Specialty chemicals group Altana has signed anagreement to acquire the business of Aquaprint GmbH. The company, which isbased in Oyten, Lower Saxony, Germany, primarily produces coatings for in-moldlabels and other labels as well as waterborne overprint varnishes for use on paper, cardboard and foils. By way of an asset deal, Altana mainly acquires
Aquaprint’s customers and know-how, as well as its machinery, plants, andinventories. Within the Altana Group, Aquaprint will be incorporated into the ActegaCoatings & Sealants division, where it will be fully integrated intoActegaTerra GmbH, Lehrte.