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Welcome to Covestro in Japan

Covestro is a world-leading materials provider: innovative, sustainable and diverse. Being present around the globe and close to the markets, we are the partner of choice for a variety of industries. According to the Covestro mission statement "To make the world a brighter place", we work on solutions for the challenges of our time - fuel-efficient cars, energy-efficient buildings, clean technologies.

News releases

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  • Announcement of change of Country Representative and President

    Covestro Japan Ltd. (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo) announces that Mr. Munetaka Uchimura will be appointed as Country Representative for Covestro in Japan and President of Covestro Japan Ltd., succeeding Mr. Kimiyasu Yonemaru effective July 1st, 2023.

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  • Announcement of Change of President & Representative Director at Sumika Covestro Urethane Co., Ltd.

    Sumika Covestro Urethane Co., Ltd. (Amagasaki, Hyogo Prefecture) appoints new President & Representative Director.

  • Global

    Covestro becomes sole owner of Japan Fine Coatings Co., Ltd.

    Purchase of JSR Corporation’s remaining 30 percent share in the joint venture Japan Fine Coatings Co., Ltd.Business activities including production and R&D in Japan to be continuedFiber optical market with strong potential due to 5G roll-out

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  • Covestro successfully completes acquisition of Resins & Functional Materials business from DSM

    Significant step towards implementing the company’s long-term strategy

  • Announcement of Change of Vice President & Representative Director at Sumika Covestro Urethane Co., Ltd.

    Sumika Covestro Urethane Co., Ltd. (Amagasaki, Hyogo Prefecture) appoints new Vice President & Representative Director

  • Announcement of Relocation of DIC Covestro Polymer Head Office

    We are pleased to announce that DIC Covestro Polymer Head Office will relocate to the following address as of December 14th.

  • Covestro to acquire leading sustainable coating resins business from DSM

    Significant step in the long term corporate strategy of Covestro

  • Covestro CEO leads European plastics association

    Markus Steilemann elected to head PlasticsEurope

3rd quarter 2022 results

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Circular Economy and MyFutureCity

Circular Economy

  • Sustainability

    Circular Economy

    To overcome challenges like climate change, we have to find new solutions. Learn more about why Circular Economy is Covestro's global guiding principle!

  • Circular Economy

    Alternative Raw Materials

    Biomass, end-of-life materials and waste, as well as green hydrogen replace fossil resources such as petroleum.

  • Circular Economy

    Innovative Recycling

    Energy-efficient technologies allow more used products and waste to be recycled.

  • Circular Economy

    Joint Solutions

    Cross-industry collaboration is needed to bring the Circular Economy forward.


Covestro develops and produces high-quality materials that are used in many areas of daily life and provide lasting benefits. Not only do they help to meet such major challenges as climate protection, resource scarcity and increasing mobility, they also help to make us more comfortable.

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