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Covestro Showcases Materials for a Connected Future at CES® 2021

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Top: Makrolon® polycarbonate supports touch-enabled home security technology. Center: A mono-material design utilizing Makrolon® thermally conductive polycarbonate unleashes smart lighting possibilities. Bottom: New visual effects can be integrated into automotive front end designs by the use of transparent, impact-resistant polycarbonate.

The company’s innovative materials are powering breakthroughs across industries, from home automation to mobility

Pittsburgh, January 5, 2021 — Tomorrow’s connected technologies rely on innovative materials, and Covestro specializes in developing the high-performance, sustainable polymers that are creating breakthroughs in industries like automotive, construction, healthcare and electronics. At CES® 2021, Covestro will join manufacturers and developers of consumer technologies to showcase the advanced materials that make today’s cutting-edge innovations possible.

Covestro also recognizes that building the future requires a higher commitment to sustainability. While embracing a circular economy as a key goal, Covestro develops solutions that make products and technologies more sustainable, more efficient, safer and smarter.

“Covestro was built on the concept that creating future-looking materials drives tomorrow’s connectivity,” said Joel Matsco, Senior Marketing Manager, Polycarbonates – Electrical, Electronics and Appliances. “We’re proud to be collaborating with our customers to reveal their aesthetic vision, while also addressing some of the world’s most challenging innovation opportunities in 5G networks with their end-points in autonomous vehicles and intelligent infrastructure.”

Attendees at the CES® 2021 Conference and Exposition, which is being held virtually from January 11-14, can visit the Covestro virtual exhibit booth or visit our site to learn more about the company’s materials, including those powering:

  • Home automation and security, such as embedded electronics found in security cameras, cleaning robots and smart locks, plus ID/banknote holograms.
  • Network and telecommunications, including 5G base stations, access points, and mobile phone covers.
  • Mobility, such as electronics-enabled mobile healthcare transports, functional exterior automotive panels, mono-material headlamps, multifunctional car displays and holographic auto films.
  • LED and lighting, such as smart outdoor lighting, light management films and ambient vehicle interior lighting.
  • Wearables and Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality (AR/VR), such as smart glasses, augmented reality holographic displays and wearables for health and wellness applications.
  • EV charging, including charging stations and battery packaging.

Follow #HelloTomorrow to stay up to date with Covestro’s CES activities and learn more about the full range of Covestro innovations at Covestro b-roll is also available upon request.

About Covestro LLC:

Covestro LLC is one of the leading producers of high-performance polymers in North America and is part of the global Covestro business, which is among the world’s largest polymer companies with 2019 sales of EUR 12.4 billion. Business activities are focused on the manufacture of high-tech polymer materials and the development of innovative solutions for products used in many areas of daily life. The main segments served are the automotive, construction, wood processing and furniture, electrical and electronics, and healthcare industries. Other sectors include sports and leisure, cosmetics and the chemical industry itself. Covestro has 30 production sites worldwide and employed approximately 17,200 people at the end of 2019.

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Makrolon® is a registered trademark of Covestro Group.

Covestro Contact:

Bridget Bash, Phone: 412-627-9859

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This news release may contain forward-looking statements based on current assumptions and forecasts made by Covestro AG. Various known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors could lead to material differences between the actual future results, financial situation, development or performance of the company and the estimates given here. These factors include those discussed in Covestro’s public reports which are available at The company assumes no liability whatsoever to update these forward-looking statements or to conform them to future events or developments.

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