ACTEGA Coatings & Sealants

Media Coverage

This section will provide news and media coverage about ACTEGA DS and our material solutions.

September 11, 2015

ACTEGA Kelstar introduces ACTDigi® Near Line Digital Primers

Near line primer series will allow for optimal priming for acceptance of liquid electrophotographic toner technology. 

August 25, 2015

New Online Presence: ACTEGA sharpens customer focus by concentration on market segments

New Online Presence: ACTEGA sharpens customer focus by concentration on market segments 

August 10, 2015

ACTEGA Kelstar introduces BlisterKote™

High Performance Water Based Coating for Blister Card Market that “runs like acrylic, sticks like polyurethane”. 

August 07, 2015

Half-Year Results: ALTANA Increases Sales by 9 Percent

The specialty chemicals Group ALTANA was able to increase sales by 9 percent to €1,070 million in the first half of 2015 (previous year: €985 million). 

August 05, 2015

ALTANA extends €250 Million Credit Facility

The specialty chemicals company ALTANA AG has successfully adjusted and extended a syndicated line of credit in the amount of €250 million. 

June 26, 2015

ALTANA Management Board Repositions Itself for the Future

Dr. Matthias L. Wolfgruber (61) is going to retire and will hand over the chairmanship of the Management Board to longtime Management Board member Martin Babilas (43) on January 1, 2016, Stefan Genten (46) will become ALTANA’s new Chief Financial Officer on August 1, 2015
 

April 16, 2015

ACTEGA Kelstar introduces 100% UV Soft Touch coating to the packaging and printing markets.

ACTEGA Kelstar, a market leader in the innovation of specialty coatings and chemicals, announced today the introduction of its newest product to its specialty coatings portfolio – 100% UV Soft Touch. 

April 09, 2015

ALTANA Wins 2015 Bronze Stevie® Award

Prestigious business prize given as part of first annual German Stevie® Awards  

March 20, 2015

ALTANA Achieves Leap in Sales and Earnings in 2014

Sales rise by 11 percent to around €2 billion, EBITDA reaches €397 million, with a margin of 20.4 percent, Outlook: Further profitable growth in 2015
 

October 07, 2014

Specialty Chemicals Company ALTANA Enlarges
Management Board

Dr. Christoph Schlünken, President of the BYK Additives & Instruments division, will join ALTANA’s Management Board as of November 1, 2014, Chief Financial Officer Martin Babilas will assume additional responsibilities, Reorganization caters to accelerated growth of the ALTANA Group 

August 08, 2014

2014 Half Year Results: ALTANA achieves double-digit sales and profit increase

Sales reach €985 million, with EBITDA margin at 21.5 percent, Acquisition of Rockwood’s rheology business and organic growth as drivers, Forecast for the full year confirmed
 

June 25, 2014

ALTANA Group Invests €100 million in Landa Digital Printing

Sees Landa Nanography™ as game changer for the print industry 

April 25, 2014
March 21, 2014

2013 Results: ALTANA Continues Growth Course

Sales rise by 4% to €1.8 Billion, EBITDA reaches €336 million, with a margin of 19%, Integration of rheology acquisition is proceeding, Company aims to double its business by 2020 

March 04, 2014

Industry Innovation Index
Innovative Strength: German Industry Falls Short of its Potential

Industrial companies are regarded as exceptionally innovative – particularly German ones. However, a current study by specialty chemicals company ALTANA indicates that many managers of industry in Germany believe there is a need for action in their own companies.