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- December 05, 2018
BYK-Gardner - worldwide partner of the automotive, paint and plastic industries for quality control of color, appearance and physical properties - is announcing the next generation of their data analysis software smart-chart.
- November 30, 2018
- November 29, 2018
BYK-Gardner User Meetings 2018
The Insider Tip for CLASS A Quality Control of Automotive Exterior Finishes
On November 7/ 8, 2018 BYK-Gardner known for innovative QC solutions for color, appearance
and physical properties conducted its 9th US User Meeting in Dearborn, MI and two weeks later
on November 25 / 26, 2018 its 12th European User meeting in Heidelberg, Germany.
The theme of both meeting was “Color and Appearance Harmony” using BYK-Gardner’s
measurement solutions to achieve CLASS A surface quality.
- November 15, 2018
• The winning team prevailed against 14 competitors from all ALTANA divisions
• The strong innovative strength of the additive flagship product BYK®-3560 extends BYK’s leading market position
- November 06, 2018
• Specialty chemicals group expanding its digital printing technology portfolio
• Emphasis on new technology for high-speed digital “Direct-to-Shape” printing
• Technology already deployed and multiple high-value strategic accounts secured
- October 02, 2018
From 16-20 October at the Friedrichshafen exhibition center, attention turns once more to the industrial processing of plastics and its challenges.
- September 26, 2018
Thorsten Kröller, currently Head of the Business Line Plastics Additives at the BYK Division, will assume the leadership of the ACTEGA Division as of March 1, 2019. He will succeed Dr. Roland Peter, who is going to retire. At the same time, Thorsten Kröller will join ALTANA’s Executive Management Team.
- September 14, 2018
Gardner-scrub ECE 43 – Scrub Abrasion Tester designed to comply with Economic Commission for Europe Regulation on Safety glazing.
BYK-Gardner - worldwide partner of the automotive, paint and plastic industries for
quality control of color, appearance and physical properties - is introducing the
Gardner-scrub ECE 43.
- September 04, 2018
This year’s “BYK Advance” prize has been awarded to the team behind the development of a new family of hydrophilic additives, with its flagship BYK-3560.
- August 28, 2018
BYK-Gardner - worldwide partner of the automotive, paint and plastic industries for quality
control of color, appearance and physical properties - is introducing the new spectro2guide,
the revolution in color measurement.
- August 28, 2018
BYK-Gardner, a global leader in the field of measuring color and appearance and testing physical properties of plastic, coatings and cosmetics is introducing a new member of the well-proven micro-gloss family. The new micro-gloss 60° robotic enables automatic measurement of surface gloss.
- August 08, 2018
• Operating sales increase by 6 percent
• EBITDA slightly below first six months of previous year due to higher raw material costs
• Forecast for 2018 as a whole confirmed
- June 05, 2018
BYK-Gardner, a global leader in the field of measuring color, appearance and physical
properties announces new publications focusing on QC solutions for specific end-use markets
like coatings, plastic and cosmetics.
- May 29, 2018
DISPERBYK-2080 and DISPERBYK-2081 win “Ringier Technology Innovation Award”
- May 02, 2018
Thixbooster and Thixbreaker provide users with two new process additives that interact in perfect synchronization.
- March 16, 2018
Sales increase by 8 percent to €2,247 million, EBITDA improves to €470 million, Outlook for 2018: continued profitable growth
- February 23, 2018
BYK-Gardner, worldwide partner of the automotive, paint and plastic industries for quality control of color, appearance and physical properties, is introducing the new combination of seminars in Europe.
- February 21, 2018
Suited for all types of carbon fiber, Improves flexible and transverse tensile strength by up to 70 percent, Liquid additive, easy to incorporate
- February 02, 2018
BYK will raise its prices for additives by an average of 8%, effective from April 1, 2018, or as existing contracts permit.
- January 18, 2018
American Coating Show 2018 in Indianapolis