Covestro Press Server - Pressreleases http://www.press.covestro.com Fri, 24 Feb 2017 07:55:25 GMT Covestro, Germany International relevant pressreleases from Covestro http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/Files/Header/$file/bayer_logo.gif Covestro Press Server - Pressreleases http://www.press.covestro.com 55 55 en <![CDATA[ Metamaterial Technologies Inc. partners with Airbus to co-develop and commercialize metaAIR™]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Metamaterial-Technologies-Inc-partners-with-Airbus-to-co-develop-and-commercialize-metaAIR http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Metamaterial-Technologies-Inc-partners-with-Airbus-to-co-develop-and-commercialize-metaAIR Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:00:00 GMT Georg Palikaras, Gründer und Vorstandsvorsitzender von Metamaterial Technologies Inc., hält eine Cockpitscheibe, die zur Hälfte mit metaAIR beschichtet ist. Dabei blockiert metaAIR den Laserstrahl und lenkt ihn ab. New solution for laser protection of aircraft]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Always on target]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Always-on-target http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Always-on-target Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:00:00 GMT One of the many archers who have enjoyed great success with Beiter nocks is Lisa Unruh of Germany, who recently was named a 2016 Woman Athlete of the Year by the World Archery Federation. Archers hit the bull’s eye with precision nocks made of polycarbonate]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Covestro AG Financial News Conference: Full Year 2016 Results]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Covestro-AG-Financial-News-Conference-Full-Year-2016-Results http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Covestro-AG-Financial-News-Conference-Full-Year-2016-Results Mon, 20 Feb 2017 10:01:00 GMT From left to right: Board member responsible for innovation Dr. Markus Steilemann, CEO Patrick Thomas, CFO and labor director Frank H. Lutz and Dr. Klaus Schaefer, board member responsible for production and technology. ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Financial News Conference: Address by Patrick Thomas and Frank H. Lutz]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Address-by-Patrick-Thomas-and-Frank-H-Lutz http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Address-by-Patrick-Thomas-and-Frank-H-Lutz Mon, 20 Feb 2017 10:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ On-demand recording of the Financial News Conference with the speeches given by Patrick Thomas and Frank H. Lutz]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Live-audio-broadcast-Financial-News-Conference-speeches-given-Patrick-Thomas-Frank-H-Lutz-2017 http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Live-audio-broadcast-Financial-News-Conference-speeches-given-Patrick-Thomas-Frank-H-Lutz-2017 Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:45:00 GMT <![CDATA[ All targets reached or exceeded: Covestro achieves record year]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Covestro-achieves-record-year http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Covestro-achieves-record-year Mon, 20 Feb 2017 07:00:00 GMT CEO Patrick Thomas (left) and Frank H. Lutz, CFO and labor director proudly present Covestro’s 2016 annual report. Core volumes up 7.5% year-on-year / Adjusted EBITDA rose by 22.7% to EUR 2.0 billion / Strong increase in Free Operating Cash Flow / Net income more than doubled / Proposed dividend of EUR 1.35 per share / Confident outlook for 2017]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Covestro AG Financial News Conference: Full Year 2016 Results]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/2017-APC http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/2017-APC Mon, 20 Feb 2017 07:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Covestro raises prices for coating and adhesive raw materials]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Covestro-raises-prices-for-coating-and-adhesive-raw-materials http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Covestro-raises-prices-for-coating-and-adhesive-raw-materials Fri, 17 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Collaboration between Newag, Lankwitzer Lackfabrik and Covestro: First biobased railcar coating tested]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/First-biobased-railcar-coating-tested http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/First-biobased-railcar-coating-tested Wed, 08 Feb 2017 10:30:00 GMT Polish railway manufacturer Newag broke new ground when he coated diesel locomotives with a paint based on renewable resources. Lankwitzer Lackfabrik of Berlin supplied the coating, which it developed in close collaboration with Covestro using its biobased coating hardener Desmodur® eco N 7300. Setting the course for more sustainable mobility on the railways]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Productivity gain for Swedish corrosion protection service provider: Covestro increases the profitability of wind turbines]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Covestro-increases-the-profitability-of-wind-turbines http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Covestro-increases-the-profitability-of-wind-turbines Thu, 02 Feb 2017 10:00:00 GMT Corrosion protection specialist Alucrom AB used a coating system of just two layers from Hempel for an efficient and lasting protection of the gigantic steel towers for wind power plants. The topcoat is based on Pasquick™ technology by Covestro. By that the company contributes to a higher profitability of this renewable energy. Pasquick™: fewer coats, greater efficiency, faster curing]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Covestro at the “Folien + Fahrzeug” conference on February 8 and 9, 2017: Display trends in car cockpits]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Display-trends-in-car-cockpits http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Display-trends-in-car-cockpits Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:00:00 GMT Covestro has constructed a