Current CCO Markus Steilemann will take over the helm of Covestro after Thomas’ departure in 2018. more

May 24, 2017 4:55 PM Industry News


Volodymyr Plysiuk

Chemicals specialist Covestro has lifted its declaration of ‘force majeure’ for polymeric MDI, amidst a factory turnaround. more

May 22, 2017 11:49 AM Materials

Covestro’s polycarbonate production capacity will increase, starting in 2019. more

May 16, 2017 2:09 PM Industry News

Six students from universities across Britain have been selected for the Design Innovation in Plastics final. more

May 10, 2017 4:37 PM Industry News

Wall panels with a Covestro polyurethane core are improving the insulation properties of cheap prefabricated houses, ideal for displaced communities in war and disaster areas. more

May 8, 2017 12:33 PM Materials

Puma and Covestro team up for sustainable boot. more

May 5, 2017 12:14 PM Materials

The UN Environment Programme has opened applications for the ‘Young Champions of the Earth’ mentoring scheme, which encourages environmental pioneers across the world to implement big ecological ideas. more

Apr 25, 2017 11:44 AM Industry News

Plastics in modern, and future, vehicles continue to increase in volume and importance. This was evident at the recent ‘Plastics in Automotives’ conference organised by the VDI, where the very latest developments were unveiled. more

Apr 20, 2017 10:32 AM Materials

Three’s the charm for a car clearcoat based on bio-materials, as Audi, BASF and Covestro show the Audi Q2 coat at the European Coatings Show. more

Mar 31, 2017 3:19 PM Materials



Pasquick by Covestro has been used by USL StructureCare to repair the floor of Merry Hill mall’s carpark. more

Mar 17, 2017 3:31 PM Materials

Covestro has been awarded the JEC Innovation Award in the Raw Materials category for a new polyurethane matrix for composites with high UV, weathering and chemical resistance. more

Mar 16, 2017 12:36 PM Industry News

Makrolon 2458, a grade of polycarbonate by Covestro, has improved safety and durability in oxygenators made by a Chinese medical manufacturer. more

Mar 1, 2017 12:08 PM Materials

Covestro is feeling flush after demerger from Bayer, with its dedicated focus on materials innovation doubling net income. more

Feb 20, 2017 10:57 AM Industry News

Covestro has lifted the force majeure on the polyurethane raw materials MDI and TDI in Europe that it declared on October 6, 2016. more

Jan 3, 2017 12:12 PM Materials

Covestro’s vision to make a polymer product using carbon dioxide has been realised with the first shipment of the material to a customer. more

Dec 22, 2016 9:00 AM Materials

A prototype building covered by a “breathing skin” that allows it to use the outside air temperature to adjust the indoor climate has won an industry award. more

Dec 9, 2016 10:35 AM Materials

Two product design students say that attending K 2016 as part of winning the annual ‘Design Innovation in Plastics’ competition has given them a new perspective on the possibilities available in the plastics industry. more

Nov 1, 2016 10:11 AM Industry News

Covestro’s CEO Patrick Thomas marked the company’s appearance at K 2016 by highlighting how the company has turned ideas deemed impossible at previous editions of the fair into real applications. more

Oct 18, 2016 6:36 PM K 2016

Covestro will be showcasing the prototype of a new design for a steering wheel cover using its DirectCoating/DirectSkinning technology at K 2016. more

Sep 12, 2016 11:38 AM K 2016

Covestro has created a luminous dress to showcase how its latest materials developments can be used with LEDs to produce smart and functional clothing for a number of end uses, such as pedestrian safety or health monitoring. more

Aug 19, 2016 3:12 PM Materials

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