Suppliers of high tech polymers for local industry

People and the Environment

People and the Environment are a Priority. Visit our Product Safety First Website.

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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.

  • Employees

    Industry Clean Up Day – May 2023

    The team of Covestro Australia participated in an Industry Clean Up Day in May, the first time for a number of years that the Chemical Industry has come together to run this event.

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  • Plastics

    With the power of the sun to the mobility of the future

    The Covestro Adelie was designed for the world's toughest solar car race, the Bridgestone World Solar ChallengeCovestro supports project with innovative materials and as main sponsorThe overarching goal is the realization of the circular economy

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  • Circular Economy

    Kaynemaile® selects Makrolon® RE from Covestro for RE8™, a bio-circular architectural mesh

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  • Energy

    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 202…

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  • Plastics

    Covestro receives Best Polymer Producers Award for polycarbonate

    Top rankings for quality, delivery reliability, circularity, communication, innovation and commitment to the European marketCompetition is organized by the Polymers for Europe Alliance

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  • Automotive

    Goal: maximum efficiency in urban mobility

    Concept car "muc023" takes 2nd place in the international car race "Shell Eco-marathon" (Europe and Africa)Front and side windows made of transparent lightweight plasticNew polycarbonates with alternative raw materials

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  • Global

    Innovative recycling to combat plastic waste

    Covestro drives forward technologies for recyclingCo-founder of planned research center for the chemical industry

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  • Packaging and print

    Partially bio-based resin enables recyclable food packaging

    Lower carbon footprint thanks to bio-based materialSupports freshness, quality, and shelf life of foodReduces waste by enabling recyclable packaging

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  • Coatings

    Covestro inaugurates new production line and launches new Desmopan®UP TPU series for Paint Protection Film in the automotive and wind sector

    New production line started in Taiwan to produce high performance TPU suited for Paint Protection Film (PPF) gradesProducts to be made available globallyNew TPU-based PPF solutions offered under Desmopan®UP brand nameLong-lasting protection for autom…

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  • Digitalization

    Artificial intelligence helps shape change in the chemical industry

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  • Plastics

    Covestro and Arcesso’s breakthrough Arfinio® technology wins “Best of the Best” interzum award

    International award, organized by Koelnmesse and Red Dot, honors outstanding achievements that set new industry standards in form, function, and sustainabilityTechnology marks first-ever use of reaction injection molding (RIM) on aliphatic polyuretha…

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  • Global

    Covestro gets off to better-than-expected start in 2023

    Group Sales of EUR 3.7 billionEBITDA of EUR 286 million far surpasses expectationsNet income totals EUR –26 millionFree operating cash flow of EUR –139 millionQ2 2023: EBITDA between EUR 330 million and EUR 430 million expectedFull-year guidance adju…

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  • Energy

    Solar coating solutions help to harvest more energy from the sun

    Solar coatings plant of Covestro in the Netherlands celebrates its 10th anniversaryThe Netherlands houses the largest independent solar glass coatings producer in EuropeThe journey started 10 years ago as a start-up business producing an innovative c…

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  • Corporate News

    Covestro: Managing challenging times

    Actions of the Board of Management and Supervisory Board ratifiedDividend: no payout for fiscal 2022 New Board of Management member Dr. Thorsten Dreier presented Dr. Markus Steilemann: Strategy provides strong foundation, product portfolio gradually…

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  • Corporate News

    Press Kit: Annual General Meeting 2023

    Here you will find all the important documents relating to our Annual General Meeting 2023 at a glance: Our press release, the speeches, the link to the live broadcast as well as downloadable images and further links.

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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.


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.

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    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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