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Ciba Specialty Chemicals forms marketing cooperation with Bio-Gate for silver antimicrobial technology 
14.12.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • Ciba Specialty Chemicals to become worldwide marketer of antimicrobial products and services developed by Bio-Gate Bioinnovative Materials
  • Complete package to render products antimicrobial for a variety of industries from food processing to medical devices
Biogate Scanning electron microscopy showing the high porosity HYGATE™ 4000 powder: primary particle size 50-200 nanometer; agglomerate particle size: 5-20 micrometer.
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EFKA Additives distinguished as most competitive and innovative organization in the Netherlands
06.12.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • Erasmus Award singles out EFKA Additives amongst 9,000 Dutch organizations
Erasmus-Award 2005 Professor Henk Volberda hands over the Erasmus Award 2005 to Dr. Ir. Arend Noordam, Head of Technology at EFKA Additives, a member of the Ciba Specialty Chemicals group.
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New photoinitiator technology for LCDs wins Ciba Specialty Chemicals R&D Award 2005 
30.11.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • Highly efficient photoinitiators for radical photo-polymerization based on new chemistry
  • Technology allows new level of speed and efficiency of UV-curing in production of liquid crystal displays (LCDs)

Ciba Specialty Chemicals Displays »
Ciba Specialty Chemicals Electronic Materials »

Display Flyer Flyer:
We make displays reality [PDF, 286 KB]
LCD Display Liquid Crystal Displays are enabled by new photoinitiator technology
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LCD Display Construction Ciba Specialty Chemicals supplies photoinitiators, pigments and light stabilizers for various elements of LCDs
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Ciba Specialty Chemicals to globally market Daychem Laboratories products and services to electronics markets
23.11.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • Ciba Specialty Chemicals and Daychem Laboratories sign exclusive partnership agreement
  • Daychem’s offer in specialty monomers, polymers and photoacid generators complements Ciba’s electronic materials business
  • Joint R&D program for development of novel materials for the electronics market

Ciba Specialty Chemicals Electronic Materials »
Daychem Laboratories, Inc. »

Daychem’s expertise in synthesis and manufacture (photo) of specialty monomers, polymers and photoacid generators complements Ciba Specialty Chemicals’ products for photo sensitive materials Daychem’s expertise in synthesis and manufacture (photo) of specialty monomers, polymers and photoacid generators complements Ciba Specialty Chemicals’ products for photo sensitive materials
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Daychem’s new facility in Vandalia, Ohio, US Daychem’s new facility in Vandalia, Ohio, US
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Ciba Specialty Chemicals announces paper chemicals price increase in Europe
22.11.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • Price increase to help offset rising raw material, freight and energy costs
  • Commitment to maintain quality, service and innovation
Ciba Specialty Chemicals announces global price increases for its full range of paper and water treatment chemicals
21.11.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • Significant increases in raw material costs and continued high energy & transport costs contributing to price pressure
  • Commitment to maintain quality, service and innovation
Ciba Specialty Chemicals reports progress in third quarter
02.11.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • Improved profitability in the third quarter over Q1 & Q2
  • 10% increase in raw material costs impacts 9 month profitability
  • Further sales price increases initiated
  • Mixed industry demand
  • Project Shape on track – firm cost management taking effect
  • Plans to reposition Textile Effects business further advanced
  • Significant investment in Asia

News release Ciba Financial Results First Nine Months 2005 in HTML (without tables)
News release Ciba Financial Results First Nine Months 2005 (including tables) [PDF, 63 KB]

Singapore Site Ciba Specialty Chemicals’ new plant for antioxidants for plastics will be located in the petrochemical complex on Jurong Island, Singapore.
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Ciba Specialty Chemicals announces paper chemicals price increase in Europe for rosin sizing products
01.11.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • Price increase to help offset rising raw material, freight and energy costs
  • Commitment to maintain quality, service and innovation
Ciba Specialty Chemicals and Sawgrass Technologies sign license agreement for sublimation technology
26.10.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • Textile Business of Ciba Specialty Chemicals adopts Sawgrass’ patented state‑of‑the‑art sublimation printing technology
  • Ciba is committed to further develop and market innovative digital textile solutions
Ciba Specialty Chemicals launches new high-quality, cost-effective red and blue reactive dyes
21.10.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • New, bright shades added to CIBACRON® S reactive dye range for cellulosic fibers
  • CIBACRON® Red S-2G opens up new, brilliant red shade area
  • CIBACRON® Dark Blue S-GL gives highly fast shades, including at medium depths

