Press & News 2018

November 15, 2018

BYK Team Wins ALTANA Innovation Award 2018 for New Additive Product Line

• The winning team prevailed against 14 competitors from all ALTANA divisions
• The strong innovative strength of the additive flagship product BYK®-3560 extends BYK’s leading market position 

November 06, 2018

ALTANA Invests in Velox, an Industrial Digital Printing Company

• Specialty chemicals group expanding its digital printing technology portfolio
• Emphasis on new technology for high-speed digital “Direct-to-Shape” printing
• Technology already deployed and multiple high-value strategic accounts secured 

September 26, 2018

Thorsten Kröller to Become President of ALTANA’s ACTEGA Division as of March 1, 2019

Thorsten Kröller, currently Head of the Business Line Plastics Additives at the BYK Division, will assume the leadership of the ACTEGA Division as of March 1, 2019. He will succeed Dr. Roland Peter, who is going to retire. At the same time, Thorsten Kröller will join ALTANA’s Executive Management Team. 

August 08, 2018

2018 Half-Year Results: ALTANA Remains on Growth Path in First Half of 2018

• Operating sales increase by 6 percent
• EBITDA slightly below first six months of previous year due to higher raw material costs
• Forecast for 2018 as a whole confirmed 

June 27, 2018

Landa Digital Printing opens next chapter in Company history

Successful completion of $300 million financing round provided by SKion, the private investment company of German entrepreneur Susanne Klatten, and ALTANA 

March 16, 2018

2017 Results: ALTANA Accelerates Growth

Sales increase by 8 percent to €2,247 million, EBITDA improves to €470 million, Outlook for 2018: continued profitable growth