Covestro (formerly Bayer MaterialScience), part of the Bayer Group, is one of the world's largest producers of polymers and high-performance plastics. It has three business units: polyurethanes, polycarbonates, and coatings; adhesives; and specialties. Covestro, with 30 major production sites worldwide, markets primarily to the automotive, construction, electrical and electronics, packaging and medical equipment, and sports and leisure industries. European customers makes up 40% of the unit's sales. Bayer spun off a third of Covestro in a 2015 IPO.
Groundbreaking ceremony for Covestro's new aniline plant in Antwerp, Belgium
Strengthening the production network for MDI. Commissioning of the new plant planned for early 2025. State-of-the-art technology for greater energy efficiency and lower CO₂ emissions
Covestro launches a new production line for Desmodur® 15 prepolymers at Barcelona, Spain
This new production line addresses the growing demand for its high-performance elastomers. On top of that, Covestro's Barcelona site has been operating entirely on renewable energy since the beginn...
Covestro extends TPU-film production at its Bomlitz site in Germany
Groundbreaking ceremony for new production capacity at Epurex Films. Global demand for TPU specialty films on the rise. Investment in the low double-digit million euro range. Completion planned for...
Maire Tecnimont awarded approx. €250 MN EPC contract by Covestro for a new aniline plant in Antwerp, Belgium
The project will realize a substantial additional aniline production capacity to the existing Covestro site in Antwerp. The project comprises all the necessary prerequisites to produce the final pr...
LyondellBasell and Covestro project converts water-based waste to energy in Rotterdam, Netherlands
The new installation takes the site's existing production process to a higher level of efficiency and sustainability, resulting in an overall annual reduction of approximately 0.9 Petajoules of ene...
Covestro expands films production with new coextrusion lines in operation at Dormagen, Germany
Increasing demand for specialty films. Production with the most advanced technology. Around 30 new jobs added. Competence center for multilayer flat films
Covestro expands coextrusion lines at Dormagen. Germany
Covestro expands film production in Germany. More than 50 new jobs planned / Increasing demand for special films / Innovative product applications in various industries
Covestro to increase aniline production in Antwerp
Antwerp site part of Covestro’s MDI investment program. Investment of around EUR 300 million. Superior infrastructure and logistics make Antwerp ideal location.
LyondellBasell and Covestro kick off investment project in Maasvlakte Rotterdam
Innovative new technology realizes annual reduction of up to 140,000 metric tons CO₂ emissions
Covestro builds first large plant based on oxygen-depolarized cathode technology in Tarragona
Covestro builds first large plant based on oxygen-depolarized cathode technology. The company is currently investing around EUR 200 million at Tarragona to increase the site’s competitiveness. The ...
Antwerp: Air Liquide signs a new long-term contract with Covestro and invests 80 million euro in Hydrogen production
Air Liquide will invest 80 million euros in the construction of a "new generation" hydrogen production unit. This state-of-the-art plant will be fitted with a new Air Liquide proprietary technology...
Covestro continues production at Tarragona site
Investment of around EUR 200 million / Debottlenecking to increase MDI capacity to 220,000 metric tons / Own chlorine production to be established
Covestro expands global capacity for polyurethane dispersions
Investments in sustainable coating and adhesive raw materials. New facilities in Dormagen and Barcelona / Significant capacity increase in Europe / Expanded production in China and the United State...
Covestro launches industrial production of plastics using carbon dioxide
Premiere for new raw material. Production plant opens in Dormagen. Innovative process helps cut the use of crude oil. Innovative foam components manufactured with 20 percent CO2