24.03.2016

Siegwerk acquires Actega from Altana

Siegwerk has signed a contract to purchase the printing ink manufacturer Actega Colorchemie GmbH and its subsidiaries. With the purchase, the manufacturer of printing inks further expands its position in the European market for water-based printing inks.

By acquiring Actega Colorchemie, Siegwerk is expanding its packaging printing offer. The aim is to bundle the strengths of the two companies and to bring together their technological competence and strong service orientation. Actega Colorchemie sells its products in numerous European countries. The company employs around 140 people at four sites in Germany, France, Austria, and Poland. It is headquartered in B├╝dingen, Germany.

The transaction is subject to approval by the competition authorities.


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