ALTANA AG

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ALTANA develops and produces high-quality innovative products in the specialty chemicals business. The ALTANA Group, with headquarters in Wesel/Germany, is a genuine "global player” with 83% of its sales generated by international activities. The ALTANA Group has four divisions: BYK Additives & Instruments, ECKART Effect Pigments, ELANTAS Electrical Insulation, and ACTEGA Coatings & Sealants. All of these divisions occupy a leading position in their target markets with respect to quality, product solution expertise, innovation and service.

ALTANA offers innovative, environmentally compatible solutions with the matching specialty products for coating manufactures, paint and plastic processors, the printing and cosmetic industries, and the electrical and electronic industry. The product range includes additives, special coatings and adhesives, effect pigments, sealants and compounds, impregnating resins & varnishes, and testing and measuring instruments.

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    ALTANA again posts double-digit growth

    ALTANA again achieved double-digit growth in the first half of 2022. In the first six months of the year, the specialty chemicals group’s sales rose by 18 percent to 1,573 million euros compared to the same period of the previous year (1,334 million euros). Adjusted for acquisition and exch ... more

    Change in the Management Board of ALTANA AG

    The specialty chemicals group ALTANA has announced a change in the composition of its Management Board. Dr. Christoph Schlünken will retire at the end of this year and hand over his board responsibilities to Dr. Tammo Boinowitz as of January 1, 2023. Dr. Boinowitz is President of ALTANA’s l ... more

    Ten-year high: ALTANA achieves double-digit sales growth in 2021

    ALTANA closed the 2021 fiscal year with record results. Sales rose by 22 percent to € 2,667 million (previous year: € 2,178 million). As a result, the specialty chemicals group achieved its strongest growth in the past ten years. The growth was driven by great global demand for ALTANA solut ... more

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    ALTANA AG

    ALTANA develops and produces high-quality, innovative products in the specialty chemicals business and is one of the most successful and innovative chemical groups worldwide. more