ACTEGA Coatings & Sealants

Profile

 

Pioneer for waterbased coatings

ACTEGA Terra is the pioneer for overprint varnishes. In the 1970s, ACTEGA Terra - at that point of time known as Joachim Dyes Lackfabrik - developed the first waterbased coatings for the graphic arts industry. Today, ACTEGA Terra GmbH, based in Lehrte, Germany (close to Hannover), is the leading company for overprint varnishes in Europe.

Corner stones of the company development:

1950                                             

Joachim Dyes founds the Joachim Dyes  Lackfabrik GmbH in Hannover

1977

Development of the first waterbased coatings under the brand name Terra Lacke

1990

Move to the new location in Lehrte

1993

Certification of the quality management system according to DIN EN ISO 9001

1997

Change to the half-automised production / validation according to EMAS I

2000

Integration into ALTANA AG

2001

Certification of the environmental management system according to DIN EN ISO 14001

2002

Change from Joachim Dyes Lackfabrik GmbH to Terra Lacke GmbH

2004

Construction of a new logistics centre

2007

Terra Lacke changes to ACTEGA Terra

2007

Construction of a new office building and new laboratories in Lehrte

2010           

Integration of the coating producer Aquaprint

ACTEGA Terra today:

Employees:

150

Turnover:

54 Mio. €

Sales:

26.000 tons of coating

Company area:

25.000 m², thereof 19.000 m² cultivated

Delivery:

in over 65 countries worldwide