3D printing with added value
• New brand for additive manufacturing
Covestro premiere at the Formnext from 19 to 22 November
For the first time, Covestro will be exhibiting at Formnext 2019 in Frankfurt am Main, the leading trade fair for additive manufacturing. The company develops filaments, powders and resins for common 3D printing processes and aims to make its contribution to the mass production of plastic parts using additive manufacturing. At Formnext, Covestro will introduce a new brand for its 3D printing program, which offers customers added value by using customized materials in industrial production. "We have extensive expertise in processing materials using standard 3D printing techniques," says Patrick Rosso, Global Head of Additive Manufacturing at Covestro. "With our innovative developments, we are positioning ourselves not only as a problem solver, but also as a reliable partner for the supply of larger quantities and for upscaling production processes.
Covestro also operates its own 3D printing laboratories in Leverkusen, Shanghai and Pittsburgh to support its customers in the key regions. There, the company works hand-in-hand with them to develop material solutions and test them in practice.
With 2018 sales of EUR 14.6 billion, Covestro is among the world’s largest polymer companies. 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, and electrical and electronics industries. Other sectors include sports and leisure, cosmetics, health and the chemical industry itself. Covestro has 30 production sites worldwide and employs approximately 16,800 people (calculated as full-time equivalents) at the end of 2018.
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