Altana AG

Type: Company
Name: Altana AG
Nationality: Germany
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Industry Innovation Index External Knowledge – Underestimated Potential for Innovation

Survey of German industrial managers on success factors of innovative companies28-07-2014: Globalization and short product life cycles are increasing the pressure on companies to open up their innovation processes. However, currently German industrial ... [Published Bionity.com - Jul 28 2014]
Entities: Invention, Altana AG, Index
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

Learning to open up: German industry underestimates the power of external knowledge

The latest results of the Industry Innovation Index survey commissioned by Altana, a German-based specialty chemicals group, are in and once again providing interesting insights into German industrial managers' take on success factors of innovative companies. ... [Published PlasticsToday.com - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Corporate culture more important than money, study for Altana shows

The battle for the most talented employees is a demanding task for German industry. Forty four percent of managers said their greatest challenge was attracting specialists with the right technical and scientific background, ranking alongside globalised ... [Published PPCJ - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Altana more than doubles capacity for BYK additives in the USA

Altana announced the grand opening of its BYK USA Inc expanded facility in Wallingford, Connecticut. With this plant, BYK more than doubles production capacity in the USA and increases worldwide supply chain security for its additives.The expansion project ... [Published PPCJ - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Hotel check: Aman Grande Canal

BACKGROUNDThe Aman opened last June in the magnificent renovated Palazzo Papadopoli on Venice’s Grand Canal. The property dates back to the 16th century, and is owned by Count Giberto Arrivabene Valenti Gonzaga who has been in residence for 25 years and ... [Published Business Traveller - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Israeli tech sector continues investment surge with nearly $1B quarter

(JTA) — Israeli high-tech firms raised $930 million in the second quarter of 2014, the sector’s strongest quarter in more than a decade.The figure, drawn from a survey by the Israeli Venture Capital Research Center and financial firm KMPG, was the highest ... [Published JTA - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Landa and Altana: Why It Makes Sense

Jul 11, 2014Digital print technology start-up Landa made a splash recently with its news of a $130 million investment in it by Altana Chemical (Germany), in the process becoming a minority owner of the Israeli company. In an interview  with InfoTrends ... [Published Info Trends - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Many still trying to rebuild beach homes damaged by Hurricane Sandy

Almost two years after 2 1/2 feet of storm water surged into Michael Prezioso's Ortley Beach. N.J., vacation home, the place is still gutted and unusable. His flood insurance policy, Prezioso estimates, would cover only about 60 percent of the cost of ... [Published York Daily Record - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Altana acquires print company

Specialty chemicals group Altana has expanded into the packaging sector with its acquisition of Landa Corporation.Under the equity financing agreement, Altana will invest u100m (US$135m) for a minority stake in Landa Digital Printing. Both companies see ... [Published Cosmetics Business - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 2 reports

Landa nets €100m Nano backer

Benny Landa has managed to land a major backer for his in-development Nano printing technology, getting €100m from specialty chemicals group Altana.Landa says the cash, which buys Altana a minority stake, will be used for completing the development of ... [Published Pro Print - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

ALTANA Makes Major Investment to Support Landa Digital Printing Commercialization

Document at a GlanceAbstractThis IDC Flash discusses a strategic investment made by specialty chemical group ALTANA Group in Landa Digital Printing. IDC spoke with Benny Landa, chairman and CEO of Landa Corp., about th ... [Published IDC - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Altana Takes Minority Stake in Landa Digital, RPM Buys Betumat Quimica, Kraton Opens Innovation Center

SpecialChem |Mark Drunkenbord- Jul 1, 2014Hello and welcome to your early week international coatings industry update, brought to you by SpecialChem. There were a bunch of interesting pieces of deal and facilities news that became available after our ... [Published Special Chem 4 Coatings - Jul 01 2014]

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...Georg F L Wießmeier, Chief Technology Officer, ALTANA AG. "The prerequisite for this is an intact internal information management system and a network of committed staff who devise methods for efficiently researching and selecting external information in order to glean new knowledge for the company."
4. Japan Times, July 18, 2014: "If the EU walks away from doing business with Israel, its companies will lose out while China's will gain.... China is expanding its economic interest in Israel...acquiring large positions in key Israeli industries.... China needs all of these assets to modernize and transform its economy. China has a massive industrial and global reach, while Israel has expertise in every area of high- tech.... China has become a close second to the U S in the number of technology projects co-managed by Israel's Office of the Chief Scientist.... China will soon replace Europe as the second-leading source for investment in Israel's high-tech sector.... Israel awarded the Red-Med mega-project -- designed to connect the Red Sea to the Mediterranean coast by high-speed rail -- to a Chinese firm. Another Chinese firm recently won the bid to build a port at Ashdod, the proposed terminal for the Red-Med rail scheme project.... In 2011, China National Chemical Corporation gained a controlling interest in a major firm in Israel's agrochemical sector through a $2.4bn investment. Beijing has also gained access to Israeli nanotechnology via a joint venture between Tel Aviv and Tsinghua universities...."
...vote in the Scottish referendum and the two-month implied vols are suggesting that," said Peter Kinsella, currency strategist at Commerzbank. "Hedging against an outside chance of a split is pretty cheap."
He added, "We found a direct correlation between deal size and round type. It seems a sizable portion of the late-round hike is a direct result of the increase in the number of deals above $20 million. In the first six months of 2014, we counted 15 deals above $20 million, nearly equal to the number of such deals for the entire 2"

