ECKART Effect Pigments

News Archive

Here you will find the all news for Eckart and our subsidiary companies for the year 2015.

December 21, 2016

Metal surcharges for first quarter 2017

As already announced in our last press release dated 26.09.2016 ECKARTs metal surcharges will be adjusted on a quarterly basis. 

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 26, 2016

Metal surcharges for fourth quarter 2016

As already announced in our last press release dated 23.06.2016 Eckart's metal surcharges will be adjusted on a quarterly basis. 

September 22, 2016

EXTRAVAGANT EFFECTS FOR PLASTICS
At K 2016 in Düsseldorf, ECKART presents innovative pigments and new colour trends

Extravagant gloss and sparkling effects for plastics of all kinds are at the center of the CITY OF EFFECTS which ECKART showcases at the K 2016 in Düsseldorf from 19 to 26 October. 

August 17, 2016

Metallic and Pearlescent Brilliance for Labels and Packaging Labelexpo Americas 2016

Metallic and Pearlescent Brilliance for Labels and Packaging 

August 17, 2016

Metallic and Pearlescent Brilliance for Packaging

Metallic and Pearlescent Brilliance for Packaging 

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
 

June 23, 2016

Metal surcharges for third quarter 2016

Metal surcharges for third quarter 2016 

April 11, 2016

Stunning Effects Designed to Appeal to Young Target Groups

ECKART presents four pigment innovations at in-cosmetics in Paris, 12-14 April, 2016 

April 06, 2016

TOPSTAR 06 3000 – most brilliant offset ink of the entire portfolio

The new leafing, one-component printing ink TOPSTAR 06 3000 Brilliant Silver represents the most brilliant ink alternative to foil stamping and metallized substrates. 

March 18, 2016

Metal surcharges for the second quarter 2016

Metal surcharges for the second quarter 2016 

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 

January 22, 2016

ECKART offers Isomer-free* MPA-based PVD products

ECKART offers Isomer-free* MPA-based PVD products