Covestro Deutschland AG

51368 Leverkusen

Short description

Covestro, formerly Bayer MaterialScience, is an independent subgroup within Bayer. It is a world-leading supplier of high-tech polymer materials: innovative, sustainable and diverse.

Its colourful logo is in line with its vision of “making the world a brighter place”. Covestro hopes to achieve this goal by driving innovation and growth forward through profitable technologies and products that benefit society and reduce environmental pollution.

Covestro delivers products and application solutions to high-profile clients in the electronics sector and the automobile, construction, furniture, sport and textiles industries. The company helps negotiate the great challenges of our time, from climate change and resource shortages to increasing mobility, urbanisation, population growth and demographic change.

Together with customers, Covestro works on making cars lighter so they save fuel. Its insulation systems protect buildings against the heat and cold to reduce energy consumption. In entertainment electronics, its products support functionality, safety and sleek design.

Products/Services at the Rhineland sites

Krefeld-Uerdingen: Polyurethanes (precursors especially used for sustainable insulation in the construction industry), polycarbonates (crystal-clear high performance plastic MAKROLON for the automotive and electrical industry, which is extremely strong, lightweight, durable and can be formed into any shape).

Dormagen: Polyurethanes (precursors for the foam industry, used for furniture, the automotive industry, mattresses), specific products (precursors for coatings industry), foils (especially for the production of identity cards and driver's licences).

Leverkusen: Focus on precursors like chlorine, sodium hydroxide solutions, hydrogen and hydrochloric acid. Substances that are essential for the production of Covestro's products.

Employees at the Rhineland sites

 approx. 6,000