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  • United States

    Covestro expands access to circular polycarbonate portfolio in the U.S.

    Covestro’s polycarbonate compounding facility in Newark, Ohio, achieves ISCC PLUS certification. Makrolon® RE grades can contain up to 89 percent renewable attributed raw materials.

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  • United States

    Covestro and KerTec collaborate to boost solar park performance

    Covestro’s ARCA® coating solution can boost solar efficiency gain by up to 3%. ARCA® has been used in several multi-megawatt capacity solar parks worldwide.

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  • United States

    Covestro Recognized for Sustainability Efforts

    Covestro’s Newark, OH site recognized with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency’s Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) Award

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  • United States

    Covestro named among “2023 Best Places to Work for People with Disabilities”

    Covestro earned a top score of 100 on the Disability Equality Index, improving on its score of 90 in 2022

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  • United States

    American Chemistry Council Recognizes Covestro LLC for Sustainability Leadership

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  • United States

    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 20…

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  • United States

    Covestro honored with product safety award

    Award celebrates Covestro’s Roadmap for Turning Hazardous Waste into New Products. Process designed for reuse of hazardous waste instead of disposal, supporting circularity.

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  • United States

    Covestro employee receives national ‘Women in Manufacturing’ leadership award

    Diana Kelley honored by The Manufacturing Institute for industry leadership

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  • United States

    Covestro expands its circular economy portfolio to all major regions

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  • United States

    Sixth annual Rethink the Rink Make-A-Thon

    Innovation Partnership’s signature event, Rethink-the-Rink, to focus on improving the safety of shot blocking equipment for players.

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  • United States

    Covestro polycarbonate combines form, functionality for Dermadry device that treats excessive sweating

    · Hyperhidrosis, characterized by excessive sweating, affects approximately 1 in 20 people worldwide. · Dermadry selects Makrolon® 2458 polycarbonate from Covestro for key components of the latest device for treating hyperhidrosis. · Makrolon® 2458 m…

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  • United States

    Covestro launches new ultra-durable material solution for healthcare and life sciences

    Makrolon® 3638 polycarbonate is engineered to meet rigorous standards. Material offers a unique combination of properties that are maintained over a wide temperature range.  It underscores the commitment of Covestro to developing innovative material…

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  • People

    Covestro LLC is Recognized as a Top Employer 2023 in the United States

    Covestro LLC was recently certified as a Top Employer in the United States by the Top Employers Institute.

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  • United States

    Covestro announces new U.S. executive leadership

    Samir Hifri to succeed Haakan Jonsson as chairman and president at Covestro LLCJonsson to retire June 30, 2023

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    Covestro LLC, greenlight for girls and Chatham University bring immersive STEM experience to Pittsburgh-area students

    Experts and role models inspire 125 middle- and high-school girls from across Pittsburgh in a day of STEM experiments and mentorship.


    Covestro employees receive receive national 'Women in Manufacturing' leadership award

    Emily Connor and Madison Miller honored by The Manufacturing Institute for Industry Leadership

Past news

  • Covestro and Metrex collaboration doubles down on powerful disinfectants in healthcare settings

    Covestro and Metrex jointly tested a variety of materials and disinfectants to demonstrate the compatibility of Covestro polycarbonates with common disinfectants, including Metrex’s CaviWipes 2.0.

  • Covestro commits to cleaner waters with Operation Clean Sweep blue membership

    Operation Clean Sweep, blue membership, Covestro LLC

  • Bright spots Covestro shares key THINC30 2020 takeaways in new blog

    Held amidst the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic, economic uncertainty, racial justice reckoning and the ever-increasing impacts of the climate crisis, Covestro’s THINC30 summit illustrated that when it comes to sustainability, the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) and their interconnectedness are spot on.

  • Covestro announces speaker lineup for THINC30 in October

    For the fourth year in a row, Covestro will host its THINC30 summit, this time virtually and viewed through the lens of current events – the pandemic, racial justice and economic uncertainty, coupled with the climate crisis.

  • Covestro announces virtual THINC30 Summit 2020 UN SDGs Relevance and Recovery

    As the United States continues to grapple with the coronavirus pandemic, economic uncertainty, racial justice reckoning and the ever increasing impacts of the climate crisis, the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) have become more relevant than ever.

  • Covestro and Crystal IS explore impact of UVC disinfection on polycarbonate materials

    Ultraviolet C (UVC) light, which is already widely used for disinfecting water, is also increasingly used to disinfect surfaces.

  • In latest blog Covestros Lucore asks What else can we do

    As Covestro LLC unveils its new North American sustainability and corporate social responsibility magazine featuring its innovative collaborations with community and environmental organizations in support of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, its head of CSR and sustainability, Rebecca Lucore, urges people in a new Medium blog to continue their work amid the pandemic and social unrest with passion, compassion, kindness, equity and inclusiveness leading the way.

  • Thermally conductive polycarbonate from Covestro shines brightly in OEM fog lamp housing

    Automakers frequently turn to plastics for their versatility and strong performance in a variety of innovative applications.

  • Covestro LLC honored with Responsible Care Initiative of the Year Award

    With a nod to an inventive new take on safety training programs, the American Chemistry Council (ACC) honored Covestro LLC with the Responsible Care® Initiative of the Year Award.

  • Covestro LLC focuses COVID-19 support efforts in regions it calls home

    As the coronavirus pandemic continues to impact countries around the world, Covestro LLC is responding to the needs of the U.S. communities it calls home through a unique blend of monetary and non-monetary donations, online STEM learning opportunities, employee giving and volunteerism.

  • Covestro LLC donates 67500 to local food programs amid COVID19 outbreak

    As the coronavirus pandemic continues to impact the United States, Covestro LLC has donated $67,500 to local food banks to aid communities across the country where the company has local operations.

  • Pittsburgh Penguins, Covestro and Carnegie Mellon shoot for a hat trick in year three of ‘Rethink the Rink’

    Make-a-thon 2020’ explores innovation opportunities in protective padding

  • A better auto-injector with Covestro polycarbonate

    Convenience and comfort

  • Covestro polycarbonate gives smart device a leg up

    Compression innovation

  • Breakthrough in animal drug delivery relies on Covestro polycarbonates

    Paws-itively life-enhancing solutions

  • Vitreoretinal surgical device utilizes Covestro polycarbonate

    An eye-deal material

  • Covestro formulates lifeenhancing solutions at MDM West 2020

    Pushing boundaries in healthcare materials

  • New medical-grade polycarbonates from Covestro meet demands for drug delivery and surgical devices

    With more than 50 years of experience in the healthcare industry, Covestro continues to expand its materials offering to help manufacturers meet requirements for life-enhancing applications.

  • Covestro to pause MDI investment project in Baytown, Texas

    Project to pause for 18-24 months, company remains committed to MDI market

  • Stress-recovery wearable helps the body bounce back with Covestro polycarbonate blend

    Wearables are seemingly everywhere, monitoring our sleep, tracking our heart rate variability (HRV) — a key metric of health and recovery — and more.

  • Covestro teams up with Mattress Recycling Council to advance circular economy

    Collaborating for a brighter world

  • Covestro to purchase Robinson Township campus

    Covestro LLC has entered into an agreement with Bayer Corporation to purchase Bayer’s Robinson Township campus in Pittsburgh, which is home to Covestro’s U.S. headquarters.

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