Adhesives Magazine

ALTANA Acquires Aquaprint GmbH

March 23, 2010

Wesel, Germany-based ALTANA has signed an agreement to acquire the business of Aquaprint GmbH. Aquaprint, which is based in Oyten, Lower Saxony, Germany, primarily produces coatings for in-mold labels and other labels, as well as waterborne overprint varnishes for use on paper, cardboard, and foils.

By way of an asset deal, ALTANA will mainly acquire Aquaprint’s customers and know-how, as well as its machinery, plants, and inventories. Aquaprint will be incorporated into the ALTANA Group’s ACTEGA Coatings & Sealants division, where it will be fully integrated into ACTEGA Terra GmbH, Lehrte.

For more information, visit www.altana.com.