display and surface demonstrator for explaining the various aspects of its current film developments. The demonstrator will be showcased at the forthcoming “Folien + Fahrzeug” conference and the VDI congress on “Plastics in Automotive Engineering” in Mannheim. Demonstrator for decorative and functional film solutions]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Covestro leads new research project: Recycling salt from industrial wastewater]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Recycling-salt-from-industrial-wastewater http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Recycling-salt-from-industrial-wastewater Thu, 05 Jan 2017 11:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Covestro lifts force majeure on polyurethane raw materials]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Covestro-lifts-force-majeure-on-polyurethane-raw-materials http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Covestro-lifts-force-majeure-on-polyurethane-raw-materials Tue, 27 Dec 2016 12:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Covestro and RWTH Aachen University extend collaboration: Added momentum in catalysis research]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Added-momentum-in-catalysis-research http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Added-momentum-in-catalysis-research Wed, 21 Dec 2016 12:45:00 GMT Covestro and RWTH Aachen University continue their successful collaboration: Dr. Markus Steilemann, the materials manufacturer’s chief innovation officer (center), and Rector Professor Ernst Schmachtenberg (left) have signed a new partnership agreement. Professor Walter Leitner, head of the CAT Catalytic Center, is pleased to receive 12 million euros for catalysis research. Continued support of the CAT Catalytic Center]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Covestro begins delivery of first CO2-based product : Debut of carbon dioxide as raw material]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Debut-of-carbon-dioxide-as-raw-material http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Debut-of-carbon-dioxide-as-raw-material Tue, 13 Dec 2016 14:45:00 GMT The truck arrives at the loading station where it will be filled with Covestro’s revolutionary CO2-based polyol – a world first. Climate gas in foam component for mattresses]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Breathing Skins showroom wins EPSE innovation award: Breathing facade skin of polycarbonate sheets ]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Breathing-facade-skin-of-polycarbonate-sheets http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Breathing-facade-skin-of-polycarbonate-sheets Fri, 09 Dec 2016 10:00:00 GMT The Breathing Skins showroom shows how to control the permeability of facades and thus to adapt the indoor climate to the user’s specific requirements. The project centers around a breathing facade skin using transparent solid polycarbonate sheets from Covestro. ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Easier access to U.S. capital market : Covestro launches sponsored American depositary receipt (ADR) program ]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Covestro-launches-sponsored-American-depositary-receipt-ADR-program http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Covestro-launches-sponsored-American-depositary-receipt-ADR-program Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Covestro at the new TRUSTECH trade show: Trustworthy film solutions for security documents]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Trustworthy-film-solutions-for-security-documents http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Trustworthy-film-solutions-for-security-documents Fri, 18 Nov 2016 10:00:00 GMT At the new TRUSTECH trade show, Covestro will present trustworthy product solutions for the security industry. For this purpose, the company offers a wide range of specialty films. From laser engraving personalization to holograms]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Covestro polyurethane system for housing components with complex shapes: Protection against wind and weather]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Protection-against-wind-and-weather http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Protection-against-wind-and-weather Wed, 16 Nov 2016 10:00:00 GMT Remote control webcams being used for documentation or surveillance must be able to withstand the direct effects of wind and weather. avisec AG is protecting its webcams and cameras with a weather proof housing made from a Baydur® polyurethane system from Covestro. Emaform AG manufactures the housing’s black, complexly shaped components, which reliably protect the sensitive electronics against weathering influences. Integral foam encases sensitive surveillance cameras]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Covestro at the Compamed 2016 trade fair : Wearables for medical engineering]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Wearables-for-medical-engineering http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Wearables-for-medical-engineering Thu, 10 Nov 2016 14:00:00 GMT Wearables are small electronic devices that are affixed to the skin like a patch, providing support for consumers e.g. when they’re treating medical conditions. Thanks to a clever combination of different Covestro products, they cling gently to the skin and are comfortable to wear for extended periods. Expert partner for materials and process technology]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Covestro at the Compamed 2016 trade show : Sustainable textile coatings for medical applications]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Sustainable-textile-coatings-for-medical-applications http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Sustainable-textile-coatings-for-medical-applications Fri, 04 Nov 2016 10:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ New copolycarbonate blend from Covestro for parts with a metallic finish: High-temperature stable and electroplatable]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/High-temperature-stable-and-electroplatable http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/High-temperature-stable-and-electroplatable