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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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  • Wood & furniture

    Consortium develops evolutionary concept for recycling of end-of-life polyurethane mattress foams

    Foam Recycling Ecosystem Evolution (FREE) project kicked offCovestro coordinates the research & development activitiesCombination of chemical and mechanical processesEfficient sorting of used foams at dismantlers is crucial

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  • Wood & furniture

    Covestro and Arcesso's Arfinio® Technology is “Winner” in "German Innovation Award 2024"

    The Innovation Award honors products, projects, and pioneering achievements that sustainably improve lifeArfinio® earns “Winner”-prize in the category "Excellence in B2B: Materials and Surfaces"This technological breakthrough enables the rapid produc…

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  • Electronics/electrical/appliances

    Deutsche Telekom uses Makrolon® RE for its premium TV box

    MagentaTV One bears #GreenMagenta Deutsche Telekom labelContains ISCC PLUS-certified polycarbonate with mass-balanced renewable raw materialsPremiere for Infrared-transparent Makrolon® RE

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  • Corporate News

    Press Kit for IFAT 2024

    At IFAT Munich 2024, the world's leading trade fair for the waste and waste management industry, Covestro invites customers as well as upstream and downstream partners to make contacts and explore new collaborations for waste management and recycling…

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  • Plastics

    More circular integration with chemistry

    Focus on recycling technologies and cooperation with waste managementCovestro authorized as waste traderChemical recycling as an integral part of the circular economy

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  • Corporate News

    Covestro gets off to a solid start in fiscal year 2024

    Group sales of EUR 3.5 billion (–6.2%)EBITDA of EUR 273 million (–4.5%) Net income of EUR –35 million (previous year: EUR –26 million) FOCF of EUR –129 million (previous year: EUR –139 million)Guidance for full-year 2024 confirmed Q2 2024: EBITDA bet…

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  • Energy

    Design Innovation in Plastics 2024 finalists announced

    Exceptional quality of entries on the theme of Living Off-Grid – Independently Powered ProductsFinalists to present in London on May 24 before a panel of industry judges

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  • Automotive

    Covestro collaborates with automotive partners on car-to-car plastic recycling

    New joint program aiming for efficient, sustainable automotive plastic recycling

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  • Automotive

    Covestro introduces polycarbonates from recycled, attributed materials for high purity applications

    First product from Covestro related to chemically recycled post-consumer waste to answer ELV and EPEAT expectationsJoint development with Neste and BorealisDrop-in solution with identical properties, production and product specifications as fossil-ba…

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  • Plastics

    APEC® XT: new product line based on polycarbonate copolymers from Covestro

    Promising application possibilities in the electrical and electronics industry, healthcare, mobility and photovoltaicsEnhanced properties and functions compared to standard gradesPlastics with mass-balanced and recycled raw materials will also be mad…

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  • Automotive

    More speed from design to series production

    Early visualization of product designs saves time and resourcesAlmost unlimited design possibilities within feasible creativityImagio® CQ: new brand for digital samplingSimplified collaboration between cross-location teams

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  • Corporate News

    „Sustainable Future“ strategy advanced in challenging market environment

    Actions of the Board of Management and Supervisory Board ratifiedDividend suspended for fiscal year 2023Dr. Markus Steilemann: systematic pursuit of strategy and focus on operations Climate neutrality strategy complete: presentation of Scope 3 reduct…

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  • Corporate News

    Press Kit: Annual General Meeting 2024

    Here you will find all the important documents relating to our Annual General Meeting 2024 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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  • Coatings

    Covestro showcases raw material solutions for a more sustainable, more productive textile industry

    Four Covestro teams welcome visitors to Booth E76, Hall 11.0Waterborne INSQIN® products for more sustainable, more circular textile coatingsDesmomelt® U for automated digital printing that enables less complex footwear productionPlatilon® and Durefle…

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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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