WESEL, Germany – A BYK team has won the 2012 ALTANA Innovation Award for its high-performance CRP wetting and dispersing additives for coatings applications. The prize, which recognizes technically outstanding innovations that are already successful in the market, was presented at the 5th international ALTANA Innovation Conference held in Wesel, Germany, on November 7 and 8.

BYK's winning team is made up of Dr. Bernd Göbelt, Mark Heekeren, Marcus Meichsner, Dr. Stefan Mößmer, Markus Rößner, Sabine Stelz and Akihiro Wakahara.