ACTEGA Coatings & Sealants
December 20, 2016

Innnovation Study

A Challenge When Recruiting Specialists: Entry-Level Professionals Want More Scope of Action

Recruiting specialists is one of the biggest challenges facing almost three quarters of all German industrial companies, Entry-level professionals expect their employers to have a corporate culture that promotes innovation, by their own account, ever-fewer managers are making a relevant contribution to their company’s innovation culture  

November 29, 2016

Innovation Study

Number of Participations in Startups Stagnating

As in the previous year, every tenth industrial company invested in a young technology company, In almost 40 percent of the companies, the willingness to take risks is low or virtually nonexistent 

November 10, 2016

ALTANA Innovation Award 2016 Given

For the sixth time the specialty chemicals company ALTANA has honored an outstanding product, application, or process innovation within the ALTANA Group with the ALTANA Innovation Award.  

November 03, 2016

High School Student “CEO for 1 Day” of ALTANA

What would it be like to be in charge of 6,000 employees for a day? 

October 21, 2016

Innovation Study

A Commitment to Sustainability Inspires Innovative Strength

Companies committed to sustainability have above-average innovative strength
Action needs to be taken above all in the development of environment-friendly products
Sustainable companies appeal more to entry-level professionals 

September 29, 2016

Industry Study

ALTANA Innovation Index: German Companies Richer in Ideas Than Ever Before

Improvement of corporate culture and higher investments pay off , Industry Innovation Index increases by four points, In 2016, every third company spends more money on innovations

September 29, 2016

KBA-Sheetfed and ACTEGA seal strategic partnership

Cooperation in the field of inline finishing 

August 18, 2016

ALTANA’s ACTEGA Division Invests Around €10 Million in its Research Site in Grevenbroich

New laboratory building, Space for research and development is doubled, Headquarters for simulation of future packaging trends 

August 16, 2016

Half-Year Results: ALTANA Achieves Operating Sales Increase

Revenues reach €1,064 million, Slight nominal sales decline after streamlining the portfolio, EBITDA up to €249 million, Growth forecast for the full-year 2016 confirmed 

July 04, 2016

ALTANA Expands its Additive Business through Acquisition of Dutch Company Addcomp

Strategic extension of ALTANA’s BYK division in the area of polymer additive solutions, Takeover of two production facilities in the Netherlands and the U.S. with 45 employees

April 11, 2016

ACTEGA North America introduces MotionCoat™

ACTEGA North America introduces MotionCoat™ 

April 11, 2016

ACTEGA North America introduces MotionCoat™

A UV coating that creates a transformational enhancement to the printing and packaging market. 

April 11, 2016

ACTEGA Terra: Dr. Wolfgang Josten appointed Managing Director

Dr. Wolfgang Josten, subsequent to his position as Managing Director of ACTEGA Colorchemie, will be appointed Managing Director of ACTEGA Terra, a company which belongs to ALTANA’s ACTEGA Coatings & Sealants division.  

March 23, 2016

Siegwerk Acquires ACTEGA Colorchemie from the ALTANA Group

With the purchase, the global manufacturer of printing inks for packaging, labels, and catalogs further expands its position in the European market for water-based printing inks. 

March 18, 2016

2015 Results: ALTANA’s Sales Increase by 5 Percent

Sales of more than €2 billion for the first time, EBITDA reaches €391 million, with a margin of 19 percent, Research and development investments increased significantly again, Outlook for 2016: Further profitable growth 

February 03, 2016

Anheuser-Busch InBev and ACTEGA partnering to boost PVC-free bottle closures in China

ACTEGA to build new production line in Foshan, South China 

February 01, 2016

ACTEGA North America continues to be a Platinum sponsor for the 9th PRINT UV 2016 conference March 16th– March 18th at the Encore Las Vegas

ACTEGA North America continues to be a Platinum sponsor for the 9th PRINT UV 2016 conference March 16th– March 18th at the Encore Las Vegas 

February 01, 2016

ACTEGA North America, Inc. announces new sales leadership team.

ACTEGA North America, Inc. announces new sales leadership team. 

January 04, 2016

ACTEGA WIT and ACTEGA Kelstar merge to become ACTEGA North America, Inc.

Merger strengthens position in the packaging and printing industry