German plastics specialist Covestro has released a new polycarbonate for medical applications, Makrolon Rx3440. more

8 Feb 2018 11:58 Materials


Oliver Lang

German plastic group Covestro has secured Dr Thomas Toepfer as its new CFO. more

29 Nov 2017 10:29 Industry News

KraussMaffei's iPul system has been recognised for advancing pultrusion technology for polyurethanes. more

22 Nov 2017 11:01 Industry News

Covestro is celebrating 80 years since Dr. Otto Bayer first discovered polyurethane chemistry and using the opportunity to spell out its future plans with the material. more

10 Nov 2017 10:29 Materials

With uses in cars, footwear and furniture, Covestro is enjoying increased demand for its PUD's. more

6 Nov 2017 12:24 Materials

Polymer foams


Covestro is working with steel giant ArcelorMittal to recycle carbon dioxide exhaust into the plastic production process. more

30 Oct 2017 11:03 Materials

CFRTP composites for laptop covers by Covestro win PlasticsEurope award. more

17 Oct 2017 15:26 Industry News

Covestro has completed an environmental assessment of its textile coating INSQIN. more

6 Sep 2017 16:48 Materials

German compounder Albis has released its list of new additions to its materials grades for medical use. more

4 Jul 2017 14:31 Materials

Covestro, the German compounding specialist, has opened a coextrusion facility in Dormagen, on the Rhine. more

3 Jul 2017 14:27 Industry News

Academics, ministers and business leaders gather in Berlin for discussion on using sustainable resources in chemicals. more

21 Jun 2017 16:00

Students at RWTH-Aachen, a German engineering school, have enlisted the help of Covestro to protect their 'Sonnenwagen', more

12 Jun 2017 10:25 Industry News

Frank H. Lutz has resigned as CFO (Chief Financial Officer) of Covestro, replaced temporarily by CEO Patrick Thomas. more

5 Jun 2017 16:57 Industry News

Covestro’s resin is designed to address the needs of Chinese wind energy. more

2 Jun 2017 11:48 Industry News

The materials manufacturer collaborated with partners on the development of a completely new process, which involves deriving aniline from biomass. more

30 May 2017 13:49 Industry News



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

24 May 2017 16:55 Industry News


Volodymyr Plysiuk

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

22 May 2017 11:49 Materials

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

16 May 2017 14:09 Industry News

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

10 May 2017 16:37 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

8 May 2017 12:33 Materials