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04.03.2020

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Acquisition of Schmid Rhyner by Altana Completed

The specialty chemicals group Altana has completed the acquisition of the overprint varnish specialist Schmid Rhyner.

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20.11.2017

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Altana Plans to Expand Capacities for Rheology Additives

BYK Additives & Instruments, a member of the Altana Group, announced a commitment to expand its facility in Gonzales, Texas. The company expects to invest $ 50 million to increase the company's capabilities and capacities for key products in the rheology additive portfolio.

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06.02.2017

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Altana Acquires Additive Manufacturer PolyAd Services

The specialty chemicals company Altana has acquired the U.S. company PolyAd Services, a developer and manufacturer of additive solutions for the global plastics market.

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04.07.2016

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Altana to acquire manufacturer of polymer additive solutions

Altana expands its Additive Business through Acquisition of Dutch Company Addcomp und strengthen it´s Byk division in the area of polymer additive solutions.

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18.06.2014

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Altana More Than Doubles Production Capacity for BYK Additives in the U.S

The specialty chemicals group Altana announced the grand opening of its BYK USA expanded facility in Wallingford, Connecticut. With this state of the art plant, BYK more than doubles production capacity in the U.S. and increases worldwide supply chain security for its additives, ...

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13.05.2014

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How to Find Skilled Employees – and Keep Them

Money makes the world go round - but in terms of job satisfaction, it's not all about the Benjamins: 87 percent of young employees particularly favor a cooperative working atmosphere over large salaries, a new study shows.

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08.05.2014

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Speciality Chemical Firm Altana Invests in Development and Production in China

German speciality chemicals firm Altana plans for growth in China: Altana-subsidiaries opened new research and production facilities in the country. Additionally, the company has big plans for a new plant in Shanghai.

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09.09.2011

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Consolidation and Asia Cause Concern Among Specialty Chemical Industry

The specialty chemicals business is bucking all the trends and is still highly profitable. Some companies are currently earning so much they’re in the mood for a shopping spree.

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