Thu, 27 Oct 2016 14:00:00 GMT At the K 2016 plastics trade fair, Covestro showcased this exhaust trim made from the high-temperature stable and electroplatable copolycarbonate ABS copolymer Apec® 150 PG. Concept study for exhaust trim made of plastic / Significant reduction in weight and costs compared to sheet metal / Greater design freedom / Light integration possible]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Forecast again raised slightly: Covestro continues strong results in third quarter]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Covestro-continues-strong-results-in-third-quarter http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Covestro-continues-strong-results-in-third-quarter Tue, 25 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ ]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/A97F0F929083CE2AC12580530053AFD4 http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/A97F0F929083CE2AC12580530053AFD4 Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:14:06 GMT HDTV footage from the fair in Düssseldorf/Germany ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ First Covestro Science Celebration at K 2016: Awards for outstanding researchers]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Awards-for-outstanding-researchers http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Awards-for-outstanding-researchers Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:45:00 GMT After receiving the Covestro Science Award, Prof. Dr.-Ing. André Bardow from RWTH Aachen University explains his research findings on life cycle analysis of CO2-based products. Covestro Science Award goes to Prof. André Bardow, RWTH Aachen University / Research medals go to four Covestro scientists / Eight new Science Fellows introduced]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ HELLA and Covestro present new designs for vehicle lighting]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/HELLA-and-Covestro-present-new-designs-for-vehicle-lighting http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/HELLA-and-Covestro-present-new-designs-for-vehicle-lighting Wed, 19 Oct 2016 11:50:00 GMT <![CDATA[ ]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/59EAF890EAB5F116C125804F003B2E78 http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/59EAF890EAB5F116C125804F003B2E78 Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:00:00 GMT At the K 2016 plastics trade fair, Covestro will be unveiling an entirely new concept for designing electric motor vehicles. ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ ]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/66529A45EF4CAA53C125804F003B5568 http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/66529A45EF4CAA53C125804F003B5568 Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:00:00 GMT Covestro´s visionary car concept includes a seamless front end. ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Covestro al K 2016 dal 19 al 26 ottobre a Düsseldorf: Spostare i confini del possibile grazie a sviluppi innovativi ]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Spostare-i-confini-del-possibile-grazie-a-sviluppi-innovativi http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Spostare-i-confini-del-possibile-grazie-a-sviluppi-innovativi Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Covestro au salon K 2016 de Düsseldorf du 19 au 26 octobre: Repousser les limites du possible avec des solutions innovantes]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Repousser-les-limites-du-possible-avec-des-solutions-innovantes http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Repousser-les-limites-du-possible-avec-des-solutions-innovantes Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Covestro at K 2016 in Düsseldorf from October 19 to 26]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Covestro-at-K-2016-in-Duesseldorf-from-October-19-to-26 http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Covestro-at-K-2016-in-Duesseldorf-from-October-19-to-26 Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Covestro at K 2016 in Düsseldorf from October 19 to 26: Pushing the boundaries of possibility with innovative developments]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Pushing-the-boundaries-of-possibility-with-innovative-developments http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Pushing-the-boundaries-of-possibility-with-innovative-developments Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ La mayor feria de plásticos del mundo tiene lugar del 19 al 26 de octubre en Düsseldorf: Desafiando los límites con desarrollos innovadores]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Desafiando-los-lmites-con-desarrollos-innovadores http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Desafiando-los-lmites-con-desarrollos-innovadores Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Press photos]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Press-photos http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Press-photos Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ ]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/8CA115D2F942FA90C12580510054480D http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/8CA115D2F942FA90C12580510054480D Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:00:00 GMT The wrap-around glazing made of transparent polycarbonate provides for better all-around visibility. ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ ]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/E01BB0A116288686C125805300402F65 http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/E01BB0A116288686C125805300402F65 Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:00:00 GMT ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ ]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/F54C746689D44250C125805300401155 http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/F54C746689D44250C125805300401155 Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:00:00 GMT ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ ]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/1BF97D114E45E679C1258053003FF158 http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/1BF97D114E45E679C1258053003FF158 Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:00:00 GMT ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ ]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/44501AAAF8EC1DB5C1258053003FD293 http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/44501AAAF8EC1DB5C1258053003FD293 Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:00:00 GMT ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ ]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/C4AAB6228398334FC1258053003F3B55 http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/C4AAB6228398334FC1258053003F3B55 Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:00:00 GMT ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ ]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/B55A138961C80BBBC1258053003F1DB3 http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/B55A138961C80BBBC1258053003F1DB3 Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:00:00 GMT ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ ]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/0D53A88DE57A67FFC1258053003EE237 http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/0D53A88DE57A67FFC1258053003EE237 Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:00:00 GMT ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ ]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/F7B600E1B03B77EEC125805100547EEE http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/F7B600E1B03B77EEC125805100547EEE Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:00:00 GMT ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ ]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/09C16237F3E097F1C125805100554C6E http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/09C16237F3E097F1C125805100554C6E Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:00:00 GMT ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ ]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/5F15EFEA9758457CC12580510055702A http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/5F15EFEA9758457CC12580510055702A Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:00:00 GMT ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ ]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/22F83D479275EC7CC125805100558C8D http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/22F83D479275EC7CC125805100558C8D Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:00:00 GMT ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ ]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/9996529FACA528D8C12580510055A6C4 http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/9996529FACA528D8C12580510055A6C4 Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:00:00 GMT ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ ]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/04F2E709649A3491C12580510055C1F2 http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/04F2E709649A3491C12580510055C1F2 Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:00:00 GMT ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ ]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/769D260AA076E007C125804F003AA59B http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/769D260AA076E007C125804F003AA59B Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:00:00 GMT ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ K 2016: Covestro exhibits automotive interior component fabricated by physical foam molding: Cost-efficient production of lightweight decorative components]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Cost-efficient-production-of-lightweight-decorative-components http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Cost-efficient-production-of-lightweight-decorative-components Mon, 17 Oct 2016 14:00:00 GMT Covestro has developed an integrated polycarbonate-based material and process concept suitable for a cost-effective production of lightweight decorative components for the automotive interior. The concept is based on polycarbonate and enables customized design and styling elements. An example is this glove box cover made from the polycarbonate ABS blend Bayblend®. Its surface shows high-gloss and structured areas. High surface quality thanks to dynamic temperature control]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Covestro demonstrates the potential of plastics made from CO2 at K 2016: Looking to a future of wider carbon dioxide use]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Looking-to-a-future-of-wider-carbon-dioxide-use http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Looking-to-a-future-of-wider-carbon-dioxide-use Fri, 14 Oct 2016 10:00:00 GMT CO2 serves as an alternative raw material; replacing increasingly scarce petroleum in the production of plastics. CO2-based flexible foam to launch soon / Climate gas now also in elastomers, e.g. for automotive applications / Use in insulating boards also conceivable]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Force majeure on polyurethane raw materials MDI and TDI remains in effect]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Force-majeure-on-polyurethane-raw-materials-MDI-and-TDI-remains-in-effect http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Force-majeure-on-polyurethane-raw-materials-MDI-and-TDI-remains-in-effect Fri, 14 Oct 2016 09:50:00 GMT <![CDATA[ LED lighting with efficient heat sinks]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/LED-lighting-with-efficient-heat-sinks http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/LED-lighting-with-efficient-heat-sinks Thu, 13 Oct 2016 14:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Covestro makes new breakthroughs in sustainable textile coatings]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Covestro-makes-new-breakthroughs-in-sustainable-textile-coatings http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Covestro-makes-new-breakthroughs-in-sustainable-textile-coatings Wed, 12 Oct 2016 15:00:00 GMT The new Impranil® eco range of waterborne, bio-based polyurethane dispersions of Covestro has a renewable content of up to 65 percent. INSQIN® enables wider application