Here you will find the all news for Eckart and our subsidiary companies for the year 2009.
As already announced in our last press release dated September 23, 2009 Eckart's metal surcharges will be adjusted on a quarterly basis.
Due to the development of metal prices during the fourth quarter 2009 the following metal surcharges will apply for the first quarter 2010:
The specialty chemicals Group ALTANA AG increased sales and operating earnings in the first three quarters of 2008 compared to the same period last year.
- Considerable momentum in Q3
- Accumulated still clearly below prior-year figures
- Sales down 18 percent, EBITDA down 35 percent
- EBITDA margin 16 percent
Today SKion GmbH informed us about their decision to make a new, improved offer for the acquisition of shares in ALTANA AG and they have published this decision today according to § 10 section 1 of the Securities Acquisition and Takeover Act (German Wertpapiererwerbs- and Übernahmegesetz "WpÜG).
Eckart's metal surcharges will be adjusted on a quarterly basis.
ALTANA's ECKART Effect Pigments division strengthens its main factory in the Franconian town of Güntersthal (Bavaria) and its site in Wackersdorf
- Sales: down 25 percent
- EBITDA: down 52 percent; EBITDA margin 12.6 percent
- Cost management leads to significant savings
- Stabilization in the second quarter
Due to the development of metal prices over the last few month's we regret to inform you that we have to apply the metal surcharge for the third quarter 2009 again.
ECKART introduces improved JETFLUID metallic digital drop on demand inks at booth no. N87 in Hall 7 at FESPA 2009 Amsterdam from May 12-14, 2009.
- Sales: down 30 percent
- EBITDA: down 71 percent
- Positive cash flow
- Consistent cost management
ECKART is presenting itself as an innovative and experienced consulting partner for all issues regarding innovative effect pigment applications at the ECS, the international coatings and paint industry trade fair, in Nuremberg...
Sales and earnings declined slightly, Fourth quarter overshadows full year results, Dividend proposal: 10 cent per share
ALTANA 2006: Eleventh record year in succession with strong growth in sales and earnings
Sales: €1,342 million (-3%), EBITDA: €243 million (-2%), EBITDA margin: 18.1%