Tag: Covestro

Covestro and Genomatica launch partnership for high-performance plant-based materials

Covestro and Genomatica launch partnership for high-performance plant-based materials

March 31, 2019 |

Genomatica, the bioengineering pioneer that helps major brands like H&M and Lavazza produce sustainable mainstream products, announced a significant new partnership recently with Covestro, a mainstream chemical and materials leader, to work together on high-performance materials from plants. Materials manufacturer Covestro and biotechnology company Genomatica joined forces to research and develop high-performance materials based on […]

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Covestro and UN call for Young Champions of the Earth competition participants

Covestro and UN call for Young Champions of the Earth competition participants

February 10, 2019 |

In Germany, Covestro and the United Nations are calling for nominations for Young Champions of the Earth, a prize for environmental entrepreneurs aged between 18 and 30 with a big idea for the world’s future. Each of seven winners in the 2019 program, the third year of the global competition, will receive $15,000 seed money […]

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Covestro launches biobased polyurethane film formers for cosmetic industry

Covestro launches biobased polyurethane film formers for cosmetic industry

January 13, 2019 |

In Germany, Covestro will present its new Baycusan eco series of biobased polyurethane film formers for the first time in France at the Cosmetagora trade fair in Paris on January 15 and 16. The first product in the series, Baycusan eco E 1000, consists of almost 60 percent renewable raw materials and may be labeled […]

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Covestro breaks ground on new production line in Thailand

Covestro breaks ground on new production line in Thailand

December 22, 2018 |

In Germany, Covestro has started to build up a new manufacturing line for polycarbonate films at Map Ta Phut Industrial Estate, Thailand. The project is the first step of a global capacity increase for Covestro´s film production. The total investment of more than EUR 100 million also includes an expansion of the associated infrastructure and […]

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Covestro produces first sports flooring using CO2

Covestro produces first sports flooring using CO2

November 25, 2018 |

In Germany, the world’s first synthetic sports subfloor was produced with carbon dioxide by Covestro using their groundbreaking process for CO2 utilization to market maturity. The CO2 for the subfloor is contained in a binder – or more precisely, in one of its components, a polyol. So far, the new CO2-based material called cardyon has […]

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Covestro covers it all – From $1.7B investment in MDI and first thermoplastic polyurethane based on CO2 technology to biobased aniline…

Covestro covers it all – From $1.7B investment in MDI and first thermoplastic polyurethane based on CO2 technology to biobased aniline…

October 13, 2018 |

Covestro, which you may know as the former Bayer MaterialsScience (part of Bayer Group’s chemicals and plastics unit) prior to 2015, is leading several innovations in the biobased sector with a flurry of announcements over the past week that is sure to impact the bioeconomy. Not only are they financially successful, achieving the best financial […]

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