ECKART is a leading global manufacturer of metallic and pearlescent pigment worldwide. Based in Fuerth, Germany, and with approximately 1,800 employees to date worldwide, the company develops, produces and sells metallic and pearlescent pigments in powder, paste and pellet form, as well as concentrates, dispersions and printing inks. ECKART products are used in the graphic arts industry, the coatings and paints industry, the plastics and foam mortar industry and in cosmetics. ECKART is currently represented in over 70 countries. The company is a member of ALTANA AG.