PRESS RELEASES 2019
August 06, 2019
Half-year results: ALTANA below the strong level of the previous year in a challenging environment
- Sales decline by 4 percent to 1,154 million euros
- EBITDA margin reaches 19.2 percent
- Strong investments in research and development, digitalization, and locations worldwide
- Forecast for the year as a whole: sales roughly at previous year's level
June 25, 2019
Student Team from Lingen Receives the 2019 ALTANA Special Prize in Chemistry for its Sustainable Business Idea
- “Jugend gründet” nationwide final on June 24 and 25, 2019,
at the Porsche Training Center in Stuttgart
- The prize: a trip to one of the largest research and
development sites of the specialty chemicals company ALTANA in the U.S.
June 05, 2019
ACTEGA Inaugurates New Innovation Center at Grevenbroich Research Site
- Investment: around 10 million euros
- Space for research and development doubled
- New headquarters for simulation of future packaging trends
June 03, 2019
ACTEGA In-line Primer for HP Indigo 30000 Digital Press Now Available
ACTEGA, a global market leader in coatings, inks and primers serving the digital print and packaging industries, today announces a new aqueous primer, ACTDigi® LEP Primer AQ1409610 for use in- line with the HP Indigo 30000 Digital Press for digital folding carton production.
April 09, 2019
ALTANA Division BYK Opens New Site in Shanghai
Specialty chemicals company expanding its presence in Asia through biggest single investment in China so far, New integrated site to better serve needs of customers locally
March 26, 2019
Newly Launched Dual Cure Flexo Inks Designed to Improve Speed and Clean Up
ACTEGA North America has added a dual cure, UV and LED, flexo ink system to their ACTExact® family. Designed specifically to meet the requirements of both LED and UV curing systems on press.
March 23, 2019
ACTEGA Announces In-line Primer for HP Indigo 30000 Digital Press Folding Carton Production
ACTEGA today announces a new aqueous primer, ACTDigi® LEP Primer AQ1409610 for use in- line with the HP Indigo 30000 Digital Press for digital folding carton production.
March 15, 2019
2018 Results: ALTANA Remains on the Growth Path in an Increasingly Challenging Environment
Sales increase by 3 percent to €2,307 million
EBITDA reaches €431 million
Research and development expenditure increases by 8 percent
March 11, 2019
ACTEGA North America R&D Center installs Mark Andy P5 press
ACTEGA North America is pleased to announce the purchase and installation of a Mark Andy Performance Series P5, 13-inch flexographic press at its Twin Lakes R&D facility in Charlotte, N.C.