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Bayer PC used for lightweight, durable luggage collection


July 24, 2014 10:52 am ET

Bayer MaterialScience has partnered with U.S.-based travel goods manufacturer Andiamo Luggage LLC to create a special plastic for suitcases that is scratch resistant and particularly lightweight.

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Bayer closes polycarbonate sheet plants in Germany and China


June 30, 2014 1:32 pm ET

Bayer MaterialScience (BMS) has announced a consolidation of its polycarbonate sheet business, involving plant closures and divestment in Europe and the Asia-Pacific.

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China's growing rail industry turns to plastics for better trains


June 3, 2014 11:19 am ET

Bayer MaterialScience and China South Railway Nanjing Puzhen have joined together to create a new interior design for low-floor trams based on Bayer's lightweight Bay-blend and Makrolon polycarbonate sheets.

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Lightweight solar-powered plane soars


June 2, 2014 9:48 am ET

A solar-powered plane featuring polyurethane components for light-weighting made its inaugural flight overnight.

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Many suitors possible for Bayer's MaterialScience unit


May 14, 2014 1:56 pm ET

Bayer AG has a wide range of options to choose from if it truly is looking to unload its Bayer MaterialScience unit, which includes major polycarbonate and polyurethane businesses.

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Obituary: Dieter Freitag, Bayer researcher


May 14, 2014 1:39 pm ET

Dieter Freitag, who helped develop the materials that made the CD possible, has died at the age of 74.

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Bayer out to turn CO2 into mattresses in 'Dream Production'


May 14, 2014 11:34 am ET

Bayer MaterialScience has announced a plan for a small production line to produce polyols from carbon dioxide gas, taking its Dream Production project to the next stage.

Report: Bayer considering plan to sell plastics business


April 28, 2014 6:00 am ET

Bayer AG is mulling a plan to sell its plastics business, a major global supplier of polycarbonate, polyurethane and specialty plastics, according to a report from the Bloomberg news service.

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Plastic components featured in new solar-powered plane project


April 10, 2014 1:45 pm ET

Bayer MaterialScience AG and Solvay Group are supplying plastic materials for the new Solar Impulse ultralight plane in preparation for the first fuel-free around-the-world flight.

Bayer selling carbon nanotube intellectual property to FutureCarbon


April 1, 2014 9:36 am ET

Bayer MaterialScience LLC will sell its fundamental intellectual property on carbon nanotubes and graphenes to Germany's FutureCarbon GmbH.

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