ITMA ASIA 2005 »

Dancer New, high-quality, cost-effective red and blue reactive dyes
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Ciba Specialty Chemicals presents new continuous process for non-iron effects at ITMA ASIA
20.10.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • SMOOTH process for outstanding, reproducible non-iron performance on cotton fabrics, e.g. shirts
  • Continuous moist crosslinking reduces processing time from hours to minutes
  • Increased flexibility and process dependability versus conventional systems
  • Wide variety of effect combinations attainable

ITMA ASIA 2005 »

Cross-Linking New continuous process for non-iron effects
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Ciba Specialty Chemicals shows innovative denim effects at ITMA ASIA
19.10.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • Expanded offer in garment wet processing, with special focus on denim, developed in cooperation with Boehme Filatex
  • Wide variety of fashionable effects
  • Unique full package solutions, including capabilities for fashion development and laundry college

ITMA ASIA 2005 »

Denim Expanded offer in garment processing, fashionable effects
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Ciba Specialty Chemicals introduces new continuous pretreatment system at ITMA ASIA
18.10.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • Ciba® PREMAX combines high quality, efficiency and cost savings
  • Unique synergistic effects in one step – re-wetting, emulsifying, low foaming, maximum whiteness, advanced fiber protection
  • Enhanced productivity, dependability and reproducibility in subsequent dyeing, printing and full-white processes

ITMA ASIA 2005 »

Family Beach Enhanced productivity and cost savings with Ciba® PREMAX
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Ciba Specialty Chemicals launches new system for dyeing polyester/elastane blends at ITMA ASIA
17.10.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…

Ciba® TERASIL® W–EL disperse dyes combine outstanding performance with reliable processing

  • High fastness and excellent dyeing reproducibility
  • Processing at lower temperatures preserves fiber properties

ITMA ASIA 2005 »

Athletes Outstanding dyeing performance with Ciba® TERASIL® W–EL disperse dyes
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Further information about yesterday’s fire in production facility for intermediates
12.10.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
Fire in production facility for intermediate products
11.10.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
Ciba Specialty Chemicals launches scratch-resistance plastic additive for automotive applications
10.10.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • Ciba® IRGASURF® SR 100 boosts scratch resistance of automotive polypropylene/thermoplastic olefin (PP/TPO) compounds.
  • Helps meet the most demanding new OEM’s requirements and enables broader use of PP/TPO in automotive applications
Irgasurf Ciba® IRGASURF® SR 100 is boosting scratch resistance, enabling a broader use of PP/TPO in cars
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Ciba Specialty Chemicals presents novel curing solutions at RadTech 2005
06.10.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • New developments for coatings, inks & imaging, and electronic materials
  • Presentations on plasma curing, novel solutions for radiation curing, and UV curing inks in packaging applications

Rad Tech 2005 »

Plasma Cure UV PlasmaCureTM is designed for three-dimensional UV curing 
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Ciba Specialty Chemicals to invest in a new antioxidant production plant in Singapore
30.09.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • State-of-the-art manufacturing facilities for antioxidants for plastics on Jurong Island, Singapore
  • New plant will cover the growing demand for antioxidants for plastic manufacturing especially in Asia and the
    Middle East
Singapore Site Ciba Specialty Chemicals’ new antioxidants plant is located in the petrochemical complex on Jurong Island, Singapore
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Plastic Bins Consumer demand for plastics is growing fast in China and other emerging markets in Asia
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Ciba Specialty Chemicals presents technology for improved adhesion at Labelexpo Europe 2005
09.09.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • Ciba® Prime IT™ improves printing quality and adhesion on all plastic substrates through durable surface modification
  • Suitable for printing and coating of flexible and rigid packaging, smart cards, commercial and film laminates, including metallized substrates

Ciba® Prime IT™ »
Ciba Specialty Chemicals Labelexpo »

