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17.07.2019

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Covestro and Carbon Collaborate for Developing Polyurethane Liquid Resin

Carbon, the Silicon Valley based tech company has developed the liquid resin which enables mass production of 3D printed parts. Covestro, the firm’s partner for this project will ensure that scale-up and high-volume production of this material is carried out smoothly.

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01.07.2019

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Covestro Start-up Challenge Sets Puts Circular Economy in the Focus

This year’s Start-up Challenge at Covestro is now getting down to the facts: The six best international start-up ideas have now been picked and the teams are preparing for the grand final.

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23.01.2019

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Turning Waste Gas into Plastics - Covestro is Testing in France

The dream of plastic from waste gas continues: The pan-European research project Carbon4PUR takes the next step in investigating how waste gas from the steel industry can be turned into chemicals for valuable plastics. Now, the consortium starts evaluation of the ideal conditions...

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02.01.2019

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Covestro and TU Berlin to Focus on Sustainable Chemistry Solutions

Both the organisations are further enhancing their collaboration by focussing on green solutions for chemistry as well as Industrial Engineering. Together, they have already organised a raw materials summit which showcased alternative, non-fossil raw materials for chemistry.

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02.01.2019

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Covestro and TU Berlin to Focus on Sustainable Chemistry Solutions

Both the organisations are further enhancing their collaboration by focussing on green solutions for chemistry as well as Industrial Engineering. Together, they have already organised a raw materials summit which showcased alternative, non-fossil raw materials for chemistry.

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20.12.2018

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Covestro Breaks Ground on New Production Line for Polycarbonate Films

Covestro has started to build up a new manufacturing line for polycarbonate films at Map Ta Phut Industrial Estate, Thailand. With this new capacity, the company intends to meet the fast growing demand in Asia Pacific and strengthen its own position in the market.

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20.11.2018

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Covestro Keen on Promoting Digital Technologies in R&D

The digitalisation process ensures that the company’s operative business continues to develop. Significant investments are also being made for the expansion of the company's computing capacity.

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04.09.2018

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Lyonell Basell and Covestro Start Circular Steam Project at Maasvlakte Plant

Lyondell Basell and its joint venture partner Covestro, started operation of a large investment project at their site in Maasvlakte-Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The Circular Steam Project incorporates an innovative technology into the existing production plant to convert its water...

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18.07.2018

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Covestro Expands Global Film Production at Four Locations

Covestro announced plans to significantly expand its global film production. In particular, capacity expansions are planned at Map Ta Phut, Thailand, Guangzhou, China, South Deerfield, USA, and Dormagen, Germany.

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26.04.2018

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Temperature and chemical resistance combined with surface quality

Riding a motorbike isn't considered an extreme sport, rather a leisure activity popular among people of all ages. However, motorbike luggage has to withstand extreme conditions while still being light, easy to handle and nice to look at. These requirements present challenges to t...

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26.04.2018

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Markus Steilemann to lead Covestro

Germany - Global polymer company Covestro's new CEO is Markus Steilemann, the supervisory board recently announced.

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15.04.2018

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Steilemann to Succeed Thomas as Covestro CEO

Covestro announced the amicable retirement of Patrick Thomas as Chief Executive Officer effective May 31, 2018. He will be succeeded by Dr. Markus Steilemann, the current Chief Commercial Officer.

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25.03.2018

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Covestro Awards Global Digital Transformation Project to LTTS

Covestro has chosen L&T Technology Services as one of its major engineering services partners to implement digitalization based Engineering Programs across their global locations. The ER&D services company has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract by the client to ...

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11.03.2018

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Covestro Starts Production of CFRTP Lightweight Materials

Covestro announced that it has begun commercial production of a continuous fibre-reinforced thermoplastic composite material (abbreviated to CFRTP). The novel lightweight, high-strength and aesthetic material can be produced efficiently and is attracting interest from various cus...

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06.02.2018

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Prominent speakers at Utech 2018 three-day conference

Netherlands – Organisers of the Utech Europe 2018 polyurethanes event have recently disclosed details of the three-day conference taking place from 29-31 May 2018 at the MECC, Maastricht, Netherlands.

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29.01.2018

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Emerson to Deliver Software-as-a-Service Technology to Covestro

Covestro has selected Emerson to provide Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) technologies for remote monitoring and predictive maintenance at nine high-utilisation plants.

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12.12.2017

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Covestro Confirms Commitment to Tarragona Site by Establishing Own Chlorine Supply

Covestro announced that it will continue production in Tarragona (Spain) beyond 2020. The company will invest around € 200 million (approx. $ 234 million) to increase the cost competitiveness at the site by implementing various measures. As a first step, it intends to build its o...

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08.11.2017

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Covestro Starts Production of PUD at New Facilities

Covestro has begun operations at a new production facility for aqueous polyurethane dispersions (PUDs) at its Dormagen site. Along with a current expansion of production in Barcelona, the company is boosting its capacities in Europe.

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26.10.2017

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Covestro Boost Digital Transformation

Covestro is pursuing a comprehensive strategic program were the materials manufacturer is anchoring digital technologies and operating procedures on central levels in production, supply chain, research and development.

