Suppliers of high tech polymers for local industry

People and the Environment

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Covestro in Australia & New Zealand

Supplying innovative materials, business excellence & technical support for Australian & NZ manufacturers.

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Thinking about the future of plastics

What is the future of plastics in Australia? And how can Australian plastics manufacturers and engineers best navigate the issues of responsible waste management and environmental sustainability?

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Covestro and Soft Landing

Soft Landing and members of the bedding industry (including Covestro) have a product stewardship initiative in place which seeks to achieve zero mattresses in Australian landfill over the next five years.

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Enabling innovation in Australia and New Zealand

Covestro is a world-leading supplier of high-tech polymer materials: innovative, sustainable and diverse.

Thanks to our global presence and close proximity to our customers, Covestro Australia are the partner of choice for a wide variety of industries across Australasia. Our products and application solutions are used in many areas of modern life.

In line with our vision “To make the world a brighter place,” we work on solutions to the challenges of our time – to push the boundaries of what is possible.

Latest News from Covestro Australia

All the latest news from Covestro Australia and from Covestro worldwide - click through to read the stories in full.

  • Employees

    Industry Clean Up Day – May 2023

    The team of Covestro Australia participated in an Industry Clean Up Day in May, the first time for a number of years that the Chemical Industry has come together to run this event.

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  • Global

    Covestro AG confirms decision to enter into open-ended discussions with Adnoc

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  • Events & Fairs

    Covestro and Uniplan receive Red Dot Design Award

    Combined digital and real world experienceCommunicative approach and motto "Crafting Connections With You"Prominent lecture program with live broadcastingMultiple use of stand construction made of more sustainable materials"Best of the Best" interzum…

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  • Financials

    Covestro appoints Christian Baier as new CFO, Dr. Thorsten Dreier to become Labor Director

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  • Circular Economy

    Chemical recycling of polycarbonates reaches a major milestone

    Robust process developed on a laboratory scalePilot-scale technical implementation startsRecycled monomer can be used for the production of polycarbonate

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  • Coatings

    Huafeng, Cyclone and Covestro collaborate to provide sports shoes and shorts with reduced carbon footprint

    Huafeng developed more sustainable HAPTIC® textile coating solution based on Covestro’s partly bio-based Impranil® CQ DLS/1 PU dispersionNew textile coating solution was used to produce official shorts and shoes of Team Sonnenwagen solar car projectH…

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  • Energy

    With more efficiency and a lower carbon footprint to the solar race in Australia

    New solar car "Adelie" makes rounds in LeverkusenA lot of teamwork, passion and experience lead to optimized prototypeCovestro materials in the new vehicle and sports outfit of the team

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  • Elastomers

    Covestro starts new Elastomers plant in Shanghai

    Investment in the double-digit million Euro range New plant one of several similar investments into the Elastomers business across the globeProducts can be used in offshore wind turbines and to manufacture photovoltaic panels, among others

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  • Global

    Covestro confirms full-year guidance despite weak economic activity

    Group Sales of EUR 3.7 billion (–20.9%)EBITDA of EUR 385 million (–29.6%)Net income totals EUR 46 million (–76.9%)Free operating cash flow rises to EUR –10 millionFull-year results expected to be rather at lower half of the guidanceQ3 2023: EBITDA be…

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  • Corporate News

    „Winding” houses instead of building

    Unique combination of aesthetics, strength and sustainability Significantly lower material use than in steel and concrete constructionSubstantial reduction in CO2 emissions Natural fibers such as flax are also suitable Polyurethane resin from Covestr…

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  • Materials & Industries

    Design Innovation in Plastics 2023 winner announced

    Student from Dublin creates new flossing device for teeth cleaning 

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  • Circular Economy

    Digitalization driving sustainability forward

    Covestro digitalizes product-specific life cycle assessments (LCA)Environmental data for approx. 50,000 intermediates and finished products. Validation by end of 2024 so that data for finished products available for customers gradually in 2024Covestr…

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  • Plastics

    With the power of the sun to the mobility of the future

    The Covestro Adelie was designed for the world's toughest solar car race, the Bridgestone World Solar ChallengeCovestro supports project with innovative materials and as main sponsorThe overarching goal is the realization of the circular economy

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  • Circular Economy

    Kaynemaile® selects Makrolon® RE from Covestro for RE8™, a bio-circular architectural mesh

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  • Energy

    Covestro signs first major renewable energy agreement for its US operations

    Long-term agreement signed with Ørsted as part of its planned Mockingbird Solar Center in Texas, U.S.Covestro’s 90MW share of renewable energy estimated to offset 70,000 tons of CO2 emissions at its Baytown, Texas, site annually, starting in late 202…

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Product Center

Whether the high-performance plastic polycarbonate, the components for the versatile foam polyurethane or the numerous raw materials for coatings and adhesives: The Product Center is your source for information on more than 2,000 products from Covestro.

Sustainability Australia and New Zealand

At Covestro Australia, we believe that acting and thinking sustainably is essential if we are to preserve our planet for future generations. By thinking global and acting local, we take great care to make sure that our local impacts and initiatives meet world-class environmental, ethical and social standards.

Our purpose, “to make the world a brighter place” reflects our commitment to ensuring that our interactions with local communities, partners and stakeholders upholds our global values of People, Planet, and Profit. We also ensure that our entire supply chain meets strict environmental, ethical and social standards.

For us, sustainability involves viewing each decision, action and consequence in a holistic way. We believe that we have a responsibility to interact carefully with the Australia’s natural resources, and we’re committed to leading the way in sustainable materials research, production and end of life product stewardship.

By integrating sustainability into our strategy, we create and support a range of socially and environmentally sound initiatives that meet strict environmental, ethical and social standards. Find out more about these initiatives below.

World Solar Car Challenge 2019

Mark Williams (MD of Covestro Australia) and Rod Fitchett travelled in October to greet the Covestro Sonnenwagen team as they finished the World Solar Car Challenge on Saturday 19th October. Despite being blown off the road at one point, the team finished 6th and won the Safety award at the end of challenge.


Case Studies

  • Case Studies

    Pasquick technology Era Polymers

    When Era Polymers needed a durable, skid resistant, and rapid drying flooring system for their production site, they knew that Pasquick technology provided the perfect solution.

  • Case Studies

    Pasquick technology ensures rapid return to service for 24-hour police station

    A busy, 24-hour police station in Darwin has had a rapid return to service thanks to the fast-drying properties of Covestro’s Pasquick technology.

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    Guardian Tactile: Using Covestro's Desmopan®

    Guardian Tactile Ground Surface Indicators are made from hard wearing Desmopan – for building, construction, civil engineering, shopping hospital, and government projects. Covestro supplies these thermoplastic polyurethane raw materials in Australia and New Zealand.

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