ACTEGA Coatings & Sealants
November 06, 2009

ALTANA increases sales and operating earnings

The specialty chemicals Group ALTANA AG increased sales and operating earnings in the first three quarters of 2008 compared to the same period last year. 

November 05, 2009

ALTANA: Marked recovery of its business continues

- Considerable momentum in Q3
- Accumulated still clearly below prior-year figures
- Sales down 18 percent, EBITDA down 35 percent
- EBITDA margin 16 percent  

October 22, 2009

SKion GmbH makes a new, improved Tender Offer for Acquisition of ALTANA Shares

Today SKion GmbH informed us about their decision to make a new, improved offer for the acquisition of shares in ALTANA AG and they have published this decision today according to § 10 section 1 of the Securities Acquisition and Takeover Act (German Wertpapiererwerbs- and Übernahmegesetz "WpÜG). 

October 02, 2009

ALTANA completes acquisition of Water Ink Technologies

The specialty chemicals group ALTANA AG has today concluded the purchase of the business of Water Ink Technologies, Inc.  

September 22, 2009

ACTEGA Rhenania Launches Solvent-free Adhesives Based on Renewable Raw Materials

Following growing customer demand, a novel series of solvent-free polyurethane adhesives for laminates to be used in packaging has been developed by ACTEGA Rhenania.  

August 06, 2009

First Half 2009: ALTANA still burdened by economic crisis

- Sales: down 25 percent
- EBITDA: down 52 percent; EBITDA margin 12.6 percent
- Cost management leads to significant savings
- Stabilization in the second quarter 

July 16, 2009

ALTANA acquires Water Ink Technologies

Leading manufacturer of specialty water-based and UV inks in
North America, Consolidated sales of about $34 million (€27 million) in 2008, Consequent strategic move for ACTEGA Division

May 07, 2009

Global economic crisis burdens ALTANA

- Sales: down 30 percent
- EBITDA: down 71 percent
- Positive cash flow
- Consistent cost management 

March 19, 2009

Economic crisis burdens growth course of ALTANA in 2008

Sales and earnings declined slightly, Fourth quarter overshadows full year results, Dividend proposal: 10 cent per share 

March 15, 2009

ALTANA 2006: Eleventh record year in succession with strong growth in sales and earnings

ALTANA 2006: Eleventh record year in succession with strong growth in sales and earnings 

February 05, 2009

Business year 2008: ALTANA achieves margin target despite sharp business decline in the fourth quarter

Sales: €1,342 million (-3%), EBITDA: €243 million (-2%), EBITDA margin: 18.1%