Wesel/Bremen, July 2020 – ACTEGA, the specialist for packaging and printing, has brought its product portfolio for metal packaging and closures, the global technologies, the sales teams and the technical service groups together in the new Business Line Metal Packaging Solutions which began operating form 1 July under the leadership of Wilfried Lassek, Managing Director of ACTEGA DS GmbH.
The new business line is designed to boost synergies for the company’s product portfolio of coatings, compounds, printing inks and sealants. This is considered important within a market sector that is constantly changing in respect of sustainability, regulations, process efficiency and global operations.
The product range comprises sealing compounds for the food and beverage industry, oil- and water-based and UV printing inks, solvent- and water-based and UV coatings, as well as solvent-based and solvent-free adhesives. The markets served include metal packaging and closures.
This opens up the possibilities for perfect interplay. For example: the manufacture of all types of closures not only requires the appropriate sealing compound but also interior contact adhesives and exterior coatings and printing inks. Tin cans, aluminum bottles, tubes or other types of metal packaging require various coatings, printing inks and sealants. The top priority is to offer the customer safe and reliable solutions for these highly-regulated markets such as food or beverage packaging. And the subsidiaries work hand in hand with their respective product portfolios.
With an extensive range of coatings, compounds, printing inks, and sealants, the business line Metal Packaging Solutions offers product solution competence, innovations and a first-class service which focuses on safety and reliability.
Independently of the merging of the product portfolio an services concerning metal packaging and closures all ACTEGA companies – Artistica, DS, Rhenacoat, Rhenania, do Brasil, North America and Foshan – are contact person/s and business partner within the current legal entities and will manufacture all different specialties and product solutions.
ACTEGA is a division of the internationally operating specialty chemicals group ALTANA and develops and produces coatings, sealants, printing inks and adhesives for flexible and rigid packaging as well as the graphic arts industry. These products do not only provide materials such as paper, cardboard, plastics or metal with an attractive surface, but also with functional properties such as chemical and physical resistance. ACTEGA’s main customer for the products developed, produced and marketed is the packaging industry.