ELANTAS Electrical Insulation

Press & News 2010

December 09, 2010
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 ... 

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 21, 2010

ELANTAS Deatech is raising its prices

As of August 1, 2010 ELANTAS Deatech, a member of the ELANTAS Electrical Insulation group, will be raising its prices for ... 

June 04, 2010

ALTANA acquires ABB Micafil’s polyurethane casting
resins business

The specialty chemicals Group ALTANA has acquired with immediate effect the polyurethane casting resins business of ABB Micafil, a business unit of ABB Schweiz.  

May 06, 2010

ALTANA has started dynamically into the year 2010

Considerable growth in sales and earnings 

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. 

March 02, 2010

Rene Castanos Joins ELANTAS PDG, Inc. as an Area Sales Manager

ELANTAS PDG, Inc. (EPDG) is proud to announce Rene Castanos has joined the company as an Area Sales Manager. Castanos will be responsible for a portion of Mexico and a small US based territory. 

February 22, 2010

Jim Stockhausen joins ELANTAS PDG; John Yodis appointed to newly created Product Line Manager position.

Jim Stockhausen joins ELANTAS PDG, Inc. as Business Development Manager for the E&EM business line; John Yodis appointed to newly created Product Line Manager position. 

February 15, 2010

ELANTAS PDG, Inc. Acquires Formulated Products Business from Quadrant Chemical Corporation

ELANTAS PDG, Inc. Acquires Formulated Products Business from Quadrant Chemical Corporation 

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