ELANTAS Electrical Insulation

Press & News 2005

November 23, 2005

Martin Babilas newly appointed CFO of ALTANA Chemie AG

The Supervisory Board of ALTANA Chemie AG, the Chemicals division of ALTANA AG (NYSE: AAA, FSE: ALT), has appointed Martin Babilas as a Member of the Management Board of ALTANA Chemie AG effective January 1, 2006, today. 

November 02, 2005

ALTANA: Double-digit increase in earnings as per the third quarter of 2005

Very positive development at the Pharmaceuticals division. Earnings forecast for 2005 increased. Re-organization of the Pharmaceuticals and Chemicals division.  

October 04, 2005

ALTANA Chemie: Change in Division Management

Wolfgang Schütt succeeds Christoph Schlünken as President ALTANA Electrical Insulation 

October 04, 2005

Dr. Christoph Schlünken is new President of the Effect Pigments Division and Chairman of the Management Board of the ECKART Group

After the acquisition of the ECKART Group and its integration as the fourth division of ALTANA Chemie AG, Wesel, we hereby announce that Dr. Christoph Schlünken will lead the new Division Effect Pigments as President, he is also Chairman of the Management Board of the ECKART Group.  

October 04, 2005

ALTANA Chemie closed the acquisition of the ECKART group

ALTANA AG (NYSE: AAA; FSE: ALT) announced today that the ALTANA Chemie AG completed the acquisition of the ECKART group as of October 1, 2005.  

August 03, 2005

Fourth business unit for ALTANA Chemie

ALTANA Chemie AG, the Specialty Chemicals division of ALTANA AG (NYSE: AAA, FSE: ALT), has signed an agreement to acquire the ECKART GmbH & Co. KG, headquartered in Fürth/Germany. 

August 03, 2005

ALTANA continues growth course over the first half-year of 2005

ALTANA AG (NYSE: AAA, FSE: ALT) increased first-half consolidated sales in 2005 by 5% to €1.55 billion. Adjusted for divestment effects in the Chemicals division, the operating growth was 7%. 

May 04, 2005
April 28, 2005

ALTANA with good start in the first quarter of 2005

Sales +4%, Net income + 4% Strong pharmaceutical business  

March 17, 2005

ALTANA continues its sustained success

Sales +8%; Earnings before taxes (EBT) +8%; net income +13% Dividend up by 14% – the ninth increase in succession  

February 01, 2005

ALTANA Chemie divests Rembrandtin Lack

Concentration on growth market of packaging coatings almost complete 

January 27, 2005

ALTANA 2004: Significant dividend increase, the ninth in succession

ALTANA 2004: Significant dividend increase, the ninth in succession