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25.10.2017

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Covestro wins prestigious VAA sustainable HR award

Germany - Leading polymer company Covestro has won the coveted German Chemistry Award 2017, presented by VAA, the Managerial Association of the Chemistry Industry. The award is for the company’s exemplary and sustainable human resources policies.

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21.10.2017

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Chemical Industry to Use Waste Gas from Steel Factories to Make Plastic

A new consortium of 14 partners from seven countries, led by materials manufacturer Covestro, is planning to investigate how flue gas from the steel industry can be used to produce plastics in an efficient and sustainable way.

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21.09.2017

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12 Young Champions of the Earth

The finalists for the final round of the “Young Champions of the Earth” has just been announced. Comprising 12 young talents in this leg, the competition aims to identify, support and celebrate outstanding individuals aged 18-30.

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28.08.2017

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Sonnenwagen team presents solar race car for Challenge 2017

Germany – Sonnenwagen Aachen, a registered association comprising 40 students of the RWTH Aachen University and Aachen University of Applied Sciences in Germany, has recently unveiled their solar-operated electric car that will take part in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge i...

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25.08.2017

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Covestro Appoints New Segment Heads

Covestro has announced managerial changes in its Polyurethanes and Coatings, Adhesives, Specialties segments effective September 1, 2017.

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27.06.2017

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Sustainable mobility of the future with innovative materials

A group of highly motivated students at the RWTH Aachen University and Aachen University of Applied Sciences in Germany posed the question: How can we make the mobility of the future as sustainable as possible?

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22.06.2017

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Summit Calls for Increased Use of Sustainable Raw Materials

Participants of a raw material summit held on Tuesday at the Technical University of Berlin and organized in collaboration with Dechema (German Society for Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology) and the materials manufacturer Covestro called for more joint efforts in the use of ...

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08.06.2017

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Covestro's interim CFO is Patrick Thomas

Germany - CEO Patrick Thomas will assume the role of interim CFO following the resignation of Frank H. Lutz., the leading polymer company, Covestro, has reported.

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31.05.2017

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Covestro Introduces Method to Produce Plant-Based Aniline

Covestro has announced a research breakthrough for the use of plant-based raw materials in plastics production: aniline, an important basic chemical, can now be derived from biomass, the company claims.

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31.05.2017

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Covestro Introduces Method to Produce Plant-Based Aniline

Covestro has announced a research breakthrough for the use of plant-based raw materials in plastics production: aniline, an important basic chemical, can now be derived from biomass, the company claims.

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26.05.2017

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Covestro expands polycarbonate production in Shanghai

China - Shortly after doubling its polycarbonate production capacity at its Shanghai site to 400,000 tons per year, Covestro will expand its capacity to 600,000 metric tons per year.

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17.05.2017

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Covestro Expands Polycarbonate Production in Shanghai

Shortly after doubling its polycarbonate production capacity at its Shanghai site to 400,000 tons per year, Covestro will expand its capacity to 600,000 metric tons per year.

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04.05.2017

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Covestro and UN launch sustainability competition

“Young Champions of the Earth” will be awarded for environmental solutions.

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29.03.2017

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Covestro Suspends Closure of Production Facility

Materials manufacturer Covestro has resolved to continue manufacturing the rigid foam precursor MDI in Tarragona (Spain). The plant closure that had originally been planned for the end of 2017 has been suspended for the time being.

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27.03.2017

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Designing the electric car of the future

Germany - E-mobility is one aspect of the current change in the automotive sector. Another one is materials: With plastics, designs are possible that would never worked with glass and metal. A concept by Covestro combines e-mobility with innovative material solutions.

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12.02.2017

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Chemicals from the Smokestack: New Developments Turn CO2 into Raw Material

CO2 to chemicals: What potential has the utilisation of carbon dioxide for chemicals production? — CO2 has a bad image. But can the undesired exhaust gas also be used as a raw material? Not an easy task, yet researchers from all over the world are working h...

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03.11.2016

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Keep on Track, Despite Market Turmoils: The Future of Polymers

K2016, the leading fair and expo for plastics and polymers wants to set the industry’s new course between shale gas, feedstock fluctuations and the internet of things — New raw materials. Energy prices. Demand fluctuation: Business as usual is no option for the global plastics in...

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07.07.2016

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Covestro to Expand Position in Coating Raw Materials

With demand for high performance coatings and adhesives growing in Asia, materials manufacturer Covestro is expanding production of the crucial raw material HDI. To satisfy this demand, a new world-scale plant at the Shanghai site in China has been inaugurated. It can produce up ...

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26.06.2016

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Covestro Expands Capacities

Materials manufacturer Covestro announced the expansion of their production capacity of the foam component MDI at the site Brunsbüttel.

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10.03.2016

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Covestro and Partners to Start Further Project for Plastics with CO2

A new project by Covestro shows: Carbon dioxide is being used ever more widely as a novel raw material in plastics production. Together with partners the materials manufacturer is working on a new climate-friendly process to produce elastomers.

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26.02.2016

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Bayer Increases Group Sales in 2015 by 12 Percent

The Bayer Group had a very successful year in 2015. Sales reached the highest level in the company’s history, exceeding EUR 46 billion. In 2016, further growth in sales and earnings are expected.

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