Labelexpo Europe 2005 Change your surface: Ciba® Prime IT™ improves printing quality and ensures maximum adhesion.
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Ciba Specialty Chemicals focuses on adding value for customers at ITMA Asia
30.08.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • Enhanced processing efficiency
  • Original effects and combinations

Ciba Specialty Chemicals Textile Effects »

Dancer A strong and brilliant newcomer: CIBACRON® Red S‑2G
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Ciba® UVITEX® EDB and Ciba® UVITEX® EDR White for all seasons with Ciba® UVITEX® EDB and Ciba® UVITEX® EDR fluorescent whitening agents
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Ciba Specialty Chemicals Half Year Results 2005
Strategic Repositioning of Textile Effects Business
18.08.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • Sales up 9% in local currencies, 7% in Swiss francs
  • Further increases in sales prices, with raw material costs stabilizing
  • Project Shape accelerated, savings now coming through
  • Strategic repositioning of Textile Effects business
  • Ciba Specialty Chemicals appoints Chief Operating Officer
  • Mixed business conditions reflected in outlook

News release Ciba Financial Half Year Results 2005 in HTML (without tables)
News release Ciba Financial Half Year Results 2005 (including tables) [PDF, 65 KB]
Half Year 2005 financial report Ciba Specialty Chemicals [PDF, 138 KB]
Media Presentation [PDF, 302 KB]

R&D Center Shanghai 100 scientists will work at Ciba Specialty Chemicals’ new Research & Development Center in Shanghai
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Kunwei pearlescent Ciba Specialty Chemicals has built up a strong product offering in the effect pigments market
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Ciba Specialty Chemicals appoints Chief Operating Officer
18.08.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • Strengthening of strategic and operational leadership
  • Brendan Cummins to take over newly created role of COO, responsible for the operational management of the businesses

News Release [PDF, 31 KB]

Brendan Cummins  

CV Brendan Cummins [PDF, 33 KB]

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Giordano Righini  

CV Giordano Righini [PDF, 38 KB]

Photo (Printable version [JPG, 1.8 MB]

Ciba Specialty Chemicals announces price increases for textile dyes and chemicals
09.06.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • Selected price increases of up to 10% in Europe, Middle East and Africa
  • Ongoing commitment to provide customers with consistent levels of innovation, quality and services
  • Increases necessary to ensure sustainability, meet environmental requirements and offset rise in price of raw materials

Ciba Specialty Chemicals Textile Effects »

Ciba Specialty Chemicals expands polymer dispersion range for textile applications
08.06.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • Ciba® DICRYLAN® TA polymers allow wide variety of new effects
  • Excellent adhesion on all substrates
  • High compatibility with other finishes

Ciba Specialty Chemicals Textile Effects »

Dicrylan TA Keeping on the bright side: Ciba® DICRYLAN® TA polymers enhance the lifetime of coatings and colors
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Ciba Specialty Chemicals launches versatile polymer for ultrafine textile coatings
08.06.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • Ciba® DICRYLAN® PGS polymer allows wide variety of new effects for ultrafine sports and transportation coatings
  • High resistance to weathering and UV degradation
  • Flexible application options

Ciba Specialty Chemicals Textile Effects »

Achieving new heights – resistance to weathering and UV degradation with Ciba® DICRYLAN® PGS Achieving new heights – resistance to weathering and UV degradation with Ciba® DICRYLAN® PGS
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Ciba Specialty Chemicals launches new disperse dye for automotive interiors
07.06.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • Ciba® TERATOP® Grey HL disperse dye is suitable for gray and combination shades
  • High color constancy under different light sources

Ciba Specialty Chemicals Textile Effects »

Ciba® TERATOP® Grey HL is resistant to critical heat and light conditions Driving innovation: Ciba® TERATOP® Grey HL is resistant to critical heat and light conditions
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Ciba Specialty Chemicals and Schoeller Technologies expand feel-good technology
06.06.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • Cooperation agreement for Schoeller’s 3XDRY multifunctional high‑tech finishes for textiles
  • Expansion to new markets and regions
  • New‑generation finishing technology for all kinds of fabric for next‑to‑skin garments

Ciba Specialty Chemicals Textile Effects »

