Press Releases

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

June 26, 2015

ALTANA Management Board Repositions Itself for the Future

Dr. Matthias L. Wolfgruber (61) is going to retire and will hand over the chairmanship of the Management Board to longtime Management Board member Martin Babilas (43) on January 1, 2016, Stefan Genten (46) will become ALTANA’s new Chief Financial Officer on August 1, 2015
 

May 26, 2015

Dr. Stephan Glander New Division President of BYK Additives & Instruments

Dr. Stephan Glander (46) has been appointed new Managing Director of BYK-Chemie GmbH, based in Wesel, Germany 

March 30, 2015

BYK®-1640 - emission-free defoamer for aqueous systems

BYK Additives & Instruments is launching a new additive on the market 

March 20, 2015

ALTANA Achieves Leap in Sales and Earnings in 2014

Sales rise by 11 percent to around €2 billion, EBITDA reaches €397 million, with a margin of 20.4 percent, Outlook: Further profitable growth in 2015
 

March 16, 2015

BYK-Gardner QC Solutions for Cosmetics

BYK-Gardner is now introducing a complete new and innovative line of accessories for the cosmetic industry.  

March 06, 2015

BYK additives for optimized processes

At BYK Additives & Instruments, a leading supplier of additives and measuring instruments for the coatings, printing inks and construction industries, the final preparations for its presence at this year’s ECS are now running at full speed. 

February 26, 2015

Change in Adhesives & Sealants personnel at
BYK Additives & Instruments

As of January 1, 2015 there has been a personnel change in the Adhesives & Sealants department. Tobias Austermann, formerly a member of the sales team at BYK specializing in adhesives and sealants, has been appointed successor to Jan Lenz, the previous head of department. 

February 05, 2015

New BYK coupling agent:
SCONA® TPPP 9212 for polypropylene glass fiber compounds

BYK has developed a new coupling agent for use in polypropylene glass fiber compounds 

February 04, 2015

DISPERBYK®-2055 – 100% wetting and dispersing additive with very broad application spectrum

DISPERBYK-2055 is a high molecular-weight wetting and dispersing additive that covers a very broad application spectrum 

January 27, 2015

Alejandro Basterra is the new Managing Director at BYK Chemie de México

Alejandro Basterra is the new Managing Director of BYK Chemie de México as of January 5, 2015 

January 19, 2015

ECS 2015: Process optimization courtesy of BYK additives

The presentation of BYK Additives & Instruments at the European Coatings Show 2015 in Nuremberg is solely devoted to the topic of process optimization. 

January 09, 2015

Development team behind DISPERBYK®-2200 awarded the BYK Advance innovation prize

The high-quality stabilization of phthalocyanine pigments and carbon blacks in solvent-borne coating systems, printing inks and inkjet inks was the driver for developing DISPERBYK-2200