DSM sells functional materials business to Covestro

May 5th, 2021

Polymer producer Covestro has completed the acquisition of the resins and functional materials business of Dutch company Royal DSM. It announced its intention to acquire this part of DSM’s business in September; regulatory approval for the deal came through early in April. Covestro said this would substantially expand its portfolio of coating resins and, thanks […]

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Bio-based Materials of the Year named

May 3rd, 2016

The Innovation Award Bio-based Material of the Year 2016 was awarded to three firms for their innovative materials: Belgium’s Orineo BVBA for its Touch of Nature™ filled bio-based resin for stimulating biomaterials, and Germany’s Evonik Nutrition & Care GmbH for a sophorolipid-type biosurfactant, and Covestro Deutschland AG for Impranil®eco, a bio-based waterborne polyurethane dispersions for […]

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Covestro and ISOTEX partner on waterborne PU technology

November 20th, 2015

ISOTEX Engineering and Covestro have entered a partnership to develop textiles using Covestro’s waterborne, solvent-free INSQINâ technology. The companies will jointly promote environmentally friendly solutions for polyurethane (PU)-coated fabrics, addressing the emerging requirements from the sportswear, fashion and automotive industries. A new line of ISOTEX Engineering machines will use the INSQINâ technology to produce waterborne […]

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