professionals 

September 29, 2016

Industry Study

ALTANA Innovation Index: German Companies Richer in Ideas Than Ever Before

Improvement of corporate culture and higher investments pay off , Industry Innovation Index increases by four points, In 2016, every third company spends more money on innovations

September 14, 2016

New generation of additive for glass-fiber reinforced plastics is awarded the “BYK Advance” prize 2016

The new generation of additive was developed for the first time as a result of collaboration between sites; market specialists in Wesel took on its management... 

September 01, 2016

Fresh Look with an innovative BYK Additive

Freshness is a mega trend in the food sector, even with convenience products. Consequently, refrigerated food units take up an increasingly greater part of the supermarket... 

August 16, 2016

Half-Year Results: ALTANA Achieves Operating Sales Increase

Revenues reach EUR 1,064 million, Slight nominal sales decline after streamlining the portfolio, EBITDA up to EUR 249 million, Growth forecast for the full-year 2016 confirmed 

July 12, 2016

BYK’s preparations for the K 2016 in Düsseldorf gather pace

K, the World’s No. 1 Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber, like some magnetically charismatic point of attraction for the entire plastics industry, is already in the blocks and raring to go. 

July 04, 2016

ALTANA Expands its Additive Business through Acquisition of Dutch Company Addcomp

Strategic extension of ALTANA’s BYK division in the area of polymer additive solutions, Takeover of two production facilities in the Netherlands and the U.S. with 45 employees

May 25, 2016

11th BYK-Gardner User Meeting in Würzburg 2016

11th BYK-Gardner User Meeting in Würzburg 2016  

March 18, 2016

2015 Results: ALTANA’s Sales Increase by 5 Percent

Sales of more than €2 billion for the first time, EBITDA reaches €391 million, with a margin of 19 percent, Research and development investments increased significantly again, Outlook for 2016: Further profitable growth 

January 13, 2016

Process optimization with BYK additives

Every other year, the Paint India represents the trade fair start to the year for the entire Southeast Asian paints and printing inks industry. BYK Additives & Instruments, a leading manufacturer of additives and measuring instruments for the paints, printing inks, and construction chemistry industry, is presenting at the Paint India from January 21 to 23, 2016 in Mumbai with a wide and varied additives portfolio adapted to local needs.