Press & News 2006

November 16, 2006

ALTANA Chemie Capital Markets Day 2006

Growth and sustainable value creation for more than ten years, Solid balance sheet will enable strategic flexibility and further dynamic growth, Excellent positioning and leading market position in all four divisions


November 14, 2006

ALTANA Electrical Insulation Announces Price Increase in Europe

ALTANA Electrical Insulation Announces Price Increase in Europe 

November 02, 2006

Q1-3 2006: ALTANA with clearly double-digit growth in sales and earnings

Sales with +23% and EBT with +22% clearly above prior year's figures, Very strong earnings in the third quarter: EBT +47%, ALTANA Chemie with sustained high profitability, Special dividend of about €31 for ALTANA shareholders and another dividend increase for 2006.

September 21, 2006

ALTANA AG: Sale of pharmaceuticals business to Nycomed

ALTANA AG: Sale of pharmaceuticals business to Nycomed 

August 02, 2006

ALTANA delivers dynamic 1st half-year 2006

- ALTANA Pharma: Sales +13%, operating return 30% - ALTANA Chemie: Sales +56%, operating return 19% - Outlook for 2006 confirmed: On the way to 11th record year in succession  

May 02, 2006

ALTANA Annual General Meeting approves dividend increase of 16%

Dividend rises to €1.10; tenth double-digit dividend increase in succession, total dividend payment higher than nominal capital for the first time 

April 27, 2006

ALTANA delivers excellent 1st Quarter 2006

Significant double-digit growth: Sales +28%, Net Income +25%, Optimistic outlook for 2006 confirmed.  

March 16, 2006

ALTANA 2005: Double-digit growth in sales and net income

Tenth record year in succession, Tenth dividend increase: +16%  

March 07, 2006

ALTANA Electrical Insulation Streamlines Operation

As part of our continuous efforts of strategic and operational alignment, Electrical Insulation, a division of ALTANA Chemie AG, Wesel, is adjusting the infrastructure of the division.  

February 01, 2006

ALTANA Chemie Strengthens its Packaging Coatings Area

ALTANA AG has announced today that ALTANA Chemie AG signed an agreement on January 31, 2006, to acquire the U.S.-American Rad-Cure Corporation. 

January 25, 2006

ALTANA AG: 10th record year in succession

Double-digit growth in sales and earnings.
Excellent starting base for the strategic future development of ALTANA's divisions. 

January 20, 2006

ALTANA Chemie Acquires Electrical Insulation Production of INVEX

Strategic and Geographic Expansion of Division Electrical Insulation in the Mercosur Area.