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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.

  • Corporate News

    Covestro turns to biotechnology for sustainable plastics

    New research group launchedProgress in extracting chemicals from plantsFurther stimulus for the circular economy

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  • Materials & Industries

    Covestro launches production for Vulkollan® raw materials in Thailand

    Meeting the growing demand for high performance elastomers

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  • Materials & Industries

    Pushing boundaries in ID document innovations

    New polycarbonate film contributing towards circular economyNovel materials for integrated passport solutionOne material enables multiple security features

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  • Global

    Dr Thorsten Dreier appointed as new CTO of Covestro

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  • Global

    Covestro successfully issues EUR 500 million green bond

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  • Plastics

    Covestro and HASCO Vision join forces for recycling post-industrial used plastics

    Turning used engineering plastics into high-quality post-industrial recycled polycarbonatesNovel business model allows full transparency and traceability along the value chainContributing to the low-carbon development of carmakers

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  • Corporate News

    Covestro initiates green logistics pilot program with partners in China

    Collaborative efforts with a focus on truck transportProgram is key to the company’s reduction of scope 3 emissionsSupporting customers’ sustainability and climate-neutral targets

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  • global

    Investment project for a world-scale MDI plant paused

    Economic conditions require project reassessmentMDI remains a growth market long-termNo fundamental investment stop

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  • Corporate News

    Covestro to strengthen partnerships at China International Import Expo (CIIE)

    Covestro showcases contributions to sustainable, low-carbon industrial developmentInnovative alternative raw materials empower partners to achieve their own carbon reduction goalsWith sustainable solutions in mobility, energy, buildings, and lifestyl…

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  • Materials & Industies

    Functional material solutions for the car interior

    Breakthrough technologiesMuch design freedomIntelligent surfaces

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  • Global

    Covestro achieves EBITDA guidance despite looming recession

    Group Sales rise to EUR 4.6 billion (+7.3%)EBITDA of EUR 302 million (–65.0%)Net income total EUR 12 million (–97.5%)Free operating cash flow (FOCF) falls to EUR 33 million (–91.3%)Full-year guidance for 2022 narrowedFurther milestones on the path to…

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  • Materials & Industries

    Covestro and Arcesso Dynamics achieve breakthrough in washbasin design

    Washbasin is first to be produced using reaction injection molding (RIM) on aliphatic polyurethanesInjection-molded material enables greater design freedomCan be made at least 50 percent lighter than washbasins using traditional solid-surface materia…

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  • Materials & Industries

    Covestro and Arcesso Dynamics use breakthrough technology to create non-slip shower plate

    Shower plate is the first to be produced using reaction injection molding (RIM) on aliphatic polyurethanes – previously considered impossible Wet slip resistance improves user safetyCan be made 50 percent lighter than shower plates using traditional…

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  • Materials & Industries

    Breakthrough technology from Covestro and Arcesso Dynamics used to create design chair

    Chair designed by Thomas Schnur is first to be produced using reaction injection molding (RIM) on aliphatic polyurethanes – previously considered impossibleInjection molding opens new possibilities for organic and clean furniture design shapesTruly s…

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  • Materials & Industries

    Covestro collaboration with SABIC unlocks improved recyclability for mono-material flexible plastic pouches

    Covestro has developed a new heat-resistant coating for use on mono-material stand-up pouches made with SABIC’s PE/BOPE technologyCoating facilitates high-speed industrial production of stand-up pouches made with SABIC® BOPE biaxially oriented polyet…

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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.

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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.

  • Case Studies

    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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