Press & News

August 07, 2015

Half-Year Results: ALTANA Increases Sales by 9 Percent

The specialty chemicals Group ALTANA was able to increase sales by 9 percent to €1,070 million in the first half of 2015 (previous year: €985 million). 

August 05, 2015

ALTANA extends €250 Million Credit Facility

The specialty chemicals company ALTANA AG has successfully adjusted and extended a syndicated line of credit in the amount of €250 million. 

June 26, 2015

ALTANA Management Board Repositions Itself for the Future

Dr. Matthias L. Wolfgruber (61) is going to retire and will hand over the chairmanship of the Management Board to longtime Management Board member Martin Babilas (43) on January 1, 2016, Stefan Genten (46) will become ALTANA’s new Chief Financial Officer on August 1, 2015
 

June 25, 2015

Metal surcharges

As already announced in our last press release dated 20.03.2015 Eckart's metal surcharges will be adjusted on a quarterly basis. 

May 12, 2015

ECKART at FESPA 2015 in Cologne

ECKART presents its digital metallic ink portfolio as well as a great variety of metallic solutions for screen printing at FESPA 2015 in Cologne. 

May 05, 2015

SYNCRYSTAL Supernova Gold - A real gold shade based on synthetic mica

Painesville, May 2015 – SYNCRYSTAL Supernova Gold, presented by ECKART at NYSCC from May 12th to 13th 2015 at booth 831, is a real gold shade that enhances all kinds of skin care and color cosmetic applications with a sensational lustrous/ aristocratic appearance. 

April 27, 2015

ECKART at techtextil 2015 in Frankfurt

At the techtextil 2015 trade fair in Frankfurt, ECKART presents its optical and functional effect pigment portfolio in Hall 3, booth 06. 

April 16, 2015

ECKART presents new effect pigments for a variety of applications at the European Coatings Show ECS 2015, Nuremberg

Hartenstein, 16/04/2015 – Ecofriendly, weather resistant, highly versatile or easy to disperse – the new generation of effect pigments offers distinct advantages, depending on the end use in question. ECKART showcases its innovative portfolio additions at the European Coatings Show (ECS),
Nuremberg, hall 4A, booth 512 from April 21 to 23, 2015. 

April 10, 2015

New Personal Care Concept Combines Effect Pigments with Emotions

At in-cosmetics in Barcelona, ECKART showcases dedicated prototypes for the use of soft & luminous effect pigments in personal care products 

March 20, 2015

ALTANA Achieves Leap in Sales and Earnings in 2014

Sales rise by 11 percent to around €2 billion, EBITDA reaches €397 million, with a margin of 20.4 percent, Outlook: Further profitable growth in 2015
 

March 20, 2015

Metal surcharges

As already announced in our last press release dated 18.12.2014 Eckart's metal surcharges will be adjusted on a quarterly basis. 

December 18, 2014

Metal surcharges

As already announced in our last press release dated 24.09.2014 Eckart's metal surcharges will be adjusted on a quarterly basis. 

October 29, 2014

ECKART at FAKUMA 2014

Effect pigments with technical functions