Photo, courtesy of Mammut: 3XDRY is used by leading manufacturers for next-to-skin clothing Photo, courtesy of Mammut

3XDRY is used by leading manufacturers for next-to-skin clothing
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Ciba Specialty Chemicals introduces top-tier ashless package for anti-wear hydraulic fluid formulation 
17.05.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • Benefits manufacturing industry with long hydraulic equipment life and low requirement for maintenance shutdowns
  • Provides long-term lubricant stability

Ciba Specialty Chemicals Lubricants»

Official opening of Ciba Specialty Chemicals’ Research & Development Center in Shanghai 
28.04.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • Ciba Specialty Chemicals’ delegation and Shanghai Government representatives officially open new R&D Center
  • USD 20 million investment in new R&D center is strategic milestone in Ciba’s mission to strengthen its presence in China
  • 100 scientists will work in new 6,000 sq. m. facility

Presentation, Armin Meyer at press conference in Shanghai [PDF, 1.3 MB]

Ciba Specialty Chemicals speeches at opening of R&D Center, Shanghai:
– Kuno Kohler (President Asia North) [PDF, 25 KB]
– Armin Meyer (Chairman of the Board and CEO) [PDF, 24 KB]
– Martin Riediker (Chief Technology Officer) [PDF, 24 KB]

R&D Center Shanghai  April 28, 2005 Opening CEO, Armin Meyer together with the Swiss Ambassador to China, Dante Martinelli, and representatives from the Shanghai Government at the opening of Ciba Specialty Chemicals new R&D Center in Shanghai
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R&D Center Shanghai 100 scientists will work at Ciba’s new R&D Center in Shanghai
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Ciba Specialty Chemicals presents expanded offer at Techtextil
25.04.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • Broader range and increased expertise in segments including transportation, protective wear, home and sports textiles
  • Cooperation with business partners to meet needs

Ciba Specialty Chemicals Textile Effects »

Astronaut Techtextil Lift-off for new spheres with effects for technical textiles
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Ciba Specialty Chemicals pushes through sales price increases and confirms Outlook 2005
21.04.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • Sales and profitability improved over previous quarter, but results below strong first quarter 2004
  • Sales price increases effectively implemented
  • Raw material costs substantially higher and currency impact negative
  • Segment performances vary – reflecting demanding business environment
  • Project Shape well on track
  • Outlook for 2005 confirmed

News release Ciba Financial Results First Three Months 2005 in HTML (without tables)
News release Ciba Financial Results First Three Months 2005 (including tables) [PDF, 48 KB]

Coating technology center The Raisio Chemicals integration is moving ahead quickly: Paper coating technology center in Turku, Finland
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Ciba® TINUVIN® XT 833 Continued focus on profitable growth for Segment Plastic Additives: Ciba® TINUVIN® XT 833 makes PVC look better and last longer
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Ciba Specialty Chemicals introduces new effects and expanded services at the European Coatings Show
19.04.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • Preview of new effect pigments
  • New developments in automotive, industrial and decorative coatings
  • Latest product trends for graphic arts and digital imaging
  • New technology for facilitating printing and adhesion on plastics
  • Expanded color-matching services

European Coatings Show 2005 »

Red Car ECS 2005 Novel shades with higher durability for automotive coatings
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ECS Wood Lifetime enhancement for wood and architectural coatings
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ECS Lady Brilliant impressions in printing and digital imaging
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ECS Candy wrapper High gloss, brilliance and transparency for graphic arts and packaging
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Ciba Specialty Chemicals expands antimicrobial offering for home & personal care with PURE Bioscience’s silver dihydrogen citrate (SDC) technology
18.04.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • Ciba Specialty Chemicals signs an agreement for the worldwide distribution of PURE Bioscience products
  • Complementary to Ciba Specialty Chemicals’ range with an active ingredient and preservative for home & personal care formulations
Pure SDC enables an easy formulation in typical household and personal care products
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Ciba Specialty Chemicals introduces color-matching software Ciba COLIBRI™ 2
15.04.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • New version of the popular Ciba® COLIBRI™ color‑matching system to be launched at the European Coatings Show
  • Optional features allow unique flexibility without compromising ease of use
  • Leading color‑matching engine combined with new industry-specific features and top‑class services

