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Covestro in Italy

Covestro has been in Italy for a long history.

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UN targets for sustainability

Make the world a better place. This is Covestro's goal for the next few years.

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Values which inspire innovation

The world is changing rapidly and enormous.

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The "Color community"

The Color Competence and Design Center aims to be a meeting point between clients, designers and all the "color community", offering its experience.

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Covestro in Italy

Covestro is a leading producer of advanced polymers and high-performance plastics around the world. Our 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, electrical and electronics, construction as well as wood & furnitures industries.

Covestro has been in Italy for a long history. A sound sales, production and R&D network has been set up in Italy, along with a Color Competence & Design Center that meets the demand of all Europe, providing high performance material and innovative solutions to meet the customers’ needs.

Browse this site to learn more about our company, our products and our pursuit “to make the world a brighter place”.

Stories

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    Innovative materials for electric and hybrid car batteries

    Batteries evolve thanks to new polymeric materials. Electric mobility will soon be able to compete with combustion engines.

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    Gender equality in the world of work

    Inclusion and diversity represent a challenge and an opportunity, to achieve full sustainability and have innovative and competitive products.

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    Resins for 3D printing

    Resins give impetus to additive printing which replaces traditional techniques in the production of increasingly large and resistant pieces.

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    How to develop a real circular economy I Covestro

    Only with the collaboration between politics, economy and industry it’s possible to create a new model of sustainable economy that conserves the resources of the Earth.

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    CO₂ recovery and reuse: new ways of sustainability

    A Covestro plant produces polymers with recovered CO₂-based polyols and has initiated projects to use them as a substitute for conventional raw materials.

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    Biomass polymers

    Biomass and the 12 principles of green chemistry.

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    High-performance polymers for 3D printing

    From prototypes to mass production: new polymers make 3D printing grow.

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    Digital transformation Chemical industry

    Digital transformation improves production processes and changes the roles of people in the company. Covestro is at the forefront of data science processes applied to industry.

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    Polymeric materials for sports shoes

    Sports shoes become super light and high performance when made with high quality and recyclable polymeric materials.

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    Alternative raw materials

    With new chemical processes it is possible to obtain carbon from biomass and CO₂ emissions. Sustainable polymers for the circular economy are born.

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    Chemical recycling

    Chemical recycling is a set of methods that allows the complete recovery of waste polymers, making the economy truly circular and sustainable.

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    Innovative methods to recover plastic waste

    Mechanical and chemical methods to recycle plastic indefinitely. How polymeric waste becomes raw material.

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    Renewable energy

    Advanced polymeric products are revolutionizing the world of wind energy by reducing costs and increasing the life of the plants.

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    Circular economy

    Chemical uses its knowledge of processes and materials to make production sustainable with recycling and recovery of raw materials.

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    Covestro signs the European alliance for a Green Recovery

    180 politicians, managers and representatives of civil society have joined forces to form a European alliance for sustainable growth after the pandemic.

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    UN targets for sustainability

    Covestro supports the United Nations' sustainable development goals. We do our part with social projects and concrete practices.

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    Plastic waste: the ways to manage and recycle it

    How Covestro puts in place actions and collaborations to transform plastic waste and recover a precious raw material

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    New materials change the city: mobility becomes sustainable

    Cities need to breathe! How innovative materials can change the face of our urban movements. Covestro`s research.

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    Sustainability: ethical practice and company growth engine

    A strategy that must involve all phases of product creation: raw materials, manufacturing, energy and suppliers.

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    The consequences of the future

    Among the undisputed macrotrends of the 21st century there is a growing increase in the demand for medical devices directly linked to the increase of our life expectancy.

News

  • Corporate News

    Niaga® wins Circular Economy Prize

    European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) names solution from Niaga® award winner of the Circular Economy Prize. The prize in the Digital Products Passports (DPP) category underlines the importance of transparency and traceability for a c…

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  • Corporate News

    Covestro and Circularise partner in ISCC PLUS certification across value chains

    Testing a blockchain system to complement ISCC PLUS

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  • Corporate News

    Covestro turns to biotechnology for sustainable plastics

    New research group launchedProgress in extracting chemicals from plantsFurther stimulus for the circular economy

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  • Materials & Industries

    Covestro launches production for Vulkollan® raw materials in Thailand

    Meeting the growing demand for high performance elastomers

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  • Materials & Industries

    Pushing boundaries in ID document innovations

    New polycarbonate film contributing towards circular economyNovel materials for integrated passport solutionOne material enables multiple security features

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  • Global

    Covestro successfully issues EUR 500 million green bond

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  • Plastics

    Covestro and HASCO Vision join forces for recycling post-industrial used plastics

    Turning used engineering plastics into high-quality post-industrial recycled polycarbonatesNovel business model allows full transparency and traceability along the value chainContributing to the low-carbon development of carmakers

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  • Corporate News

    Covestro initiates green logistics pilot program with partners in China

    Collaborative efforts with a focus on truck transportProgram is key to the company’s reduction of scope 3 emissionsSupporting customers’ sustainability and climate-neutral targets

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  • global

    Investment project for a world-scale MDI plant paused

    Economic conditions require project reassessmentMDI remains a growth market long-termNo fundamental investment stop

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  • Corporate News

    Covestro to strengthen partnerships at China International Import Expo (CIIE)

    Covestro showcases contributions to sustainable, low-carbon industrial developmentInnovative alternative raw materials empower partners to achieve their own carbon reduction goalsWith sustainable solutions in mobility, energy, buildings, and lifestyl…

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  • Materials & Industies

    Functional material solutions for the car interior

    Breakthrough technologiesMuch design freedomIntelligent surfaces

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  • Global

    Covestro achieves EBITDA guidance despite looming recession

    Group Sales rise to EUR 4.6 billion (+7.3%)EBITDA of EUR 302 million (–65.0%)Net income total EUR 12 million (–97.5%)Free operating cash flow (FOCF) falls to EUR 33 million (–91.3%)Full-year guidance for 2022 narrowedFurther milestones on the path to…

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  • Materials & Industries

    Covestro and Arcesso Dynamics achieve breakthrough in washbasin design

    Washbasin is first to be produced using reaction injection molding (RIM) on aliphatic polyurethanesInjection-molded material enables greater design freedomCan be made at least 50 percent lighter than washbasins using traditional solid-surface materia…

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  • Materials & Industries

    Covestro and Arcesso Dynamics use breakthrough technology to create non-slip shower plate

    Shower plate is the first to be produced using reaction injection molding (RIM) on aliphatic polyurethanes – previously considered impossible Wet slip resistance improves user safetyCan be made 50 percent lighter than shower plates using traditional…

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  • Materials & Industries

    Breakthrough technology from Covestro and Arcesso Dynamics used to create design chair

    Chair designed by Thomas Schnur is first to be produced using reaction injection molding (RIM) on aliphatic polyurethanes – previously considered impossibleInjection molding opens new possibilities for organic and clean furniture design shapesTruly s…

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Working at Covestro Italy

Get to know our Italian Headquarter and Production site near Bergamo, where 250 people are working in Production, Sales and other central functions.

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