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December 20, 2019

ALTANA Acquires Overprint Varnish Specialist Schmid Rhyner AG

• Strategic expansion of ALTANA’s ACTEGA division
• Acquisition includes production, research, and development in Switzerland and a subsidiary in the U.S. with a total of around 80 employees 

November 19, 2019

BYK presents the art of adhesive bonding

BYK not only supports students interested in STEM, but also promotes advanced training for chemistry teachers at high schools. 

November 12, 2019

BYK wins prestigious Henkel Supplier Award in the Innovation category

BYK, a leading global supplier of additives and measuring instruments, was recently honored by Henkel Adhesive Technologies with their annual Supplier Award in the category “Innovation”. 

October 31, 2019

Wireless, Open, and Interactive: ALTANA and BYK Employees Move into Digital Work Environment

• New building inaugurated for around 140 IT and digitalization employees
• Innovative work environment of around 3,000 square meters co-designed by employees
• 9 million euros invested 

October 28, 2019

2019年K展亮点: 毕克化学推出用于复合材料的创新型功能填料


September 30, 2019
August 01, 2019

2019年k展亮点:阻燃增效剂BYK-MAX CT 4260

毕克化学正为即将到来的2019年K展做了大量的准备,此次展会将于10月16-23日在杜塞尔多夫的展览厅举行。在5号展厅的E17展位上,主要的焦点将集中在新助剂BYK-MAX CT 4260上,它是一种有机片状硅酸盐,用于热塑性塑料,如聚酰胺。 

July 02, 2019

ALTANA acquires business from the Paul N. Gardner Company

• Includes all technology, products, and the ongoing business of the company
• Will be incorporated into the Instruments Business Line of the BYK Division of ALTANA
• Strengthens position as technology leader in Physical Testing Instruments and expands business mainly in the Americas

The specialty chemicals group ALTANA has acquired the operating assets of the Paul N. Gardner Company Inc. of Pompano Beach FL, USA. Within the ALTANA Group, the business will be integrated into the Instruments Business Line of the BYK Division (BYK-Gardner), and will continue to operate as Paul N. Gardner. 

June 25, 2019

Student Team from Lingen Receives the 2019 ALTANA Special Prize in Chemistry for its Sustainable Business Idea

• “Jugend gründet” nationwide final on June 24 and 25, 2019, at the Porsche Training Center in Stuttgart
• The prize: a trip to one of the largest research and development sites of the specialty chemicals company ALTANA in the U.S. 

May 28, 2019

RHEOBYK – 新一代有机流变助剂

纽伦堡欧洲涂料展伊始,来自韦塞尔的特种化学品公司毕克化学精选旗下40余支有机流变助剂,归于新标 RHEOBYK 系列,以此帮助客户删繁就简,从众多产品中更便捷地选出所需有机流变助剂。 

May 14, 2019

新产品BYK-3450 和 BYK-3451 喜获殊荣


April 09, 2019



March 15, 2019

2018 Results: ALTANA Remains on the Growth Path in an Increasingly Challenging Environment

• Sales increase by 3 percent to €2,307 million
• EBITDA reaches €431 million
• Research and development expenditure increases by 8 percent 

February 14, 2019