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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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  • Coatings

    Innovation for more sustainable textile coatings

    New PU dispersion is one-third bio-based

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  • Coatings

    KRONOS and Covestro demonstrate pigmented ink solutions for more sustainable textile printing

    Digital inkjet printing technology enables CO2 emission reductions by up to 95 percentRemaining challenges are the pigment ink formulation and the threat of sagging in connection with the applicationKRONOS and Covestro confirm the compatibility of th…

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  • Materials & Industries

    Innovative material solutions for more forgery-proof ID documents

    New passport booklet concepts with high flexibility in design as well as the integration of security features – customized to the required color of passport booklets New polymer solution for passport's end page Drop-in solution for security features…

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  • Plastics

    Covestro assists China’s Xinquan Automotive in going global

    Global strategic cooperation agreement signed at China International Import ExpoPartnership paves the way for innovative solutions that directly enhance the automotive industry in North America, Europe, and ASEANAdvancing the expansion of low-carbon,…

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  • Plastics

    Covestro forges pioneering agreements with Chinese developers to advance more sustainable building solutions

    Buildings account for over half of nation’s emissions as government promotes more stringent energy targetsPolyurethane-based solutions from Covestro support construction sector’s transition to more sustainabilityCollaborations with property developer…

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  • Circular Economy

    Covestro and HiPhi launch joint laboratory on advanced material solutions for future mobility

    Joint laboratory to address key challenges of future mobilityDriving commercialization of low-carbon solutions and establishment of relevant standardsDevelopment of smart surface technologies and battery solutions

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  • Foams

    Covestro returns to the China International Import Expo in Shanghai

    Participation in major trade expo for three years in a rowFirst showcase of chemically recycled PU foam in ChinaStrengthening partnerships from mobility to construction for a circular future

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  • Plastics

    Team Sonnenwagen on the home stretch to more sustainable mobility

    Victory in qualifying, start from pole positionIn the leading group during the raceA total of 38 teams competed in the world's toughest solar car raceMore than 3,000 kilometers through the Australian outback

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  • Global

    Covestro achieves EBITDA guidance for third quarter

    Group sales of EUR 3.6 billion (–22.7%)EBITDA of EUR 277 million (–8.3%) meets guidanceNet income of EUR –31 millionFree operating cash flow rises to EUR 308 million (>100%)Full-year guidance narrowed at the lower end of the rangesNew Chief Financial…

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  • Corporate News

    Covestro launches mechanical recycling polycarbonate compounding line in China

    Shanghai facility is the inaugural dedicated line of its kind of Covestro with an annual capacity of 25,000 tonsCommitted to supplying 60,000 tons of recycled-content polycarbonates annually in Asia Pacific by 2026Expansive range of premium recycled…

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  • Plastics

    Covestro expands capacity for TPU films in Germany

    Capacity at Bomlitz site expandedInvestment in the low double-digit million Euro rangeGlobal demand for TPU specialty films on the rise

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  • Plastics

    Groundbreaking for new TPU Production Site of Covestro in China

    Groundbreaking of company’s largest future TPU site in Zhuhai, ChinaStrengthening the production network for high-performance TPU to meet rising global demandUtilizing advanced production technologies and run entirely with renewable power

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  • Plastics

    Covestro cooperates with RAL in the presentation of trend colors

    Trend report RAL COLOUR FEELING 2025+ contains 15 color shadesCovestro is again partner of the RAL Trendbox with 75 material samplesVery precise color matching for polycarbonatesComprehensive color and material approach for designersLivestream of the…

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  • Foams

    Cooperation is key to innovation in construction chemicals

    For effective thermal insulation of buildings in the installation of windows and doorsMass-balanced bio-attributed MDI with 60 percent reduced carbon footprint compared to fossil-based productCQ suffix from Covestro highlights alternative raw materia…

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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.

  • 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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