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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

BYK-1786 to showcase at ECS 2019

BYK-1786 to showcase at ECS 2019 

December 05, 2018

Don’t miss the next generation of BYK-Gardner’s
data analysis software smart-chart!

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 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

BYK Team Wins ALTANA Innovation Award 2018 for New Additive Product Line

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 

October 02, 2018

Additive expertise for composites and thermoplastics at FAKUMA 2018

From 16-20 October at the Friedrichshafen exhibition center, attention turns once more to the industrial processing of plastics and its challenges. 

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

Press Release
BYK-3560 and BYK-3565: Primed for Success!

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

Touch the color with spectro2guide – Next generation color measurement by BYK-Gardner

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

micro-gloss robotic: Automatic online gloss control

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

2018 Half-Year Results: ALTANA Remains on Growth Path in First Half of 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

New End-Use Brochures of BYK-Gardner: QC Solutions for Coatings

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”

DISPERBYK-2080 and DISPERBYK-2081 win “Ringier Technology Innovation Award” 

May 02, 2018

New BYK technology optimizes the added value of epoxy resin manufacturers

Thixbooster and Thixbreaker provide users with two new process additives that interact in perfect synchronization.  

February 23, 2018

BYK-Gardner Seminars – Basics of Color, Gloss and Physical Properties

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

World debut: BYK develops the first coupling agent for carbon fibers

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 Additives Passes on Price Increases

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

ACS 2018: BYK Additives for an Optimized Future

American Coating Show 2018 in Indianapolis