scope and reduction in manufacturing costs]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Covestro doubles production capacities for high-tech plastic at Shanghai site : Global number one in polycarbonate resins]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Global-number-one-in-polycarbonate-resins http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Global-number-one-in-polycarbonate-resins Wed, 12 Oct 2016 10:00:00 GMT At the inauguration of the new Polycarbonates plant in Shanghai (left to right): Yao Weihua, Xu Jianmin and Ma Jing from the local government, Covestro board member for production and technology Dr. Klaus Schaefer, Michelle Jou, Head of the Polycarbonates segment at Covestro and Roland Stegmueller, Head of Covestro’s Caojing site near Shanghai. Inauguration of two new production lines / Responding to growing demand in Asia / Last cornerstone of multi-year investment program]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Accolade for using CO2 as new raw material: Chemical Industry Council honors Covestro]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Chemical-Industry-Council-honors-Covestro http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Chemical-Industry-Council-honors-Covestro Fri, 07 Oct 2016 16:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Independent and successful – and on the stock market as well: Covestro stock shows convincing performance at first listing anniversary ]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Covestro-stock-shows-convincing-performance-at-first-listing-anniversary http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Covestro-stock-shows-convincing-performance-at-first-listing-anniversary Thu, 06 Oct 2016 12:15:00 GMT Covestro's first year on the stock exchange Share price more than doubled – outperformed benchmark indices / Finances strengthened – investments made in company’s future / Growth course set to continue – forecast for 2016 raised in July]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Covestro explores additional fields of application for carbon dioxide: CO2 on the way to becoming an all-around talent ]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/CO2-on-the-way-to-becoming-an-all-around-talent http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/CO2-on-the-way-to-becoming-an-all-around-talent Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:45:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Covestro develops high-tech material for mobile electronic devices: Next-generation composites]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Next-generation-composites http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Next-generation-composites Fri, 23 Sep 2016 10:00:00 GMT When it comes to mobile electronic devices, consumers prefer smart, light, stable and cool looking products. Covestro responds to this trend by developing a new composite technology based on thermoplastic materials and carbon fibers. This enables an efficient manufacture of thin-walled housings and other components. Fast, cost-efficient production / Optimal design freedom / Further potential applications in automotive industry]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Covestro develops reliable UV protection for plastic composites: Towards the sun]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Against-the-sun http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Against-the-sun Thu, 22 Sep 2016 11:00:00 GMT At K 2016, Covestro is introducing the new Desmocomp® polyurethane matrix for composites with very good UV, weathering and chemical resistance. It is ideally suited to outdoor applications, e.g. in side elements for Sortimo’s new System-Unit, which is the ideal option for storage in pick-ups and flat-bed trucks. Numerous possibilities for outdoor applications ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Covestro develops transparent grades of thermoplastic polyurethanes: Versatile plastics for modern ski boots]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Versatile-plastics-for-modern-ski-boots http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Versatile-plastics-for-modern-ski-boots Wed, 21 Sep 2016 10:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Covestro debut at the IZB automotive suppliers trade fair in Wolfsburg: Efficient manufacturing, personalized design]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Efficient-manufacturing-personalized-design http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Efficient-manufacturing-personalized-design Tue, 20 Sep 2016 10:00:00 GMT At IZB automotive suppliers trade fair, Covestro will be presenting current developments with its DirectCoating / DirectSkinning technology, among other items. Main theme is material solutions for automotive interiors]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Covestro – an attractive employer at K 2016: “Welcome to the Career Bar”]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Welcome-to-the-Career-Bar http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Welcome-to-the-Career-Bar Thu, 08 Sep 2016 10:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Bergisch Gladbach launches pilot project with Covestro and Logelis: Agreement on the construction of a model house]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Agreement-on-the-construction-of-a-model-house http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Agreement-on-the-construction-of-a-model-house Wed, 07 Sep 2016 18:00:00 GMT This is how the model house of the town of Bergisch Gladbach and the companies Covestro and Logelis will look like. Objective: creating living space – quickly and economically]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Covestro supports sustainable power generation: More efficient wind turbine manufacture]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/More-efficient-wind-turbine-manufacture http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/More-efficient-wind-turbine-manufacture Fri, 02 Sep 2016 10:00:00 GMT In collaboration with partners; Covestro recently created the first ever large polyurethane rotor blade in China. It is 37.5 meters long and dimensioned for an output of 