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ALTANA’s half-year results
After a positive start to the year, in the first half of 2020 the specialty chemicals group ALTANA recorded an overall sales decline of nearly 7 percent to EUR 1,078 million in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Perstorp Group has appointed Ulf Berghult as new CFO
Ulf Berghult has been appointed new CFO at Perstorp Holding AB as of mid-February.
New Perstorp fertilizer solution shown to increase potato yield by up to 22 percent
New research from the University of Lubin in Poland demonstrates that Perstorp’s chloride-free potassium source Amicult K42™ significantly increases potato yield when compared to non-foliar fertilization and other potassium source foliar feeding.
Retirement Andrew Chambers. IGM Resins promotes and appoints key team members to strengthen Photoinitiator leadership Primary tabs
Andrew Chambers will retire July 1st 2020 and will step down from his Executive position as Vice President Photoinitiators.
ALTANA Innovation Award for new pearl effect pigments technology goes to ECKART
A research team from ALTANA’s ECKART division has won this year’s Innovation Award of the globally active specialty chemicals group.
UV industry associations discourage the use of UV light on the human body to disinfect against the corona virus
Recent reports suggest that ultraviolet (UV) light can be used on the human body to disinfect against the coronavirus.
Covestro goes for green electricity Primary tabs
Long-term agreement signed with supplier Ørsted / Signal effect for the expansion of renewable energies intended.
ALTANA CO2 Neutral by 2025
By 2025 the specialty chemicals group ALTANA will reduce its CO2 impact from production and energy procurement worldwide to zero.
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