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- August 30, 2013
WESEL, GERMANY | The specialty chemicals group ALTANA has acquired the specialty coatings business of Henkel. The products are sold under the brand names MiraFoil and Miracure and are mainly supplied to the packaging industry in North America.
Within the ALTANA group, the business will be integrated into ACTEGA Kelstar in the US and into ACTEGA Terra in Germany, both belonging to the ACTEGA Coatings & Sealants division. The technologies are acquired by way of an asset deal and include effect and overprint coatings curing under ultraviolet radiation and electron beam.
MiraFoil coatings are recognized as an environmentally responsible alternative to foil board laminating and hot foil stamping, and they can be applied to precise areas, reportedly reducing waste and shortening lead times. Miracure coatings provide a range of matte, gloss, satin, and silicone coatings for conventional printing processes, reportedly creating high quality visual appearance, such as glow-in-the-dark or dimensional texture.
“With the specialty coatings business of Henkel, we are expanding our product portfolio by two highly innovative and sustainable product families,” says Dr. Roland Peter, president Division ACTEGA Coatings & Sealants. “Hence, we will be able to offer our customers even better solutions that are tailor-made to their needs.”