Press & News 2012

December 07, 2012

ALTANA acquires the business of the wax additive manufacturer ChemCor, USA

ALTANA has signed a contract to acquire the business of Chemical Corporation of America Inc. (ChemCor), a U.S. manufacturer of specialty wax additives... 

November 26, 2012

ELANTAS Electrical Insulation will not acquire the THEIC business from Changzhou Lantian

ELANTAS and Changzhou Lantian Ruiqi Chemical (China) have agreed not to execute the asset purchase agreement for the acquisition of Lantian’s business with Tris-2-hydroxyethyl-Isocyanurat (THEIC)... 

November 08, 2012

ALTANA Innovation Award 2012 goes to BYK

A BYK innovation team has won the 2012 ALTANA Innovation Award. The prize was awarded for high performance CRP wetting and dispersing additives for sophisticated coatings applications.  

November 01, 2012

Reorganization of the Management Team at ALTANA AG

The presidents of the four divisions will be rotating their posts 

October 04, 2012

Technical Press Release ELANTAS:
Nanotechnology Based Wire Enamels

ELANTAS, the division Electrical Insulation of ALTANA AG, is introducing a newly developed wire enamel into the electrical insulation market. The new product Deatherm E 641 GL combines the positive effects of nanotechnology with the established and well-known properties of highly temperature resistant wire enamels. Intensive endurance tests have proven that this new wire enamel shows significantly improved the resistance against partial discharge and voltage spikes. 

August 08, 2012

ALTANA reports sales increase in the first half of 2012

The specialty chemicals Group ALTANA AG was able to further increase sales and operating earnings over the first six months of the current business year. 

June 12, 2012
May 23, 2012

ALTANA acquires Marbo's casting resins business

ALTANA acquires Marbo's casting resins business  

March 21, 2012

ALTANA further expands its business in 2011

Sales 5% up on the previous year, EBITDA margin at high level of 19.1%, Positive outlook even in an uncertain environment