ECKART Effect Pigments

Press & News

Here you will find all the news for ECKART and our subsidiary companies for the year 2017.

September 22, 2017

Metal surcharges for fourth quarter 2017

As already announced in our last press release dated 28.06.2017 Eckart's metal surcharges will be adjusted on a quarterly basis. 

August 10, 2017

ALTANA Acquires Pioneering Label and Packaging Technologies

Acquisition of a technology portfolio and innovation team from U.S. based NuLabel Technologies, Inc., NuLabel develops engineering and material science solutions to improve packaging design while using significantly less material 

August 09, 2017

2017 Half-Year Results: ALTANA Accelerates Growth Momentum

Sales rise significantly by 9 percent to €1,160 million, EBITDA improved to €262 million, Growth forecast for 2017 confirmed 

July 31, 2017
June 28, 2017

Metal surcharges for third quarter 2017

As already announced in our last press release dated 24.03.2017 Eckart's metal surcharges will be adjusted on a quarterly basis. 

March 29, 2017

Bold colors and stunning effects

ECKART shows effect pigment and trend color innovations at in-cosmetics in London 

March 29, 2017

Innovative Products for Printing of Food Packaging

FPG products with a brilliant visual appearance for all printing processes 

March 29, 2017

Functionality Plus Pure Emotion

At the European Coatings Show (ECS), 4 to 6 April, 2017, in Nuremberg, ECKART presents a "Gallery of Brilliance“ 

March 24, 2017

Metal surcharges for second quarter 2017

As already announced in our last press release dated 21.12.2016 Eckart's metal surcharges will be adjusted on a quarterly basis. 

March 17, 2017

2016 Results: ALTANA Achieves Sales Increase and Leap in Earnings

Sales amount to €2,075 million, EBITDA reaches €453 million, Outlook for 2017: Further profitable growth
 

February 21, 2017

ALTANA Acquires Landa Metallography Technology

The Landa Group and ALTANA AG today announced that ALTANA has acquired Landa's Metallography technology.  

February 01, 2017

ALTANA Further Expands Additives Business by Acquiring PolyAd Services

ALTANA Further Expands Additives Business by Acquiring PolyAd Services  

January 16, 2017

"Educational Coaching" Project Extended

Project partners report positive results and continue to support equal opportunity for elementary school children in Wesel  

January 04, 2017

ALTANA Acquires Formulated Resins Business from Solvay

The specialty chemicals group ALTANA has acquired the Formulated Resins business of Belgian chemical group Solvay 

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