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Industry Innovation Index External Knowledge – ... [Published Bionity.com - Jul 28 2014]
Israel attracts foreign investors while confron... [Published Magic City Morning Star - Jul 27 2014]
Learning to open up: German industry underestim... [Published PlasticsToday.com - Jul 23 2014]
eGym partners with Highland Capital Partners Eu... [Published High-Tech Gründerfonds GmbH - Jul 23 2014]
Albemarle buys into lithium with Rockwood merger [Published RSC - Jul 23 2014]
External Knowledge - Underestimated Pote... [Published Packaging Europe - Jul 23 2014]
UPDATE 1-Sterling investors start to price in S... [Published London South East - Jul 21 2014]
Seven-figure funding for JUNIQE the e-commerce ... [Published High-Tech Gründerfonds GmbH - Jul 17 2014]
Corporate culture more important than money, st... [Published PPCJ - Jul 17 2014]
Altana more than doubles capacity for BYK addit... [Published PPCJ - Jul 17 2014]
Chair of All Party Parliamentary Manufacturing ... [Published PPCJ - Jul 17 2014]
Hotel check: Aman Grande Canal [Published Business Traveller - Jul 16 2014]
Record fundraising heats up Israel's high-tech ... [Published AlMonitor - Jul 16 2014]
Rockwood Holdings Takes Flight on $6.2B Takeove... [Published Zacks.com - Jul 16 2014]
Israeli tech sector continues investment surge ... [Published JTA - Jul 16 2014]
Start-up financing highest since 2000 [Globes, ... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 15 2014]
Israel tech firms raise $930 mln in Q2 from ven... [Published Reuters - Jul 15 2014]
Effectiveness of omalizumab in severe persisten... [Published Canadian Family Physician - Jul 15 2014]
Landa and Altana: Why It Makes Sense [Published Info Trends - Jul 11 2014]
Landa Corporation moves to clarify nano ink cost [Published Print Week - Jul 11 2014]
Many still trying to rebuild beach homes damage... [Published York Daily Record - Jul 11 2014]
Bank Donates House to Help Improve Community [Published KULR 8 - Jul 10 2014]
High-Tech Gruenderfonds, Hasso Plattner Venture... [Published High-Tech Gründerfonds GmbH - Jul 10 2014]
Altana acquires print company [Published Cosmetics Business - Jul 08 2014]
Summer on hold for North Jerseyans struggling t... [Published North Jersey.com - Jul 06 2014]
Benny Landa comes calling [Published Print Monthly - Jul 05 2014]
Landa nets €100m Nano backer [Published Pro Print - Jul 02 2014]
Benny Landa scores €100 million investment [Published Print 21 Online - Jul 02 2014]
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ALTANA Group Invests euro 100 million in Landa ... [Published PR Newswire: Business Technology - Jun 25 2014]
WESEL, Germany and REHOVOT, Israel, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The specialty chemicals Group ALTANA and Landa Corporation have concluded an equity financing agreement under which ALTANA will invest €100 million (~US$135 million) for a minority stake ...
ALTANA more than doubles production capacity fo... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Jun 05 2014]
WALLINGFORD, Conn. and WESEL, Germany, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The specialty chemicals group ALTANA announced today the grand opening of its BYK USA Inc. expanded facility in Wallingford, Connecticut. With this state of the art plant, BYK more than ...
Peppermint Venture Partners leads Series A exte... [Published PE Hub Blog - May 06 2014]
CryoTherapeutics GmbH said Tuesday that it has completed an extension to its Series A financing, bringing the total tally to 6.5 million euros. Peppermint Venture Partners via its Charité Biomedical Fund led the round with participation from, ...
FOREX-Euro firm on expectations of inflation up... [Published AdBanks.net - Apr 28 2014]
(Adds details about euro zone money markets) * Sterling at 4-1/2-year high vs dollar * Major event risks: U.S. jobs, euro zone inflation * Fed and BoJ policy meetings also in focus By Anirban Nag LONDON, April 28 (Reuters) – The ...
Altana Chief Says M&A Appetite Undiminished Aft... [Published Bloomberg via Google News - Mar 26 2014]
Altana Chief Says M&A Appetite Undiminished After Rockwood Deal Bloomberg To meet its 3.5 billion-euro ($4.8 billion) sales target, Altana has to add about 875 million euros of revenue with acquisitions, according to Bloomberg calculations. The ...
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