The ECKART Group, a company of ALTANA AG, is one of the world's leading manufacturers of effect pigments. With 1,750 employees worldwide, the group develops, produces and distributes metallic effect and pearlescent pigments in powder, paste and pellet form, as well as concentrates, dispersions and printing inks. ECKART also drives the optimization and development of metal powders for 3D printing. ECKART products are used in the coatings and printing industries, the plastics and aerated concrete industries, corrosion protection and in cosmetic products. The company is present in over 70 countries.