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NOV 16, 2021
Price increases from January 2022
ECKART will implement a price increase for products issued starting from January 1, 2022.
OCT 15, 2021
Andreas Gipp new Managing Director at ECKART GmbH
With Andreas Gipp, ECKART appoints its new third Managing Director, who completes the management team of the effect pigment manufacturer as of October 1, 2021.
SEP 27, 2021
Metal surcharges for fourth quarter 2021
As announced in our last press release dated 25.06.2021 ECKARTs metal surcharges will be adjusted on a quarterly basis.
AUG 25, 2021
Business integration completed: Aluminium Materials Technologies Ltd transferred to ECKART
The British aluminium alloy powder producer for additive manufacturing, Aluminium Materials Technologies Ltd. ("AMT"), is owned by the ECKART Group.
AUG 9, 2021
Half-year results: ALTANA posts double-digit growth
• Sales 24 percent above previous year’s level
• EBITDA margin 21 percent in the first half year • Further milestones achieved in innovation and climate protection • Forecast for the full year raised
JUL 12, 2021
Metal surcharges for third quarter 2021
As announced in our last press release dated 29.03.2021 Eckart's metal surcharges will be adjusted on a quarterly basis.
Jul 1, 2021
New perspectives for automotive suppliers: ALTANA Innovation Award 2021 honors pioneering technology in the field of metallic effect pigments
Every year, the ALTANA Innovation Award honors the most promising new developments of the global specialty chemicals group.
APR 12, 2021
STAPA® HCP 4000 silver metallic pastes
The silver-metallic, highly resistant STAPA® HCP pigment pastes have received a strong addition with the introduction of the newly developed
STAPA® HCP 4000 range.
APR 09, 2021
New premium gold powders for wood and plastic
With the new STANDART® PREMIOR Gold range, the effect pigment manufacturer ECKART presents a new level of gold brilliance and hiding power.
MAR 29, 2021
Metal surcharges for second quarter 2021
As announced in our last press release dated 18.12.2020 Eckart's metal surcharges will be adjusted on a quarterly basis.
MAR 19, 2021
2020 Results: ALTANA’s sales down only slightly, EBITDA exceeds previous year’s level
• Sales of 2,178 million euros, 3 percent below the previous year’s level
• ACTEGA division grows by 9 percent • EBITDA increases by 2 percent to 426 million euros • Research and development spending remains at a high level ...
FEB 18, 2021
ALTANA completes acquisition of TLS business with metal powders for 3D printing
Wesel/Bitterfeld, February 18, 2021 – The specialty chemicals group ALTANA has completed the acquisition of the business of TLS Technik GmbH & Co. Spezialpulver KG ...
FEB 2, 2021
Price changes effective from March 1, 2021
ECKART has been successful in keeping prices to our valued customers stable. This stability has been achieved by compensating our cost increases through a number of measures ...