Press & News

Here you will find all the news for ECKART and our subsidiary companies for the year 2019.

May 03, 2019

Brilliant Metallic Effects with Sustainable and Cost-Saving Benefits

ECKART, one of the leading manufacturers of effect pigments and metallic printing inks, will be presenting its design concept illoom. at the Packaging Première Milan, Fieramilanocity,pavilion 4, stand E 10, from May 28 – 30, 2019 

April 09, 2019

ALTANA Division BYK Opens New Site in Shanghai

Specialty chemicals company expanding its presence in Asia through biggest single investment in China so far, New integrated site to better serve needs of customers locally 

March 27, 2019

Metal surcharges for second quarter 2019

As already announced in our last press release dated 18.12.2018 Eckart's metal surcharges will be adjusted on a quarterly basis. 

March 15, 2019

2018 Results: ALTANA Remains on the Growth Path in an Increasingly Challenging Environment

Sales increase by 3 percent to €2,307 million, EBITDA reaches €431 million, Research and development expenditure increases by 8 percent 

March 11, 2019

Brilliant, Sustainable, Groundbreaking: Effect Pigments for Tomorrow’s Applications

ECKART presents innovations for the coating and printing industry and for functional applications 

February 22, 2019

ECKART Empowers Women with Wowing Colors
Innovative pigment and additive solutions to accentuate individual beauty

Purity, naturalness, and diversity – these are major global cosmetic trends. Based on its outstanding portfolio of effect pigments and additives, ECKART provides fascinating answers to these evolving trends under the theme “Brilliance – Inspired by Nature” at in-cosmetics global, April 2-4, Paris.  

January 24, 2019

ECKART Reacts Confidently to Unexpected Exchange of Raw Materials

Six months ago, the effect pigment industry was unexpectedly faced with a new challenge: a raw material commonly used in the industry was classified as a chemical toxic to reproduction.