1.5 megawatts. This provides important evidence that the resin is suitable for industrial production. Cost-effective production of rotor blades using polyurethane / Pasquick® technology ensures reliable corrosion protection / Elastomers provide durable sheathing for subsea cables]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Materials manufacturer Covestro established one year ago: XL startup]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/XL-startup http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/XL-startup Thu, 01 Sep 2016 12:00:00 GMT Covestro 1. Birthday Timeline Very successful financially – share price approximately doubled / Colorful new identity is being lived worldwide / Focus on innovation and sustainability]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Covestro steps up dialog with designers : Creative design with plastics]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Creative-design-with-plastics http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Creative-design-with-plastics Tue, 30 Aug 2016 10:00:00 GMT Creative ideas and a lively exchange about the use of modern plastics were the dominant themes at the first Covestro Makeathon at Münster School of Architecture. Focal point of K 2016]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Covestro showcases film products at the IZB International Suppliers Fair: Custom design, high functionality]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Custom-design-high-functionality http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Custom-design-high-functionality Mon, 29 Aug 2016 10:00:00 GMT At the modern Technical Center for Film Processing of Covestro in Dormagen, technicians Holger Schmeer (left) and Bjoern Herdt examine Makrofol® HF hardcoat films. Diverse applications in automotive interiors]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Covestro presents visionary steering wheel prototype with DirectCoating cover: Seamless integration of light and haptics]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Seamless-integration-of-light-and-haptics http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Seamless-integration-of-light-and-haptics Tue, 16 Aug 2016 10:00:00 GMT Schematic comparison of the DirectCoating process with conventional production of an injection-molded and spray-painted component. In-process coating is more efficient and offers greater freedom of design]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ A booming trend: Wearable electronics on the skin: Wearables with intelligence and comfort]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Wearables-with-intelligence-and-comfort http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Wearables-with-intelligence-and-comfort Thu, 11 Aug 2016 10:00:00 GMT Wearables are small electronic devices that are affixed to the skin like a patch, providing support for consumers when they’re taking part in leisure activities or treating medical conditions. Thanks to a clever combination of different Covestro products, they cling gently to the skin and are comfortable to wear for extended periods.  Covestro is an expert partner for materials and process technology]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Covestro films pave the way for freely formable electronic systems: Smart electronics for smart clothing]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Smart-electronics-for-smart-clothing http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Smart-electronics-for-smart-clothing Tue, 09 Aug 2016 10:00:00 GMT Freely formable electronic systems open up new possibilities for the design of fashion items, automobiles, buildings, as well as in consumer electronics, to mention only a few examples. Covestro will be showcasing an item of luminous clothing. The LEDs are positioned not on a panel, but on formable films made from thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU). More efficient production, enhanced aesthetics, more sustainable products]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Materials manufacturer supports new initiative for clean technologies : Covestro continues the spirit of Solar Impulse]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Covestro-continues-the-spirit-of-Solar-Impulse http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Covestro-continues-the-spirit-of-Solar-Impulse Thu, 04 Aug 2016 10:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Inflatable seat cushions with Covestro films boost comfort of aircraft seats: Like floating on air]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Like-floating-on-air http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Like-floating-on-air Wed, 27 Jul 2016 10:00:00 GMT An aircraft seat with air-filled cushions saves up to five kilos of weight, compared with a conventional seat. This in turn saves fuel and CO2 emissions. The cushions are made from elastic TPU films from Covestro and offer passengers much greater comfort. Air travelers can individually adjust the firmness of their seats or backrests as desired, simply by further inflating the cushions or releasing air from them. Ultra-lightweight solution in the solar-powered aircraft Solar Impulse]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Solar Impulse returns safely to Abu Dhabi: First around-the-world flight with solar energy]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/First-around-the-world-flight-with-solar-energy http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/First-around-the-world-flight-with-solar-energy Tue, 26 Jul 2016 18:30:00 GMT Finally succeeded! The pilots André Borschberg (left) and Bertrand Piccard have made the impossible possible by circumnavigating the world solely with the power of the sun. Ultra-lightweight materials from Covestro supported pioneering work]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Volumes and profitability further increased: Strong second quarter for Covestro]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/AC87S3-Strong-second-quarter-for-Covestro http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/AC87S3-Strong-second-quarter-for-Covestro Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Covestro a premium partner of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Covestro-a-premium-partner-of-the-Deutsche-Eishockey-Liga http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Covestro-a-premium-partner-of-the-Deutsche-Eishockey-Liga Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:30:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Covestro supports unique exhibition in London: Polycarbonate sheets protect art installation at the Victoria & Albert Museum]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Polycarbonate-sheets-protect-art-installation-at-the-Victoria-Albert-Museum http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Polycarbonate-sheets-protect-art-installation-at-the-Victoria-Albert-Museum Fri, 15 Jul 2016 10:00:00 GMT Covestro supports the architectural installation Elytra Filament Pavilion at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London with polycarbonate solid sheets of the Makrolon® UV range. They protect a delicate structure of carbon and glass fibers, which mimic the forewing cases of flying beetles. ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Covestro continues branding support for Solar Impulse ]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Covestro-continues-branding-support-for-Solar-Impulse http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Covestro-continues-branding-support-for-Solar-Impulse Mon, 11 Jul 2016 15:30:00 GMT <![CDATA[ New world-scale plant for precursor HDI in Shanghai, China opened: Covestro expands position in coating raw materials]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Covestro-expands-position-in-coating-raw-materials http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Covestro-expands-position-in-coating-raw-materials Thu, 07 Jul 2016 10:30:00 GMT Covestro’s new HDI plant at Shanghai, China can produce up to 50,000 metric tons of the coatings raw material per year and is very environmentally friendly, efficient and safe. Capacity at site increased by about 50,000 metric tons per year / Response to growing demand / Production particularly environmentally friendly, efficient and safe]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Design Innovation in Plastics: 2016 competition winner announced]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Design-Innovation-in-Plastics-2016-competition-winner-announced http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Design-Innovation-in-Plastics-2016-competition-winner-announced Mon, 04 Jul 2016 15:00:00 GMT Annabel Burton, a second year product design student at Nottingham Trent University, won the 2016 “Design Innovation in Plastics” competition Nottingham Trent University student gallops to clear win with innovative quick-release rug fastener for horses]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Cast polyurethane elastomers for offshore wind farms in China: Covestro and Tekmar sign cooperation agreement]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Covestro-and-Tekmar-sign-cooperation-agreement http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Covestro-and-Tekmar-sign-cooperation-agreement Mon, 27 Jun 2016 16:15:00 GMT <![CDATA[ cardyon® – The new brand for sustainable plastics production: Covestro starts brand launch for CO2 products]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Covestro-starts-brand-launch-for-CO2-products http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Covestro-starts-brand-launch-for-CO2-products Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:00:00 GMT At the recent conference of EUROPUR, the European association of flexible polyurethane foam block manufacturers, Covestro received the Sustainability Award for CO2-based polyurethane components, which are marketed under the new brand name cardyon®. Project head Dr. Karsten Malsch (second from right) and his colleagues Dr. Lutz Brassat, Dr. Stefan Lindner and Matthaeus Gossner (from left) were very delighted about the award. On the right side is Jean-Pierre de Kesel (Recticel), a member of the jury. ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Covestro plastics technologies support trendy exterior design: Innovative design concept for electric cars]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Innovative-design-concept-for-electric-cars http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Innovative-design-concept-for-electric-cars Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:30:00 GMT Automotive lighting is entering a totally new dimension defined by luminous surfaces with integrated headlamps and rear lights: Light and the lighting effect itself is now the styling element. For the new design concept, Covestro has developed an innovative solution based on holographic films, together with automotive supplier HELLA. ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Covestro develops new materials for 3D printing]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Covestro-develops-new-materials-for-3D-printing http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Covestro-develops-new-materials-for-3D-printing Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:00:00 GMT Covestro expert Roland Wagner observes the manufacture of a small component in Covestro´s new 3D printing laboratory at its headquarters in Leverkusen. After recognizing the advantages of these additive manufacturing processes, industry now also views them as a major opportunity for efficient mass production of complex or individualized parts. Comprehensive product line for all common printing processes / Customized properties / Suitable for industrial mass production / New lab opened]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Press Conference: Covestro at the K 2016]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Covestro-at-the-K-2016 http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Covestro-at-the-K-2016 Fri, 24 Jun 2016 10:30:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Covestro premiere at K 2016: Creating value added with plastics]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Creating-value-added-with-plastics http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Creating-value-added-with-plastics Fri, 24 Jun 2016 10:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ To make the world a brighter place]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/AB8BAZ-To-make-the-world-a-brighter-place http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/AB8BAZ-To-make-the-world-a-brighter-place Fri, 24 Jun 2016 10:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Pushing boundaries with innovations]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/AB8BAV-Pushing-boundaries-with-innovations http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/AB8BAV-Pushing-boundaries-with-innovations Fri, 24 Jun 2016 10:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Measurable targets set for 2025: Covestro sharpens focus on sustainability]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Covestro-sharpens-focus-on-sustainability http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Covestro-sharpens-focus-on-sustainability Fri, 24 Jun 2016 09:59:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Green light for production repurposing: Covestro expanding capacity at German site]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Covestro-expanding-capacity-at-German-site http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Covestro-expanding-capacity-at-German-site Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:10:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Around-the-world flight with Solar Impulse almost completed: Solar aircraft becomes technology driver]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Solar-aircraft-becomes-technology-driver http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Solar-aircraft-becomes-technology-driver Thu, 23 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT This picture shows the Solar Impulse aircraft in Seville, Spain. Shortly the Solar Impulse solar plane is expected to return to its airport of departure in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Covestro is an official partner of the project and developed ultra-lightweight materials for the plane. Patrick Thomas: “Flying laboratory for material innovations”]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ ]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/3868BFD279D339E8C1257FDA002B0A1E http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/3868BFD279D339E8C1257FDA002B0A1E Wed, 22 Jun 2016 09:50:07 GMT CO<sub style=2 serves as an alternative raw material, replacing increasingly scarce crude oil in the production of plastics. "/> ]]> 2 serves as an alternative raw material, replacing increasingly scarce crude oil in the production of plastics. ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ ]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/C377A640AFF024D1C1257FD80040D33C http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/C377A640AFF024D1C1257FD80040D33C Fri, 17 Jun 2016 10:39:07 GMT HDTV-footage about the use of CO2 as raw material for the production of plastics. ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Covestro launches industrial production of plastics using carbon dioxide: Premiere for new raw material]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/AAZC7K-Premiere-for-new-raw-material http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/AAZC7K-Premiere-for-new-raw-material Fri, 17 Jun 2016 10:30:00 GMT Carbon dioxide as new raw material: At this production plant in Dormagen, Covestro is now incorporating 20 percent CO2 into an important foam component. Production plant opens in Dormagen / Innovative process helps cut the use of crude oil / Innovative foam components manufactured with 20 percent CO2]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Inauguration of CO2-based polyol production plant: Address by Patrick Thomas]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/AAZC7N-Address-by-Patrick-Thomas http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/AAZC7N-Address-by-Patrick-Thomas Fri, 17 Jun 2016 10:30:00 GMT CO2 bursts onto the plastic production scene: Covestro CEO Patrick Thomas inaugurates first plastics production facility using CO2 in Dormagen. Chairman of the Board of Management]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Production plant opens in Dormagen]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Production-plant-opens-in-Dormagen http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/Production-plant-opens-in-Dormagen Fri, 17 Jun 2016 10:30:00 GMT Covestro bangs the drum: CEO Patrick Thomas (center) inaugurates first plastics production facility using CO2 in Dormagen. At his side are Thomas Rachel from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research in Berlin (right) and Professor Ernst Schmachtenberg, Rector of RWTH Aachen University. ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Press photos]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/AB5JJU-Photos http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/AB5JJU-Photos Fri, 17 Jun 2016 10:30:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Inauguration of production plant Dormagen, June 17, 2016: Charts]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/AAZC7D-Charts http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/AAZC7D-Charts Fri, 17 Jun 2016 09:05:57 GMT <![CDATA[ ]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/C8F72ADF4F8F4E6AC1257FD5004A85C2 http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/C8F72ADF4F8F4E6AC1257FD5004A85C2 Fri, 17 Jun 2016 08:03:44 GMT Covestro bangs the drum: CEO Patrick Thomas (center) inaugurates first plastics production facility using CO2 in Dormagen. At his side are Thomas Rachel from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research in Berlin (right) and Professor Ernst Schmachtenberg, Rector of RWTH Aachen University. ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ ]]> http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/288D18A491242EAFC1257FD5004B8AED http://news.covestro.com/news.nsf/id/288D18A491242EAFC1257FD5004B8AED Fri, 17 Jun 2016 08:03:44 GMT CO2 bursts onto the plastic production scene: Covestro in Dormagen inaugurates its first plastics production facility using CO2 with a musical sketch. ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany