Bayer MaterialScience

Plastics materials heavyweights ALBIS and COVESTRO are celebrating half a century of partnership after ALBIS signed a deal to distribute Bayer products in 1966. more

6 Jul 2016 11:32 industry

The momentum of Covestro's first quarter since breaking officially from Bayer is far from slowing, as the company has seen its confidence confirmed following its listing on the stock market. more

18 Nov 2015 16:27 industry

Covestro's Fakuma experience has been a riot of colour, enthusiasm and optimism - and CEO Patrick Thomas states this "adolescent" company breaking from its Bayer parent is continuing on its path to success by being bold. more

16 Oct 2015 07:18 industry

Filament and extrusion-based 3D printing technology developer Polymaker has proved that two heads are better than one when it comes to innovation. more

2 Oct 2015 14:08 industry

EPPM's most-read stories: The September edit

Europe's plastics processors are in full flight, with September's hot plastics news coming in thick and fast. Here's our most-read from the first autumn month. more

29 Sep 2015 10:14 editor's blog

Covestro has risen from the ashes of Bayer MaterialScience, launching a new independent materials science business and a bright vision for the future. more

1 Sep 2015 10:32 industry

Bayer MaterialScience will step into the spotlight at Fakuma 2015 for the first time as Covestro, shedding its old skin and becoming an independent materials science business. more

20 Jul 2015 14:34 industry

Shin-Etsu Silicones of America's advanced overmoulding technical demonstrations at NPE2015 formed crucial bonds with leading equipment partners. more

17 Jul 2015 14:37 materials

EPPM's most-read stories: The June edit

Here's a round-up of the top-five most-read stories on, featuring out trip to the ENGEL Symposium 2015, Bayer MaterialScience's new name, Fanuc's record-breaking robot and the dilemma of disintegrating plastic art. more

30 Jun 2015 15:00 editor's blog

BPAs are among the world's most thoroughly-investigated chemicals and yet out-of-of date opinion pedals misinformation about the material's safety. Bayer MaterialScience is on a mission to set the record straight. more

19 Jun 2015 14:23 materials

Bayer's MaterialScience division will be rechristened Covestro from September 1st 2015, floating on the stock market by mid-2016. Bayer MaterialScience CEO Patrick Thomas is optimistic for Covestro's future. more

1 Jun 2015 11:53 industry

Bayer MaterialScience has chosen PLAST 2015 as the platform to showcase its innovative integrated material concept, as well as the tremendous potential in its Makrolon and Bayblend products. more

6 May 2015 15:38 materials

An innovative polycarbonate developed by Bayer MaterialScience will serve to brighten the new smart fortwo city car, in addition to bringing the vehicle temperature and fuel-saving benefits. more

16 Jan 2015 09:31 materials

Bayer has confirmed it is floating its MaterialScience plastics division in order to focus on its life sciences operations. more

18 Sep 2014 11:12 industry

Bayer MaterialScience's cutting-edge research into using carbon dioxide to produce plastics is inching closer to commercial viability. more

3 Sep 2014 11:01 industry

Bayer MaterialScience will be bringing its material solutions dedicated to innovation and sustainability to Fakuma 2014, along with current developments from efficient lighting to customised car interiors. more

13 Aug 2014 12:04 industry

Bayer MaterialScience and Andiamo have co-developed a luggage line that is super lightweight and durable thanks to Bayer's Makrolon polycarbonate technology. more

31 Jul 2014 12:14 materials

Michael Tougher, a Glasgow School of Art student, has taken home the coveted Design Innovation in Plastics Student Plastics Design Award for his tactile keyboard. We spoke exclusively to the young designer about his concept. more

21 Jul 2014 12:37 industry

BayerMaterialScience has heralded the next generation for PU-coated fabrics, promising a more flexible, safe and environmentally-friendly solution for producing materials. more

16 Jul 2014 11:51 materials

Bayer MaterialScience has announced plans to invest €15m into commercialising its technology platform ‘Dream Production’, for turning waste CO2 into useable polymer. more

15 May 2014 10:06 materials

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