Tag: Covestro

Covestro shares new circular economy tech at China International Import Expo

Covestro shares new circular economy tech at China International Import Expo

November 7, 2021 |

In China, for the first time, materials manufacturer Covestro is at the China International Import Expo presenting innovative solutions and technologies related to the circular economy – including the use of alternative raw materials such as carbon dioxide and partially bio-based raw materials that replace fossil resources, as well as a novel, groundbreaking process for […]

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LyondellBasell successful produces water-based waste into energy with Covestro

LyondellBasell successful produces water-based waste into energy with Covestro

November 1, 2021 |

In the Netherlands, converting water-based waste into energy was no easy feat, but chemical company LyondellBasell and its joint venture partner, polymer manufacturer Covestro, proved it was possible. The companies announced the completion of its Circular Steam Project at their site in Maasvlakte, the Netherlands. With the Circular Steam Project, the site incorporated an innovative […]

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Covestro and VAUDE team on partially bio-based outdoor hiking boot

Covestro and VAUDE team on partially bio-based outdoor hiking boot

October 19, 2021 |

In Germany, materials supplier Covestro and VAUDE, a family-owned manufacturer of outdoor equipment and footwear, have collaborated to develop a partially bio-based foam midsole for VAUDE’s new Lavik Eco outdoor hiking boot. It is based on thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) foams from Covestro’s Desmopan® EC 33000 series, which use non-GMO raw materials. The durable foams meet […]

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Covestro receives ISCC Plus certification for its Shanghai site

Covestro receives ISCC Plus certification for its Shanghai site

September 19, 2021 |

In Germany, Covestro received mass balancing certification according to ISCC Plus for its Shanghai site. This enables the company to now offer Asia Pacific region customers large volumes of the high-performance plastic polycarbonate as well as the polyurethane raw material methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI), made from alternative raw materials in the same good quality as […]

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Covestro acquires DSM’s Resins & Functional Materials business, adds $1.175B in revenues

Covestro acquires DSM’s Resins & Functional Materials business, adds $1.175B in revenues

April 11, 2021 |

In Germany, Covestro completed the acquisition of the Resins & Functional Materials business from the Dutch company Royal DSM. The transaction substantially expands Covestro’s portfolio of sustainable coating resins, making the Group one of the world’s leading providers in this growth market. The integration of RFM will expand the Group’s revenues by around EUR 1 […]

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Successful research into rigid polyurethane foam with CO2

Successful research into rigid polyurethane foam with CO2

February 21, 2021 |

In Germany, Covestro reports their latest research as part of the “DreamResource” joint project funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research shows they can use up to 20 percent CO2 instead of oil in rigid polyurethane foam which is important for more sustainable construction materials. An initial prototype of an insulation board […]

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Covestro and NPRC plan to use hydrogen-powered barges

Covestro and NPRC plan to use hydrogen-powered barges

February 14, 2021 |

In the Netherlands, in a joint project, Covestro and the logistics service provider Nederlandse Particuliere Rijnvaart-Centrale Cooperative plan to convert the salt transport fleet on the Rhine to hydrogen-powered ships. The project is part of the RH2INE Initiative (Rhine Hydrogen Integration Network of Excellence) of the North Rhine-Westphalia Ministry of Economic Affairs and the Dutch […]

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Covestro develops CO2 based cast elastomer for offshore industry to reduce carbon footprint

Covestro develops CO2 based cast elastomer for offshore industry to reduce carbon footprint

November 29, 2020 |

In Germany, Covestro developed polyurethane elastomers based on so-called cardyon brand polyols, which contain CO2 and offer the same performance as corresponding petrochemical-based elastomers and enables the offshore industry to reduce its environmental impact and carbon footprint. A new technology from Covestro makes it possible to produce these precursors from carbon dioxide in a proportion […]

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Covestro inaugurates pilot plant for industrial scale application

Covestro inaugurates pilot plant for industrial scale application

November 22, 2020 |

In Germany, Covestro successfully put into operation a pilot plant based on the innovative AdiP technology at its Brunsbüttel site which is a big leap forward in the production of the rigid foam component MDI for insulation and will improve energy efficiency and marks an important milestone for Covestro in its orientation towards the circular […]

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Covestro receives first delivery of renewable phenol from Borealis

Covestro receives first delivery of renewable phenol from Borealis

November 3, 2020 |

In Germany, as part of a strategic collaboration, Covestro received a first delivery of 1,000 tons of renewable phenol from Borealis, produced with renewable hydrocarbons from Neste. Neste produces these ISCC Plus certified hydrocarbons entirely from renewable raw materials. The hydrocarbons are then converted into ISCC Plus mass balance certified phenol by Borealis and finally […]

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