Sales 5% up on the previous year
Specialty chemicals group Altana has increased sales by 5% in the past year, with sales climbing to €1.61m. Adjusted for exchange rate as well as acquisition effects, the operating sales growth was also 5%.
Looking at individual sectors the Eckhart Effect Pigments Division was the only division, however, that was not able to achieve a sales increase in the past year. At €347m, the division’s sales were 3% down on the previous year.
Meanwhile the highest percentage growth in sales was achieved by the coatings and sealants division which saw a 14% growth of sales to €297m.