Covestro Press Server - Pressreleases Mon, 17 Dec 2018 05:26:39 GMT Covestro, Germany International relevant pressreleases from Covestro$file/bayer_logo.gif Covestro Press Server - Pressreleases 55 55 en <![CDATA[ Buyback program completed around half a year earlier than planned: Covestro concludes share buyback of EUR 1.5 billion]]> Wed, 05 Dec 2018 15:15:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Harnessing solar power for residential and commercial applications: Powerful and safe battery home storage]]> Thu, 29 Nov 2018 10:00:00 GMT The BMZ Group's Lithium-ion home storage systems use Bayblend® FR3040 from Covestro to safely position the individual battery cells in a so-called cell holder.  BMZ GmbH relies on polycarbonate blends from Covestro]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Further strengthening of global TPU business: Covestro becomes majority stakeholder in DIC Covestro Polymer joint venture in Japan]]> Thu, 29 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT Mr. Kaoru Ino, Representative Director, President and CEO of DIC Corporation (r.) and Dr. Markus Steilemann, CEO of Covestro agreed on another milestone in more than 18 years of strong partnership. Covestro raises stake from 50% to 80% / Partnership with DIC Corporation continues / Acquisition as part of Covestro’s global growth strategy]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Fit with CO2]]> Fri, 23 Nov 2018 11:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Carbon dioxide for the production of sports floorings: Fit with CO2]]> Fri, 23 Nov 2018 10:59:00 GMT Daniel Klomp (Sport Group), Dr. Daniel Koch (Covestro) and Robert Haake (sorts club CHTC) at the opening ceremony of the worldwide first hockey sports field made with carbon dioxide (from left to right). Premiere for new product at hockey field in Germany / Innovative process from Covestro preserves resources / Next step in the use of CO2 for plastics]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Presentation: Carbon dioxide as a new raw material – now also in sports]]> Fri, 23 Nov 2018 10:58:00 GMT ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Video]]> Fri, 23 Nov 2018 10:45:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Photos]]> Fri, 23 Nov 2018 10:30:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Covestro at the TRUSTECH trade fair from 27 to 29 November 2018: Film solutions for forgery-proof ID documents]]> Thu, 22 Nov 2018 11:30:00 GMT At TRUSTECH trade fair, Covestro will present a new and integrated concept for an efficient manufacture of passports. Major features are a new concept for the integration of clear windows based on Makrofol® ID polycarbonate films, and a new generation of thermoplastic polyurethane films for robust passport hinges. All-in-one passport concept for multiple security needs]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Increased efficiency through expansion of computing capacity : Covestro fosters digital research and development]]> Tue, 20 Nov 2018 10:00:00 GMT Data expert Jan Meyer helps to foster digital research and development at Covestro. Digitalization of operative business continues to progress / High-performance computing increases innovative strength / Advantages in terms of sustainability and energy use]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Corporate Culture Award for Innovation goes to Covestro: 16,000 innovators awarded]]> Fri, 16 Nov 2018 10:45:00 GMT The Corporate Culture Award 2018, special award for innovation culture, has been received in Frankfurt/ M. by the Covestro innovation team members Dr. Jens Joschek (l.) and Dr. Lorenz Kramer. Outstanding corporate culture honored / Start-up Challenge proves innovative way of working]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Innovative material solutions at the Compamed Medica Trade Fair: From wound care to wearables]]> Fri, 09 Nov 2018 12:00:00 GMT Aqueous polyurethane dispersions of the Baymedix® CD range are an excellent starting material for seamless medical gloves. Such films can be produced e.g. in the dipping process. Covestro shows comfortable and efficient developments]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Third award since 2013: Covestro receives Sustainability Award from Henkel]]> Wed, 07 Nov 2018 11:45:00 GMT The Covestro team around Michael Friede, Head of the Coatings, Adhesives, Specialties segment, is much delighted about being honored again with the Henkel Sustainability Award. Continued commitment to more sustainable adhesive solutions]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Antwerp site part of Covestro’s MDI investment program: Covestro to increase aniline production in Antwerp]]> Mon, 29 Oct 2018 15:15:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Full year guidance confirmed: Solid results in an increasingly challenging market environment]]> Thu, 25 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT Third quarter of 2018 Group sales up 4.8% to EUR 3.7 billion / Core volumes remain stable / EUR 859 million EBITDA at previous year’s level / Net income totals EUR 496 million, up 1.0% over prior year / Free operating cash flow down 12.2% to EUR 578 million due to increased investments / Cost savings targeted at EUR 350 million per year]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Covestro receives MATERIALICA Design + Technology Award 2018: First biobased coating hardener for lightfast polyurethane coatings]]> Wed, 17 Oct 2018 12:00:00 GMT Covestro experts Hiep Tran (second from right) and Nusret Yuval (second from left) are much pleased about receiving the MATERIALICA Design +Technology Award 2018, in the Pioneer for alternative raw materials]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Turbine installation latest milestone in Covestro’s mission to commercialize polyurethane infusion resin: First wind turbines with polyurethanes from Covestro]]> Wed, 17 Oct 2018 08:10:00 GMT Covestro blade in Tieling, China ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Intensified cooperation for the toughest solar race in Australia: Sonnenwagen – the success story goes on]]> Thu, 11 Oct 2018 11:00:00 GMT After the successful initial participation at the World Solar Challenge in Australia in 2017 as Covestro becomes main sponsor of Sonnenwagen Aachen Team / Innovative materials for electric mobility / Long-term partnership with RWTH Aachen University]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ First thermoplastic polyurethane based on CO2 technology]]> Thu, 11 Oct 2018 10:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Global capacity expansion to strengthen leading position in MDI: Covestro to invest EUR 1.5 billion in new world-scale MDI plant in Baytown, USA]]> Tue, 09 Oct 2018 13:10:00 GMT Covestro production site in Baytown, USA Highly attractive MDI market with long-term growth prospects / New 500 kilotons MDI plant to satisfy demand and accompany industry growth / NAFTA MDI capacity to reach 740 kilotons per year by end of 2024 / Extending Covestro´s regional and global MDI leadership position]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Covestro at the 2018 SEPAWA Conference in Berlin: Biobased film former for perfect hairstyling]]> Mon, 08 Oct 2018 16:15:00 GMT Covestro has developed a film-forming polyurethane dispersion for hairstyling products with a carbon content based on 58 percent biomass. The film former called Baycusan® E 1000 is the first product of the new eco series and achieves the excellent performance level of synthetic acrylate polymers. Baycusan® eco E 1000 achieves the high level of synthetic products]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ UN honors high engagement of material producer : Covestro announced as Global Compact LEAD]]> Mon, 24 Sep 2018 08:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Awards for innovative business ideas on new materials: Covestro promotes entrepreneurship in chemistry]]> Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:00:00 GMT The founders of Bipolymer Systems, Artur Steffen (left) and Martin Huber (m.), win the Future Materials Award of University Innovation Challenge, handed over by Dr. Markus Steilemann, CEO of Covestro. Partner of University Innovation Challenge and Chem Start-up Award / Focus on open innovation with universities and start-ups]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ “Amazing new ideas” on protecting the environment: Young Champions of the Earth 2018 announced]]> Thu, 13 Sep 2018 11:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Covestro at Fakuma 2018: Polycarbonate protects the heart of electric mobility]]> Wed, 12 Sep 2018 12:00:00 GMT The Alta Pack battery of California-based electric bike specialist Alta Motors is equipped with a jacket made of the extremely impact-resistant PC-PBT blend Makroblend®. Safe integration of battery cells in lithium-ion batteries]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Exceptionally high-performance material developed for industry: New super-plastic with positive eco-balance]]> Tue, 11 Sep 2018 10:00:00 GMT Research project DreamCompoundConti Covestro and partners develop large-format production process / Can be used in aviation, automotive and medicine]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Easier, Safer and Less Painful Options for Diabetic Treatment : Introducing new solutions for needle-free injection technology]]> Tue, 11 Sep 2018 09:00:00 GMT Needle-free injection technology developed by QS Medical Technology Co., Ltd. ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Joining forces … and plastics: Advanced laser welding solutions for electric vehicle battery enclosures]]> Mon, 10 Sep 2018 17:30:00 GMT Leister Technologies’ laser welding process can be used to join and seal fluid-cooled battery enclosures made of Bayblend® FR3010 PC+ABS blend. ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Industrial Construction Day 2018 on September 27 at the Kasino Hotel, Leverkusen: Efficient building insulation with polyurethane]]> Fri, 07 Sep 2018 10:00:00 GMT Experts Steffen Hoffmann (left) and Stefan Hopf are manufacturing single insulation boards in the Technical Insulation Center of Covestro. Covestro promotes events for sustainable construction]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Covestro at Fakuma trade fair and the International Suppliers Fair (IZB): Front module concept in a new design]]> Thu, 06 Sep 2018 10:00:00 GMT At the Fakuma trade fair in Friedrichshafen and the International Suppliers Fair, Covestro will present an innovative front module concept with individual design and high functional integration. One special variant is the black panel technology, in which a special Makrofol® polycarbonate film with a light source behind it is illuminated. Functional solutions made of polycarbonate in the most confined spaces]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Joint press release of LyondellBasell and Covestro: LyondellBasell and Covestro kick off investment project in Maasvlakte-Rotterdam]]> Tue, 04 Sep 2018 13:00:00 GMT The official start of the new investment project of LyondellBasell and Covestro was marked by a ceremony. Dr. Klaus Schäfer (Sixth person from the left), Chief Technology of Covestro, was among various stakeholders to kick off the project. Innovative new technology realizes annual reduction of up to 140,000 metric tons CO2 emissions]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Fakuma 2018: Covestro presents demonstrator for 3D printing technology: 3D-printed shock absorber with high degree of functionality]]> Thu, 30 Aug 2018 10:00:00 GMT At the Fakuma 2018 trade fair, Covestro will be presenting a complex shock absorber which was manufactured using 3D printing. Complex demonstrator is made of three materials by three processes]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Covestro at the Fakuma 2018 trade show, October 16–20 in Friedrichshafen: Innovative plastics for future trends]]> Mon, 20 Aug 2018 10:00:00 GMT Lightweight and very thin laptop covers with novel optical surface effects are a potential application for continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composites (CFRTP) of the Maezio™ brand. ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Greater focus on sustainable product solutions and technologies: MSCI upgrades sustainability rating of Covestro]]> Mon, 13 Aug 2018 09:30:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Maezio™ ˗ the new brand for strong, light and aesthetic composite materials: Covestro introduces brand name for thermoplastic composites]]> Mon, 06 Aug 2018 10:00:00 GMT Films and sheets made from Maezio™ continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composite (CFRTP) from Covestro can be combined in a very variable way, giving designers completely new creative freedom. ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Promotion of two student teams at the Solar Decathlon China competition: Covestro supports sustainable urban development]]> Fri, 03 Aug 2018 09:30:00 GMT The EnergyPLUS Home 4.0 from Tongji University and TU Darmstadt has a modular structure, so that several units can be combined to form an apartment building. Innovative material solutions for energy-efficient solar houses]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ US Polycarbonates sheets business sold to Plaskolite: Covestro completes sale of US sheets business to Plaskolite]]> Thu, 02 Aug 2018 10:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Moody's raises credit rating to Baa1 with stable outlook: Moody's upgrades Covestro]]> Tue, 31 Jul 2018 10:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Plans to increase investment for further growth : Covestro raises guidance after a strong second quarter]]> Thu, 26 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT Covestro raises guidance after a strong second quarter Group sales improved by 10.4% to EUR 3.9 billion / Core volumes up 4.4% / EBITDA grew by 16.2% to EUR 985 million / Net income rose by 24.8% to EUR 604 million / Free operating cash flow increased by 14.1% to EUR 364 million / Guidance for EBITDA, FOCF and ROCE raised]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Shanghai Tongji University long-term partner: Covestro collaborates with Chinese students]]> Mon, 23 Jul 2018 11:00:00 GMT Longterm partners for innovation in material sciences: Students and professors of Tongji University Shanghai visit the headquarter of Covestro in Leverkusen for the first time. Focus on circular economy and sustainable materials / Professors and students visit German company headquarters for the first time]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Covestro at the InnoTrans 2018 trade fair in Berlin: Pushing boundaries with up-to-date train interiors]]> Fri, 20 Jul 2018 10:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Sustainable, waterproof and breathable solution: New from INSQIN®: a textile coating solution that offers outstanding performance and comfort]]> Wed, 18 Jul 2018 11:00:00 GMT Under its INSQIN® brand, Covestro launches a new coating solution that enables a waterproof and breathable coating of textiles using waterborne technology. ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Capacity expansion at four locations : Covestro strengthens its global film production]]> Wed, 18 Jul 2018 10:00:00 GMT Covestro intends to expand its global production capacities for special films, to meet the growing demand in all regions. Total investment of more than 100 million euros / Over 100 new jobs planned / Innovative applications in various industries / In focus: multilayer flat films]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Covestro receives Alain Clause Award for environmentally compatible UV dispersion: Award for more efficient coating ]]> Wed, 11 Jul 2018 14:00:00 GMT At ETCC Congress in Amsterdam, Dr. Eva Tejada and a team of experts from Covestro were honored with the Alain Clause Award for the best lecture on ecological and environmentally compatible developments. Faster production, reduced use of energy and resources]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Plug and Play partnership set up : Covestro collaborates with start-ups to foster innovation]]> Tue, 10 Jul 2018 12:00:00 GMT Covestro and Plug and Play are lookings for start-ups to shape the future of chemistry New Materials platform offers access to international founders / Future of chemicals and data solutions in scope]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Brunel University student wins Design Innovation in Plastics competition with balcony shelf product]]> Mon, 09 Jul 2018 15:10:00 GMT Product Design student, Alex Roquero, impressed the competition judges with his ‘Hook’, a portable shelf which is integrated with a flowerbox, and fits to any kind of railing. Judges hooked by versatility of design]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Council of the EU visits RWTH/Covestro Catalytic Center in Aachen: EU and Industry Counting on Sustainable Chemistry]]> Fri, 29 Jun 2018 11:00:00 GMT Using cutting-edge research to make chemistry more sustainable: a delegation of the Council of the European Union led by Bulgaria visited the Catalysis Research Center CAT of RWTH Aachen University and Covestro. Cutting-edge research needs a more innovation-friendly environment / Further research into the use of CO2 as a resource required]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Stand roofing of Moscow's Luzhniki Arena uses polycarbonate multiwall sheets: The football world as the guest in Europe's third largest stadium]]> Fri, 29 Jun 2018 10:00:00 GMT The stand roofing of Moskow´s renovated Luzhniki Stadium consists of transparent, robust and lightweight Makrolon® polycarbonate sheets from Covestro. They can be easily processed and protect spectators attending the World Soccer Championship against wind and weather. ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Raw Materials Summit 2018 shows potential of non-fossil resources : Chemistry sees alternatives to oil]]> Tue, 26 Jun 2018 15:40:00 GMT The Raw Materials Summit 2018 brought representatives of science, politics, established companies and start-ups on a stage. Use of plants and CO2 is gaining importance / International start-ups named “Resource Innovators 2018”]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Five start-ups honored at Berlin Raw Materials Summit: “Resource Innovators 2018” awarded]]> Tue, 26 Jun 2018 15:40:00 GMT The winner of the Resource Innovator Award 2018 is Sophia Hamblin Wang, COO of the Australian company Mineral Carbonation International. Dr. Markus Steilemann, CEO of Covestro, presents the winner's premium. Business ideas for alternative raw materials in the chemical industry / Signal for more cooperation with founders]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ CSO Richard Northcote has passed away]]> Fri, 22 Jun 2018 10:00:00 GMT ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Sustainable chlorine process reduces energy consumption by 25 percent : That vital volt less]]> Tue, 19 Jun 2018 11:00:00 GMT Two Covestro employees inspect a demonstration plant during a planned downtime in Leverkusen: Exactly here, the oxygen-depolarized cathode (ODC) technology has been developed and improved for many years. Covestro builds first large plant based on oxygen-depolarized cathode technology]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ adidas “Telstar 18” is the most advanced World Cup Match Ball to date : Advanced polyurethane materials for perfect flight]]> Thu, 14 Jun 2018 13:00:00 GMT 2018 FIFA World Cup™ Official Game Ball: adidas presents Telstar 18. ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Covestro and UN Environment: Regional finalists chosen in 2018 Young Champions of the Earth competition]]> Tue, 12 Jun 2018 15:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Comprehensive program sets new standards: Covestro to digitalize operations continuously]]> Thu, 07 Jun 2018 10:00:00 GMT Covestro employees Rafael Raschka (left) and Heinz-Wilhelm Tiegelkamp carry out maintenance work using mobile data at the production site in Krefeld-Uerdingen. Engineering, operations, manufacturing more efficient and safe / Next step of digitalizing operations on a global scale / Digital solutions simplify work ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Handover of keys for new classroom to Burscheid Elementary School: School expansion in just a few weeks]]> Mon, 04 Jun 2018 15:00:00 GMT Addition in just six weeks: Sonja Tippel, Ulrike Hanke and Stefan Caplan receive the house key from Renaud Sassi and Pejman Norastehfar. Successful pilot project by the city administration, Covestro and Logelis]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Six Students present their products at finals of 2018 Design Innovation in Plastics competition]]> Fri, 01 Jun 2018 11:00:00 GMT Left to right, Back row: William Oughton, Fatima Abedi Manji, Lewis Brown
Front: Alex Roquero, Olivia Alexander and Zeina Mofti ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Covestro Elastomers UTECH Europe 2018 preview: Desmodur® MTX6076/MT99xx: the innovative advantageous solution]]> Mon, 28 May 2018 17:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Covestro Elastomers UTECH Europe 2018 preview: Desmodur® MDQ75164 System: the ultimate solution for mining applications]]> Mon, 28 May 2018 16:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Covestro Elastomers UTECH Europe 2018 preview: Baulé® Easy Services: optimizing productivity and quality with Covestro machines]]> Mon, 28 May 2018 16:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Covestro Elastomers UTECH Europe 2018 preview: Baulé® Machines: scalable equipment at its best]]> Mon, 28 May 2018 16:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Conserving fossil resources, closing the carbon cycle: Covestro – a pioneer in alternative raw materials]]> Mon, 28 May 2018 10:00:00 GMT Covestro and partners have developed a unique technology for obtaining the key chemical product aniline from plant raw materials. Aniline is used, among other things, as a component in the production of MDI, an important starting material for polyurethane rigid foam for thermal insulation. Presentation at the UTECH Europe 2018 conference]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Covestro: New corporate program for digitization: Digital developments for the PU industry]]> Fri, 25 May 2018 10:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Covestro at the UTECH Europe 2018 trade fair in Maastricht: Innovation for sustainable growth]]> Fri, 27 Apr 2018 10:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Group sales and EBITDA up significantly in the first quarter: Covestro well on track]]> Thu, 26 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT Covestro well on track Group sales grew by 5.4% to EUR 3.8 billion / Core volumes stable at a high level / EBITDA up around a quarter to nearly EUR 1.1 billion / Net income rose by 37.6% to EUR 644 million / Free operating cash flow increased by 72.5% / On track for fiscal 2018: guidance confirmed]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Six finalists announced for 2018 Design Innovation in Plastics competition]]> Wed, 25 Apr 2018 16:00:00 GMT Robin Kent (Tangram Technology) and Mike Stuart (design engineer, formerly Covestro), scrutinise entries during judging day. Students branch out with innovative designs for gardening]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Covestro at the EWMA 2018 Congress in Krakow: Concepts for a modern wound care]]> Wed, 25 Apr 2018 15:15:00 GMT At the EWMA 2018 Congress, Congress will showcase the new Baymedix® FD103 aqueous polyurethane dispersion, among other items. Thermoformable foams for wound management made from it quickly pass on fluids without swelling. A possible application is portable plasters, which are likely to play an important role in the future, in the form of wearable patch devices. Non-swelling foam allows fast fluid transport ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Regional application center to open up market potential of advanced materials: Covestro joins Composite Application Center in Singapore]]> Tue, 24 Apr 2018 14:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Partnering with customers to accelerate industry upgrade: Covestro showcases materials at Chinaplas 2018]]> Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:15:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Fostering online business in Asia : Covestro launches flagship store on Alibaba]]> Mon, 23 Apr 2018 10:00:00 GMT Launching the Covestro flagship store on Alibaba’s B2B online platform: A team of Alibaba and Covestro presses the release button. Further step in digitalization strategy / Offering products for small and medium-sized business customers / Listen and learn to adapt to customer’s needs]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Stylish design paired with functionality, robustness and low weight: Every biker would love to live out of this suitcase]]> Wed, 18 Apr 2018 10:00:00 GMT The new motorcycle season is beginning, and the new XCEED side bags from Hepco&Becker provide ample space for luggage. Thanks to the new Makroblend® UT6007 polycarbonate blend from Covestro, the luggage systems are not only elegant, but also very robust.