Ciba® COLIBRI™ »
European Coatings Show 2005 »

Ciba® COLIBRI™ Coloring your life: Ciba® COLIBRI™
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Ciba Specialty Chemicals continues successful partnership with Degussa in anti-scorch packages for PUR foam 
14.04.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • Distribution network extended through cooperation agreement with Degussa
  • Ciba’s new amine free anti-scorch package widens the product portfolio of Degussa’s Goldschmidt Polyurethane Additives
All-in-one solutions for water and waste water treatment and paper industry
12.04.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • Ciba Specialty Chemicals takes part in major trade show on pollution control, IFAT 2005 Munich (April 25 – 29, 2005)
  • Worldwide and close to the customer
  • Progress with innovative products and technological expertise
Ciba Zetag The Ciba® FX process includes complete process management for water and waste water treatment
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Smartlight RL 100 Ciba Specialty Chemicals’ soil additives and micronutrients support optimum plant growth
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Thick Ciba® RHEOMAX Systems offer a step change in tailings management.
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Ciba Specialty Chemicals opens new technical center to support coatings customers in NAFTA 
31.03.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • Business Line Coatings adds to its global network of technical centers with new facility in Newport, Delaware
  • Dedicated to meeting customer needs in the United States, Canada and Mexico, with close links to South America
  • Fully integrated lab capabilities for all coatings applications

Ciba Specialty Chemicals Coating Effects »

Newport Lab The new technical center in Newport specializes in enhanced effects for coatings
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Ciba Specialty Chemicals strengthens presence in China and expands pigments range with pearlescent effects 
18.03.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • Ciba Specialty Chemicals and the Liucheng Group, Zhejiang, China form joint venture
  • High-quality, versatile pearlescent effects for attractive, individually tailored shades
Kunwei pearlescent Pearlescent pigments give a variety of subtle effects both outside and inside
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Ciba Specialty Chemicals appoints new Head of Communications
17.03.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
Ciba Specialty Chemicals and Reggiani Macchine set up new Digital Technological Center (DTC)
16.03.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • Ciba Specialty Chemicals and Reggiani advance industrial digital textile printing through technology and expertise
  • DTC geared toward development of new products by Ciba Specialty Chemicals, including digital pre- and post‑treatment
  • Higher added value service, offering clients support and know‑how
  • Consultancy and validation of customers’ digital business model

Digital Technological Center »
Ciba Specialty Chemicals Textile Effects »
Reggiani Macchine »

Reggiani DTC Machine The Digital Technology Center has been set up to advance digital printing
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Reggiani DTC print The DReAM® high-speed industrial digital printing machine produces high‑resolution prints in a wide variety of colors
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Ciba Specialty Chemicals to show new effects and services at the European Coatings Show
07.03.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • New developments in automotive, industrial and decorative coatings, and printing inks
  • Novel effect pigments and new technology for facilitating printing and adhesion on plastics
  • Expanded color-matching services
ECS Highlights The road to success with bright new offers from Ciba Specialty Chemicals
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Ciba Specialty Chemicals Annual General Meeting 2005
03.03.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • Payout to shareholders of 3 CHF per share through reduction in nominal share value of CHF 2 and a dividend of CHF 1
  • Capital reduction through cancellation of 1,762,000 shares approved
  • With long‑term strategy, Ciba Specialty Chemicals is well positioned for future
  • Consistent focus on customer and consumer needs

News Release in HTML  |  News release [PDF, 30 KB]

Presidential address 2005 from Armin Meyer, Chairman of the Board and CEO
Speech [PDF, 43 KB]  |  Slide presentation [PDF, 725 KB]

Presentation “ Keeping the customer in focus – Keeping our eyes on the consumer”,
Hermann Angerer, Global Head, Coating Effects and member of the Executive Committee
Speech [PDF, 34 KB]  |  Slide presentation [PDF, 1.1 MB]

Ciba® TINOGARD® Q Special effects for packaging for home and personal care products is a growth area for Ciba Specialty Chemicals
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Ciba Specialty Chemicals expands product offering with effect pigments
02.03.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • Acquisition of Wolstenholme’s Metasheen® line of high‑reflectance aluminum pigments
  • Complements Ciba Specialty Chemicals’ existing range, allowing new effects
Metasheen® aluminum pigments give mirror-like effects Metasheen® aluminum pigments give mirror‑like effects
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Ciba Specialty Chemicals announces global price increase for water, paper & detergent chemicals
18.02.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • Significant increases in key raw materials, energy and transportation costs are driving prices up
  • Increases necessary to maintain availability of supplies and sustainability of business
  • Ongoing commitment to provide customers with consistent levels of innovation, quality and services
Ciba Specialty Chemicals with sound performance in demanding environment
01.02.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • Sales in local currencies up 8 percent, including acquisitions
  • Improved profitability, before restructuring and special charges, despite negative currency effects
  • Net income up 10 percent, before restructuring and special charges
  • Free cash flow affected by acquisition related cash outs
  • Project Shape well underway, integrating Raisio Chemicals and refocusing textile business
  • High CHF 3 per share payout to shareholders proposed once again

News release Ciba Financial Results Full Year 2004 in HTML (without tables)
News release Ciba Financial Results Full Year 2004 (including tables) [PDF, 89 KB]
Media Presentation

Annual Report 2004 [PDF] including:
 Business Review 2004 [PDF, 1.3 MB]
 Financial Review 2004 [PDF, 544 KB]

Media ConferenceArmin Meyer, Chairman and CEO of Ciba Specialty Chemicals, at the media conference, February 1, 2005 Media Conference
Armin Meyer, Chairman and CEO of Ciba Specialty Chemicals, at the media conference, February 1, 2005
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Ciba® Expert Services undertakes the examination and repair of equipment as part of its Testing Services offer. Ciba® Expert Services undertakes the examination and repair of equipment as part of its Testing Services offer.
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R&D Center Raisio Paper chemicals research at the Technology Center in Turku, Finland, acquired by Ciba Specialty Chemicals as part of Raisio Chemicals
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Site Manager Wei Ru provides an overview to the production expansion of antioxidants for plastics in Shanghai. Site Manager Wei Ru provides an overview to the production expansion of antioxidants for plastics in Shanghai.
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Ciba Specialty Chemicals launches new-generation 16x DVD recording dye
24.01.2005, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • Ciba® IRGAPHOR® 1688 provides cost-effective, easy turnkey manufacturing solution for high-quality 16x DVD+R and DVD–R
  • Ciba Specialty Chemicals provides full engineering and process support package

Ciba Specialty Chemicals Electronic Materials »

Irgaphor 1688 DVD Ciba® IRGAPHOR® 1688 – a versatile new dye for recordable DVDs
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Ciba Specialty Chemicals Increases Global Pricing for Lubricant Additives
16.12.2004, Basel, Switzerland More…
Ciba Specialty Chemicals enters strategic cooperation for global garment wet processing industry
02.12.2004, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • First global garment wet processing chemical business established through cooperation with Boehme Filatex Inc.
  • Novel effects and comprehensive know-how for garments, particularly denim articles
  • Meeting needs of retailers and brand houses worldwide through global availability and sound product stewardship

Ciba Specialty Chemicals Textile Effects »

Global solutions for denim thanks to HIPOCHEM® products Global solutions for denim thanks to HIPOCHEM® products
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Ciba Specialty Chemicals presents spectrum of effects for home and personal care market
01.12.2004, Basel, Switzerland More…
  • Range of innovative effects for home and personal care market presented at Ciba ‘s Americas Research Center in Tarrytown
  • Focus on four key areas: sun care and skincare; hair care; product protection and color; fabric appearance
  • Insight into technologies of the future for home and personal care market
Skincare Home&Personal Care Media Day The Ciba® TINODERM® range offers ‘actives for better aging’
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Ciba® TINOCARE® Si A1 Ciba® TINOCARE® Si A1 is a novel functional silicone for the conditioning of hair
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Stabilizer HPC Media Day Ciba Specialty Chemicals offers a range of synergistic stabilizer systems that increase the shelf life of cosmetic and household products
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Fabrics HPC Media Day Ciba Specialty Chemicals has a range of products to make fabrics look and feel newer longer
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