Polyurethane: the bright, green future

Dr Anthea Blackburn, Scientist of Catalyst Development at Econic Technologies, writes on how new technological developments are providing an exciting future for polyurethanes. more

5 Feb 2018 16:20 Guest Blog

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

Catalyst engineering firm Econic signs agreement with Thai chemical group SCG. more

2 Oct 2017 10:36 Industry News

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

6 Sep 2017 16:48 Materials

A lengthy research project into a 'rvolutionary' catalyst' has borne fruit by turning CO2 into polyols. more

25 Aug 2017 13:42 Industry News

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

2 Jun 2017 11:48 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

A foam made from a new sugar-derived material has been developed to stop the trend of non-degradable polyurethanes. more

17 May 2017 14:56 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

Puma and Covestro team up for sustainable boot. more

5 May 2017 12:14 Materials

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

18 Oct 2016 18:36 K 2016

The polyurethanes division of global chemical company, Huntsman, has been recognised by BMW Group for its work in developing a technology that dramatically reduces total emissions from the high performance polyurethane seating foam. more

11 Oct 2016 09:00 Materials

Adidas and Covestro have revealed the official match ball of the European Football Championship 2016 to be held in France commencing on June 10th 2016. more

9 Jun 2016 12:11 Materials

Scientists have developed a method of creating a sugar-derived foam that they say is both recyclable and as efficient as traditional polyurethanes. more

14 Apr 2016 11:00 Materials

Covestro and British technology development consultancy The Technology Partnership (TTP) have announced a development milestone in digital coating and adhesive technology that they say has the potential to enable the successful digital printing of po more

10 Dec 2015 15:00 Materials

To mark Thanksgiving in the US today, a parade of giant branded and novelty balloons depicting some of the world’s most recognisable cartoon characters, film stars and toys, will take to the streets of New York City - but the real star is plastic. more

26 Nov 2015 15:06 Industry News

The Cannon Group will present the latest developments in processing technologies for polyurethanes and composites at Fakuma, including machines and turn-key solutions. more

Fakuma 2015

Dow has developed new technology that enables the production of halogen-free, high-resilience foam production using a single polyol. more

5 Aug 2015 11:47 Materials