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Press & News

June 25, 2019

Student Team from Lingen Receives the 2019 ALTANA Special Prize in Chemistry for its Sustainable Business Idea

• “Jugend gründet” nationwide final on June 24 and 25, 2019, at the Porsche Training Center in Stuttgart
• The prize: a trip to one of the largest research and development sites of the specialty chemicals company ALTANA in the U.S. 

June 25, 2019

Metal surcharges for third quarter 2019

As already announced in our last press release dated 27.03.2019 Eckart's metal surcharges will be adjusted on a quarterly basis. 

May 03, 2019

Brilliant Metallic Effects with Sustainable and Cost-Saving Benefits

ECKART, one of the leading manufacturers of effect pigments and metallic printing inks, will be presenting its design concept illoom. at the Packaging Première Milan, Fieramilanocity,pavilion 4, stand E 10, from May 28 – 30, 2019 

April 09, 2019

ALTANA Division BYK Opens New Site in Shanghai

• Specialty chemicals company expanding its presence in Asia through biggest single investment in China so far
• New integrated site to better serve needs of customers locally 

March 27, 2019

Metal surcharges for second quarter 2019

As already announced in our last press release dated 18.12.2018 Eckart's metal surcharges will be adjusted on a quarterly basis. 

March 15, 2019

2018 Results: ALTANA Remains on the Growth Path in an Increasingly Challenging Environment

• Sales increase by 3 percent to €2,307 million
• EBITDA reaches €431 million
• Research and development expenditure increases by 8 percent 

March 11, 2019

Brilliant, Sustainable, Groundbreaking: Effect Pigments for Tomorrow’s Applications

ECKART presents innovations for the coating and printing industry and for functional applications 

February 22, 2019

ECKART Empowers Women with Wowing Colors
Innovative pigment and additive solutions to accentuate individual beauty

Purity, naturalness, and diversity – these are major global cosmetic trends. Based on its outstanding portfolio of effect pigments and additives, ECKART provides fascinating answers to these evolving trends under the theme “Brilliance – Inspired by Nature” at in-cosmetics global, April 2-4, Paris.  

January 24, 2019

ECKART Reacts Confidently to Unexpected Exchange of Raw Materials

Six months ago, the effect pigment industry was unexpectedly faced with a new challenge: a raw material commonly used in the industry was classified as a chemical toxic to reproduction. 

January 04, 2019

ECKART AMERICA ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH ACME-HARDESTY FOR PERSONAL CARE INGREDIENTS

ECKART America Corporation is proud to announce Acme-Hardesty’s appointment as exclusive agent/distributor in the United States of the ECKART metallic and pearlescent pigments and rheological clay based additives business effective January 1, 2019. In addition, effective January 1, 2019, Acme- Hardesty will be our exclusive distributor for clay based additives in Canada for the personal care market.