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1 Covestro Circle
Pittsburgh, PA 15205-9723 US
Covestro LLC is one of the leading producers of high-performance polymers in North America and is part of the global Covestro business with 2015 sales of EUR 12.1 billion. Covestro manufactures high-tech polymer materials and develops innovative solutions for products used in many areas of daily life. The main segments served are the automotive, electrical and electronics, construction, medical and sports and leisure industries. The Covestro group has 30 production sites around the globe and employed approximately 15,800 people at the end of 2015.
Complete line of aliphatic and aromatic polyisocyanate crosslinkers based on HDI, IPDI, TDI, and MDI.
Driving the wide range of new developments in engineered plastics and additives are higher performance, safety, and sustainability.
Covestro will “shine” at K 2016 showcasing an item of luminous clothing with a TPU formable film/copper laminate as key.
Lots of new developments discussed including Covestro’s strategy to launch continuous reinforced PC sheet.
Covestro's new Makrolon AX with high-performance coatings targeted to roof trim and pillar applications.
Rapid expansion of LED technology has spurred development of new formulations for a wide range of lighting components. Here are examples of activity in this fast-moving field.
Plastics Technology was on the scene when the pioneering solar-powered Solar Impulse 2 landed in Phoenix, Ariz. on May 2.
Covestro is teaming up with Nanodax, which has developed "glass wool" reinforcing filler technology for plastics.
Continuous patient-monitoring systems require materials that are durable enough to protect interior components but will not irritate the patient’s skin.
Covestro’s “extremely” impact-resistant PC used for safety glasses, face shields.
3D printing is an exciting industry – there’s always something new going on.
With thermally conductive plastics rapidly growing in demand, the addition of nanodiamonds to the arsenal of thermally-conductive fillers is only welcome.
Lower-temperature processing makes PC more adaptable to additive manufacturing.
While 3D printing is clearly gaining traction, one of the biggest drawbacks is the limitation of materials suitable for 3D printing.
The new name for Bayer's MaterialScience business that will be spun off is Covestro, effective Sept. 1.
Bayer MaterialScience's PC sheet has been used in an upgraded clamshell roof at the California Academy of Science's building.
The 44th annual awards competition broke new ground in almost all award categories
With one application near commercialization, Bayer's research into CO2 as a raw material for making plastics looks promising.
MaterialScience business will be floated on the stock market by 2016 at the latest.
Bayer's extrudable PC produces lightweight, hard-shell suitcases.
Specialty blends such as chemically-resistant Emerge PC/PET used for medical device housings, as well as other higher-margin compounds for lighting, electronics and automotive, are Styron's new focus in North America.