Covestro plastic proves itself with great low-temperature impact strength, chemical resistance and surface quality]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Annual General Meeting in Bonn: Covestro significantly raises dividend]]> Fri, 13 Apr 2018 15:05:00 GMT Annual General Meeting in Bonn: Covestro significantly raises dividend. From the left: The future CEO Dr. Markus Steilemann, CEO Patrick Thomas and Dr. Richard Pott (left), Chair of the Supervisory Board. Patrick Thomas hands over CEO position to Dr. Markus Steilemann on June 1]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Annual General Meeting 2018]]> Fri, 13 Apr 2018 10:05:00 GMT ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ HDTV Footage from global sites, production, materials and highlight stories of Covestro]]> Fri, 13 Apr 2018 10:00:00 GMT HDTV Footage from global sites, production, materials and highlight stories of Covestro: New generation continuous fiber composites, CO<sub style=2 as a raw material, World Solar Challenge, Solar Impulse, Wind rotor blade from polyurethane, K fair in Düsseldorf and the concept car."/> New generation continuous fiber composites, CO2 as a raw material, World Solar Challenge, Solar Impulse, Wind rotor blade from polyurethane, K fair in Düsseldorf and the concept car.]]> 2 as a raw material, World Solar Challenge, Solar Impulse, Wind rotor blade from polyurethane, K fair in Düsseldorf and the concept car.]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Annual General Meeting: Address by Patrick Thomas]]> Fri, 13 Apr 2018 10:00:00 GMT Chairman of the Board of Management]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Recording: Opening of the Annual General Meeting by the Chairman of the Supervisory Board Dr. Richard Pott and speech by the Chairman of the Board of Management Patrick Thomas]]> Fri, 13 Apr 2018 09:28:43 GMT ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Announced change at the top management of Covestro brought forward: Patrick Thomas to hand over CEO position to Dr. Markus Steilemann on June 1, 2018]]> Fri, 13 Apr 2018 09:00:00 GMT Dr. Markus Steilemann (left) and  Patrick Thomas (right) Patrick Thomas retires on May 31, 2018, by mutual agreement / Supervisory Board thanks Patrick Thomas for a highly successful transformational development in his leadership decade / Dr. Thomas Toepfer in office as CFO since April 1, 2018]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Bayer Pearl Polyurethane Systems LLC at the 8th Annual Fire Safety Forum in Dubai: High performance polyurethane systems from Covestro ensure energy-efficient and safe buildings]]> Tue, 10 Apr 2018 12:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Covestro at the in-cosmetics global trade fair from April 17 to 19 in Amsterdam: Sustainable polyurethane film formers for cosmetic formulations]]> Thu, 05 Apr 2018 10:00:00 GMT Covestro will announce the new Baycusan® eco line of biobased polyurethane film formers at the in-cosmetics global trade fair from April 17-19, 2018, in Amsterdam. The products are equally suitable for hair care, skin and sun care and color cosmetics formulations. ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ A versatile plastic for glasses]]> Wed, 04 Apr 2018 10:00:00 GMT For its corrective and sunglass lenses, Chinese OEM Jiangsu Sigo Optical uses optical polycarbonates from Covestro since they offer improved optical purity and production yield, compared to other materials. Lens manufacturer Jiangsu Sigo Optical relies on polycarbonate from Covestro]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ New lightweight material conquers the living room: Designer-look air conditioning systems]]> Wed, 28 Mar 2018 10:00:00 GMT Haier has launched a state-of-the-art air conditioner under its Casarte brand, which utilizes novel continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composites (CFRTPs) from Covestro. They are lightweight, yet very strong and offer very much design freedom. ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Continued optimization of asset base: : Covestro sells its sheets outlet in the USA]]> Thu, 22 Mar 2018 16:30:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Covestro at the Light + Building trade fair in Frankfurt am Main: Polycarbonate sheets "shape" the path of light]]> Fri, 16 Mar 2018 10:00:00 GMT The diffusing sheet, the Makrolon® DX Sky, has wide light scattering and is thus perfect for industrial lighting applications, for example. Solid sheets scatter light wide, selectively and glare-free]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Covestro at the Light + Building lighting trade fair from 18 to 23 March in Frankfurt: Plastic solutions for LED lighting technology]]> Thu, 15 Mar 2018 10:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Covestro thermoplastic composites mark entry into consumer appliances industry: Premium material for designer appliances]]> Mon, 12 Mar 2018 10:00:00 GMT Haier has launched a state-of-the-art air conditioner under its Casarte brand, which utilizes novel continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composites (CFRTPs) from Covestro. They are lightweight, yet very strong and offer very much design freedom. ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Markt Bibart: Production start for the lightweight construction material of the future]]> Thu, 08 Mar 2018 11:01:00 GMT <![CDATA[ From ideas to prototypes – how suitcases can be even lighter and stronger: The perfect travel companion]]> Thu, 08 Mar 2018 11:00:00 GMT For many product designers, the new continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composite (CFRTP) from Covestro turns out as an ideal structural material. With its high impact resistance, high-quality feel and stylish surface it opens up entirely new possibilities – including the design of suitcases. ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ CFRTP composites by Covestro bring a breath of fresh air to furniture making: Making the design world resonate]]> Thu, 08 Mar 2018 11:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ From Markt Bibart to the whole world: innovative strong and aesthetic lightweight materials: Covestro starts commercial production of composites]]> Thu, 08 Mar 2018 11:00:00 GMT Films and sheets made from continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composite (CFRTP) can be combined in a very variable way, giving designers completely new creative freedom. Double-digit million sum invested / 50 employees at the site / Significant market potential / Broad range of applications and sectors]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Picture Material]]> Thu, 08 Mar 2018 11:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ CFRTP composites from Covestro make mountain bikes safer : Going through hell to get to heaven]]> Thu, 08 Mar 2018 11:00:00 GMT A new continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composite (CFRTP) from Covestro is pushing boundaries. It can easily be manufactured in large quantities and is not brittle – unlike conventional synthetic resin composites. ]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Fast entry to the most important German equity index: Covestro to become a DAX member]]> Tue, 06 Mar 2018 08:55:00 GMT Covestro’s CEO Patrick Thomas during the debut on the stock market at Deutsche Boerse in Frankfurt in October 2015  Inclusion effective as of March 19, 2018 / Significant increase in free float and market capitalization since IPO]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Composites for economical lightweight construction]]> Mon, 05 Mar 2018 11:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Second round of Young Champions of the Earth: In search of fresh ideas about environment]]> Mon, 05 Mar 2018 10:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Start-Up Challenge encourages entrepreneurial thinking at Covestro: Employees become founders]]> Tue, 27 Feb 2018 11:00:00 GMT The winning team Axel Schmidt, Holger Mundstock, Anna-Leona Breidbach and Marc Schreiber convinced the Board Management Dr. Markus Steilemann (m.), Dr. Klaus Schäfer (3.f.r.) und Patrick Thomas (r.) in the final of the so-called Start-Up Challenge of their project. Winner of internal company competition selected / Up to one million euros for the establishment of an internal start-up / Best business idea selected from 600 applications]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Financial News Conference: Address by Patrick Thomas and Dr. Markus Steilemann]]> Tue, 20 Feb 2018 10:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Innovation and sustainability as growth drivers: Covestro continues its profitable growth path with a record year]]> Tue, 20 Feb 2018 07:00:00 GMT Record year for Covestro Group sales grew 18.8% to EUR 14.1 billion / EBITDA increased 70.6% to EUR 3.4 billion / Net income more than doubled to EUR 2.0 billion / Record in free operating cash flow - EUR 5.0 billion now until 2019 / Dividend proposal: EUR 2.20 per share / Positive forecast for 2018]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Covestro AG Financial News Conference: Full Year 2017 Results]]> Tue, 20 Feb 2018 07:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[ Premiere at Simac: ATOM Lab to present fully-automated shoe manufacturing: Bonding soles via digital printing]]> Mon, 19 Feb 2018 11:00:00 GMT Covestro´s digital print experts Dr. Jörg Tillack (right) and Lukas Breuers examine a shoe sole with an adhesive printed on it. In the background you can see a printer for fused filament fabrication (FFF). Covestro provides technology and material solution with polyurethane]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany <![CDATA[ Covestro at the VDI Congress "Plastics in Automotive Engineering" in Mannheim: Concepts for e-mobility and autonomous driving]]> Fri, 09 Feb 2018 10:00:00 GMT Seamless integration of LiDAR sensors in a polycarbonate front structure Functional material solutions based on polycarbonate]]> Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany