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Altana Acquires Aquaprint

April 6, 2010

Specialty chemicals group Altana has signed an agreement to acquire the business of Aquaprint GmbH. The company, 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 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 into ActegaTerra GmbH, Lehrte.

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