ACTEGA Coatings & Sealants
November 06, 2008

SKion GmbH Offer for Acquisition of ALTANA Shares

Today SKion GmbH informed us about their decision to make an offer for the acquisition of shares in ALTANA AG. 

November 05, 2008

ALTANA continues its growth course

Sales: plus 7 percent, Earnings (EBITDA): plus 18 percent, Outlook revised and increased

August 08, 2008

ALTANA posts robust growth in the first six months of 2007

Sales: +7 percent, Earnings (EBITDA): +22 percent, Optimistic outlook is updated

August 07, 2008

ALTANA reports sales and earnings growth in the first half of 2008

Sales: up 2 percent (4 percent operating growth), EBITDA: up 13 percent; EBITDA margin at high level, Burdens due to exchange rate effects 

May 05, 2008

ALTANA Annual General Meeting approves dividend proposal

Regular dividend of €0.25 , Special dividend of €0.26, Payout ratio of 33%, Total dividend payment of just under €70 million 

April 29, 2008

ALTANA reports positive business performance in the first quarter of 2008

Sales: plus 3 percent (operating growth: plus 5 percent), EBITDA: plus 16 percent, Positive earnings outlook confirmed 

April 26, 2008

The new ALTANA starts with good First Quarter 2007

- Sales: +7 percent
- Earnings (EBITDA): +23 percent
- Optimistic outlook for 2007

April 26, 2008

ALTANA seeks delisting in the U.S.

ALTANA seeks delisting in the U.S.  

April 24, 2008

Marking of plastics

Heavy-metal free additives for flexible laser marking 

April 24, 2008

Versatile and functional: Hot-seal varnishes for top-notch requirements

Producers of specialties to serve the packaging manufacturers' market have been confronted with a dynamic evolution which is still ongoing: Standard wide-spread materials such as aluminum are increasingly substituted by plastics and polymer composites. As a consequence manufacturers are confronted with innovative applications based on these new substrates and according demands of the end-consumer. 

April 24, 2008

Innovative, laser-markable protective varnishes for rigid and flexible metal packaging

Laser induced markings have evolved into a common feature in our daily environment - just have a look at characters of computer keyboards, technical information on electronic parts, displays in cars or sealants for screw caps. 

April 24, 2008
March 18, 2008

ALTANA AG reports excellent business year 2007

- Dynamic growth in sales and earnings
- Dividend proposal: €0.25 per share
- Special dividend: €0.26 per share
- Positive outlook for the business year 2008 

January 31, 2008

ALTANA reports successful business year 2007

Excellent start as pure specialty chemicals company
Sales: €1,380 million (+ 7%)
EBITDA: €248 million (+ 33%)