PRESS RELEASES 2019


 
October 07, 2019

ACTEGA Artística receives the certification ISO 45001: 2018

  • As one of the first companies in Spain, ACTEGA Artística received the ISO 45001:2018 certification
  • This certification replaces the OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety Management Series implemented
    in ACTEGA Artística since 2008.
  • The ISO 45001:2018 compliance certification has been issued by the Spanish certification body AENOR in May 2019.

September 27, 2019

ALTANA takes over business of Office Color Science Company, enters Software as a Service domain

  • Includes all technology and products
  • Will be incorporated into the Instruments Business Line of ALTANA’s BYK division
  • Strengthens position as technology leader in instrumentation solutions with refinish color matching and
    formulation software for automotive OEM

September 16, 2019

A focus on labels – ACTEGA at Label Expo 2019

Following the motto "Focus on labels", ACTEGA will present technical innovations, sustainable technologies and an extensive portfolio of overprint varnishes and primers at Label Expo 2019. In hall 7, booth A 37, interested visitors will find a broad selection of new printed samples for in-mold and pressure sensitive labels.

September 10, 2019

Artística RB 1006 Z3 obtains Platinum-level of Cradle to Cradle Certified™ in Material Health Certificate category

ACTEGA Artística was awarded the first Platinum Level Material Health Certificate by the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, granted to the Artística RB 1006 Z3 sealant for beverage cans after assessment against the criteria of the Material Health category in the Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Product Standard.

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.

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