Here you will find the all news for Eckart and our subsidiary companies for the year 2009.
- December 17, 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:
- November 06, 2009
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.
- November 05, 2009
- Considerable momentum in Q3
- Accumulated still clearly below prior-year figures
- Sales down 18 percent, EBITDA down 35 percent
- EBITDA margin 16 percent
- October 22, 2009
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).
- September 23, 2009
Eckart's metal surcharges will be adjusted on a quarterly basis.
- September 07, 2009
ALTANA's ECKART Effect Pigments division strengthens its main factory in the Franconian town of Güntersthal (Bavaria) and its site in Wackersdorf
- August 06, 2009
- Sales: down 25 percent
- EBITDA: down 52 percent; EBITDA margin 12.6 percent
- Cost management leads to significant savings
- Stabilization in the second quarter
- June 23, 2009
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.
- May 07, 2009
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.
- May 07, 2009
- Sales: down 30 percent
- EBITDA: down 71 percent
- Positive cash flow
- Consistent cost management
- March 26, 2009
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...
- March 19, 2009
Sales and earnings declined slightly, Fourth quarter overshadows full year results, Dividend proposal: 10 cent per share
- March 15, 2009
ALTANA 2006: Eleventh record year in succession with strong growth in sales and earnings
- February 23, 2009
- February 05, 2009
Business year 2008: ALTANA achieves margin target despite sharp business decline in the fourth quarter
Sales: €1,342 million (-3%), EBITDA: €243 million (-2%), EBITDA margin: 18.1%