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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.

Bayer buys Texas PU feedstock plant from DuPont


March 6, 2014 10:50 am ET

Bayer MaterialScience LLC has bought a Texas polyurethane feedstock plant from DuPont Co.

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Sensors for self-driving cars are getting smaller


January 21, 2014 4:16 pm ET

Sensors for future self-driving cars will not be giant rotating mechanism on the top of your car, filled with lasers, radar systems and other sensing equipment, but instead discrete sensors packed inside fascias and other plastic exterior panels.

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Material Insights: Auto show news, and PS resin increase


January 20, 2014 2:22 pm ET

DETROIT — Today's Material Insights video includes news from the North American International Auto Show, plus details behind a recent resin price hike.

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Bayer MaterialScience invests in technical center


November 26, 2013 12:00 pm ET

LEVERKUSEN, GERMANY ‒ Bayer MaterialScience AG has unveiled its new premium foams technical center and commissioned a production plant for coating raw materials.

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Industry leaders form World Plastics Council


October 25, 2013 10:58 am ET

Attempting to look at global issues facing the plastics industry, a group of about 50 leaders from various resin producers formed the World Plastics Council at K 2013 in Düsseldorf, Germany. Patrick Thomas, CEO of Bayer MaterialScienceAG and...

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CO2 aids Bayer's sustainablility efforts


October 16, 2013 1:23 pm ET

ESSEN, GERMANY — The decision of Bayer AG (Hall 6/A751-3) to use carbon dioxide as a feedstock is based on sustainability, industrial value creation, market acceptance and climate protection, but not replacement of fossil resources, according...

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Bayer touts sustainability goals


October 15, 2013 3:24 pm ET

DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY — Even as it celebrates its 150th anniversary, Bayer AG is looking to the future. The firm's Bayer MaterialScience unit — a global leader in engineering plastics — unveiled new sustainability targets for 2020 at ...

It’s not all about carbon fiber: Carmakers using traditional composites, too


September 18, 2013 1:26 pm ET

NOVI, MICH. — Carbon fiber has been getting all the composite glory lately, but suppliers of some more traditional composite materials point out that improvements to the old standbys are making them more competitive, too.

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