Innovation Week 2018 – Let’s drive the future together

The new edition of our Open House will be held at GDM headquarters in Milan – Italy, starting May 7 and running through May 11, 2018. Living the GDM experience, you will witness first hand our technological solutions and Services, both live and through 4K videos, covering our Baby Diapers, Adult Incontinence and Packaging Portfolio. … More Innovation Week 2018 – Let’s drive the future together

Covestro joins Composite Application Centre in Singapore

Covestro has joined forces with an international group of companies to launch the Composite Application Center (CAC) in Singapore. Its aim is to drive the development of advanced composites by delivering industry- and application-focused services to specific regional and global markets. At the Germany-Singapore Business Forum at Hanover Fair, the group of currently ten companies … More Covestro joins Composite Application Centre in Singapore

Nonwovens Innovation – what does the future hold?

In the build up to the International Nonwovens Symposium in Rome next month, our General Manager Pierre Wiertz caught up with one of the key speakers, MatthewTipper, Business Director at the Nonwovens Innovation & Research Institute, to discuss innovation in the nonwovens industry Pierre Wiertz:  You are joining us in Rome to examine innovation and … More Nonwovens Innovation – what does the future hold?

Ahlstrom-Munksjö makes European investments

Finland’s Ahlstrom Munksjö announced two investment projects, totaling EUR 9 million, both with attractive financial returns. In the Decor business area, the company will invest about Eur 5 million to further enhance the quality of pre-impregnated decor papers produced at its Dettingen plant in Germany. Through the investment, which will be completed by the end … More Ahlstrom-Munksjö makes European investments

Polyurethane products and processes with improved environmental balance

More than 80 years after their “invention” by Dr Otto Bayer, the application areas for polyurethanes are more versatile than ever before: hardly any other plastic can be found in so many areas of everyday life. According to forecasts, annual growth rates are likely to remain above the global gross domestic product. Polyurethane innovations, in … More Polyurethane products and processes with improved environmental balance

Protecting bees: EU set to completely ban outdoor use of pesticides harmful to bees

On April 27, 2018, Member States’ representatives in a Standing Committee have backed a proposal by the European Commission to further restrict the use of three active substances (imidacloprid, clothianidin and thiamethoxam, known as “neonicotinoids”) for which a scientific review concluded that their outdoor use harms bees The protection of bees is an important issue … More Protecting bees: EU set to completely ban outdoor use of pesticides harmful to bees