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Covestro Polycarbonate Films Offer Anti-Counterfeiting Protection for Secure IDs
Optics & Photonics

Covestro Polycarbonate Films Offer Anti-Counterfeiting Protection for Secure IDs

Fighting fraud Pittsburgh, Feb. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Security is a top priority for identification (ID) documents, such as national identity cards, driver's licenses and passports. However, low cost materials and decentralized personalization can make fraudulent attacks easier to commit. With this in mind, security printing firms and card manufacturers are turning to polycarbonate — a...

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Covestro Polycarbonate Films Offer Anti-Counterfeiting Protection for Secure IDs
Optics & Photonics

Covestro Polycarbonate Films Offer Anti-Counterfeiting Protection for Secure IDs

Fighting fraud Pittsburgh, Feb. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Security is a top priority for identification (ID) documents, such as national identity cards, driver's licenses and passports. However, low cost materials and decentralized personalization can make fraudulent attacks easier to commit. With this in mind, security printing firms and card manufacturers are turning to polycarbonate — a...

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Materials

Pedal Bike Illuminates the Way with Covestro Polycarbonate

PITTSBURGH, March 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- A child's imagination is powerful – so powerful, in fact, that it led to the creation of a one-of-a-kind LED bike. In 2015, Phantom Frames founder and President Forrest Smith brought his son's idea for a light-up bike to life with the Balance Bike – the first bike with an internally illuminated polycarbonate frame. When developing this...

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Materials

Pedal Bike Illuminates the Way with Covestro Polycarbonate

PITTSBURGH, March 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- A child's imagination is powerful – so powerful, in fact, that it led to the creation of a one-of-a-kind LED bike. In 2015, Phantom Frames founder and President Forrest Smith brought his son's idea for a light-up bike to life with the Balance Bike – the first bike with an internally illuminated polycarbonate frame. When developing this...

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Polycarbonate Blend from Covestro Offers Flame Retardance for LED luminaires
Chemicals & Gases

Polycarbonate Blend from Covestro Offers Flame Retardance for LED luminaires

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 28, 2017 - Light-emitting diode (LED) lighting continues to grow in popularity due to its wide variety of benefits, including energy efficiency, longer service life and superior performance. Thermal management helps to ensure LEDs work efficiently and effectively, and contributes to long-term performance. With this need in mind, PowerSecure Lighting turned to Covestro LLC to find...

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Polycarbonate Blend from Covestro Offers Flame Retardance for LED luminaires
Chemicals & Gases

Polycarbonate Blend from Covestro Offers Flame Retardance for LED luminaires

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 28, 2017 - Light-emitting diode (LED) lighting continues to grow in popularity due to its wide variety of benefits, including energy efficiency, longer service life and superior performance. Thermal management helps to ensure LEDs work efficiently and effectively, and contributes to long-term performance. With this need in mind, PowerSecure Lighting turned to Covestro LLC to find...

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Company News

Covestro LLC Honored for Product Safety and Excellence for The Fourth Year in a Row

American Chemistry Council singles out company for two awards at Responsible Care® event Pittsburgh, April 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth year running, the American Chemistry Council (ACC) recognized Covestro LLC with a Responsible Care® Product Safety Award. The company, a leading producer of high-performance polymers in North America, received the award at the ACC's annual...

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Covestro Polycarbonate Films Offer Anti-Counterfeiting Protection for Secure IDs
Optics & Photonics

Covestro Polycarbonate Films Offer Anti-Counterfeiting Protection for Secure IDs

Fighting fraud Pittsburgh, Feb. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Security is a top priority for identification (ID) documents, such as national identity cards, driver's licenses and passports. However, low cost materials and decentralized personalization can make fraudulent attacks easier to commit. With this in mind, security printing firms and card manufacturers are turning to polycarbonate — a...

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Company News

Covestro Wins 3M Polymer Supplier of the Year Award

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Covestro, a global provider of high-tech materials, received a 2018 3M Supplier of the Year Award. Only 16 of 3M's more than 100,000 suppliers earned this recognition, and Covestro was the only polymer company to make the cut. Covestro and 3M have a relationship that has spanned decades. Covestro's raw materials for coatings and adhesives can...

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Materials

Pedal Bike Illuminates the Way with Covestro Polycarbonate

PITTSBURGH, March 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- A child's imagination is powerful – so powerful, in fact, that it led to the creation of a one-of-a-kind LED bike. In 2015, Phantom Frames founder and President Forrest Smith brought his son's idea for a light-up bike to life with the Balance Bike – the first bike with an internally illuminated polycarbonate frame. When developing this...

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Company News

Covestro LLC Becomes 'Official Innovation Partner of the Pittsburgh Penguins'

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 15, 2018 - Today, Covestro LLC and the Pittsburgh Penguins announced a multi-year agreement establishing Covestro as the "Official Innovation Partner of the Pittsburgh Penguins." As part of the new agreement, the two Pittsburgh-based organizations will join forces to explore how material solutions can further improve the safety and sustainability of hockey. A global provider of...

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Polycarbonate Blend from Covestro Offers Flame Retardance for LED luminaires
Chemicals & Gases

Polycarbonate Blend from Covestro Offers Flame Retardance for LED luminaires

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 28, 2017 - Light-emitting diode (LED) lighting continues to grow in popularity due to its wide variety of benefits, including energy efficiency, longer service life and superior performance. Thermal management helps to ensure LEDs work efficiently and effectively, and contributes to long-term performance. With this need in mind, PowerSecure Lighting turned to Covestro LLC to find...

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Paints & Coatings

Decorative Yet Functional Concrete Floor Coating for 86-year-old Building

INDIANAPOLIS - The renovation of an 86-year-old historical building in Pittsburgh – the Energy Innovation Center (EIC) at the site of the former Connelly Trade School – took special care in preserving the building’s interior features. The building’s 20,000-square-foot concrete floor was poured in 1930, and the surface was severely spalled and cracked in many areas. The restoration process...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Light it up: Bayer's Array of Polycarbonate Resin and Sheet Offers OEMs a Multitude of Options for Their LED Lighting Applications

LAS VEGASÂ- — LED lighting has seen widespread adoption in many residential and commercial applications. Stricter regulations are being passed and customers are demanding more energy-efficient options without sacrificing design. To meet these needs, Bayer MaterialScience LLC offers a variety of polycarbonate resin and sheet materials for LED lighting applications that satisfy a multitude...

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