2010

News Archive

Here you will find the all news for Eckart and our subsidiary companies for the year 2010.

December 21, 2010

Metal Surcharges Q1 2011

Due to the development of metal prices during the fourth quarter 2010 the metal surcharges will be adjusted as follows: 

December 01, 2010

ECKART America Corp. Consolidates Distribution Network

ECKART America Corp. Consolidates Distribution Network  

November 11, 2010

3rd ALTANA Innovation Conference:
ALTANA Innovation Award for New Effect Pigment Generation Based on Glassflakes

145 top international researchers and developers of the ALTANA Group are currently discussing technical and commercial developments and future innovative trends at the 3rd ALTANA Innovation Conference ... 

October 25, 2010
October 22, 2010

ECKART presents new effect pigments at K'2010

Our SILVERSHINE aluminium pigments are a real highlight - these pigments enable visual effects in mass colored plastic materials in surface coating quality. 

September 22, 2010

Metal surcharges

As already announced in our last press release dated June 22, 2010 ECKART's metal surcharges will be adjusted on a quarterly basis. 

August 10, 2010

5% price increase on all sheetfed and UV inks effective 1st of October, 2010

5% price increase on all sheetfed and UV inks effective 1st of October, 2010 

August 05, 2010

ALTANA: Dynamic upward trend continues

- Sales and earnings grow significantly in the first six months of the year
- Uncertainty about inventory effects and the development of raw material prices 

June 22, 2010

Metal surcharges

As already announced in our last press release dated March 19, 2010 Eckart's metal surcharges will be adjusted on a quarterly basis. 

May 06, 2010

ALTANA has started dynamically into the year 2010

Considerable growth in sales and earnings 

March 19, 2010

Metal surcharges

As already announced in our last press release dated December 17, 2009 Eckart's metal surcharges will be adjusted on a quarterly basis. 

March 18, 2010

ALTANA: Sales and earnings below prior year levels despite noticeable upturn in business

The specialty chemicals Group ALTANA recorded considerable declines in sales and earnings in the business year 2009. 

February 04, 2010

Business year 2009: ALTANA noticeably affected by the crisis despite strong rebound in the second half of the year

Sales: €1,182 million (-12%), EBITDA: €204 million (-16%); EBITDA margin: 17.3%, Impairments of €77 million at ECKART Effect Pigments, Earnings before taxes (EBT): €39 million; net income (EAT): €11 million