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Bayer flame-retardant PC blends keep evolving


November 18, 2014 6:00 am ET

Bayer MaterialScience (BMS) introduced a further development on the back of the 3000 flame-retardant polycarbonate blends it introduced in 2005.

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European plastics industry manifesto targets energy, sustainability, training


November 4, 2014 1:04 pm ET

The European plastics industry has published a manifesto alerting officials in Brussels to the many impediments it faces, and which it hopes will influence European Union policy.

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Report: Private equity companies may seek to buy Bayer MaterialScience


October 23, 2014 10:56 am ET

A number of investment groups are reported to be interested buying Bayer AG's MaterialScience operation, valued at around 10 billion euros ($12.6 billion).

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Bayer spinning off plastics business


September 18, 2014 8:49 am ET

Bayer AG will spin off its MaterialScience plastics group into a separate, publicly-traded company within the next 12 to 18 months.

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Bayer seeing success in project to replace petroleum with C02


August 28, 2014 10:18 am ET

Bayer MaterialScience says its research into the potential of using carbon dioxide as a raw material already is paying off in studies showing that C02 can reduce the amount of petroleum used to make plastics.

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Bayer, SCAC partner on water reuse project


August 21, 2014 12:48 pm ET

Bayer MaterialScience (BMS) and Shanghai Chlor-Alkali Chemical Co. Ltd. (SCAC) have entered into a preliminary agreement for the reuse of waste water from Bayer's polycarbonate production in Shanghai.

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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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