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May 29, 2020

Change at the top of ALTANA’s Supervisory Board

Dr. Matthias L. Wolfgruber new Chairman - The Supervisory Board of the specialty chemicals group ALTANA has reconstituted itself. The Supervisory Board elected Dr. Matthias L. Wolfgruber, who has been a member of the Supervisory Board of ALTANA AG since March 2016, as its new chairman.  

May 20, 2020

Customer information on COVID-19 (May 20, 2020)

Health, supply reliability, closeness to customers 

May 14, 2020

Dr. Tammo Boinowitz Future President of ALTANA’s BYK Division

Dr. Tammo Boinowitz (53) will become managing director of BYK-Chemie GmbH based in Wesel as of January 1, 2021. After a two-month training and transitional phase, he will also become the President of BYK, the largest division of the specialty chemicals group ALTANA. 

April 07, 2020

For disinfectants: BYK rheology additives offer solutions for thickening alcohol and water mixtures

Disinfectants are in demand like never before. But BYK offers additives for thickening alcohol and water mixtures based on ethanol or isopropanol... 

March 27, 2020

Grand opening ceremony at the BYK location Gonzales

BYK inaugurated its newest production and research facility in Gonzales, Texas in February. 

March 20, 2020

2019 Results: ALTANA Holds Its Ground in a Challenging Environment and Sets the Course for Further Growth

• Sales of € 2,249 million, nearly 3 percent below the strong level of the previous year
• EBITDA reaches € 416 million
• Research and development expanded further, R&D expenditure increased by 7 percent
• High investments in international sites and digitization 

March 10, 2020

Information on the coronavirus (March 10, 2020)

Top priority for employee health and supply reliability 

January 09, 2020

ALTANA CO2 Neutral by 2025

• By 2025 the specialty chemicals group will reduce its CO2 impact from production and energy procurement to zero worldwide
• Complete conversion to green electricity already in 2020
• Call for significant strengthening of renewable energies