From the glass control screen to its smartphone app, the new J-500™ Collection from Jacuzzi is clearly not your father’s hot tub. Also contributing to its futuristic luxury and style is an advanced array of LED exterior lights that are integrated into its CurvaLuxTM Siding. These lighting... - July 16, 2015
Bayer MaterialScience LLC has appointed Jeremy Parker as the National Sales Manager for the spray polyurethane foam (SPF) insulation and roofing materials business. Parker has been with Bayer for six years, recently serving as an SPF regional account manager for the south central United States. In his... - June 29, 2015
When a once-in-a-lifetime photo or video stretches majestically in front of your camera lens, battery failure is not an option.
That’s why from the Himalayas to Death Valley, professional camera operators rely on batteries from Anton/Bauer®, a brand of The Vitec Group, to power their history-making... - June 26, 2015
A unique symbol of both cultural and environmental integrity, the Vimy Memorial Bridge represents a remarkable fusion of new structural innovations in a traditional heritage location. The bridge, spanning the Rideau Canal in Ottawa, Ontario, received the Gustav Lindenthal Medal at this year’s International... - June 12, 2015
Personalization is a significant trend in consumer design as people seek individualized experiences from the telephones in their pockets to the vehicles they drive. Automotive interior designers must feature improved functionality and an elegant, luxurious appearance.
To appeal to consumers, automotive... - June 04, 2015
Efficient insulation is a key component in reducing a structure’s energy consumption. Polyurethane insulation systems and technologies can help architects, specifiers, design professionals and other decision-makers meet their performance and sustainability goals.
This was the subject of a Continuing... - May 18, 2015
Architects work with engineers, contractors, building owners and other decision-makers to create functional, attractive and sustainable buildings. They also rely on materials suppliers to help achieve their building goals.
For decades, Bayer MaterialScience LLC has been a leading supplier of polyurethanes,... - May 15, 2015
Consumers hold their skin care, hair care and cosmetic products to high standards. They want the products they use to help them feel as beautiful as they can be. Baycusan® is a key ingredient for creating products that do just that.
Baycusan® brand polyurethane dispersions from Bayer MaterialScience... - May 13, 2015
Bayer MaterialScience LLC has named Glenn Kelly director of government relations. In this role, Kelly will lead the company’s federal and state government relations, advocacy and policy operations in Washington, D.C.
“Kelly is a solid addition to this organization,” said Bayer MaterialScience... - May 11, 2015
Rail transit operation in Buenos Aires, Argentina, has always been an important topic. As an international metropolis, Buenos Aires needs functional and advanced mass transportation options. China South Locomotive manufactured a train that offers a ray of hope – its inter-city bullet train.
On... - May 08, 2015
Automotive OEMs and Tier suppliers are seeking new ways to efficiently produce parts with customizable color, texture and comfort for their customers. DirectCoating/DirectSkinning (DC/DS) technology from Bayer MaterialScience LLC is a one-step, combined molding process that can efficiently accomplish... - May 06, 2015
Forgery is a major challenge for ID card manufacturers. Bayer MaterialScience, one of the world’s leading suppliers of polycarbonate films for security and ID cards, offers a portfolio of polycarbonate films that makes it possible for card manufacturers to incorporate a wide range of security features... - May 06, 2015
School safety is now a common consideration for educational facilities throughout the country. Procedures are often in place to address potential threats and situations, and proactive precautions are taken. One Massachusetts school district employed tactics including locking facility doors and installing... - May 01, 2015
In today’s competitive marketplace, companies are always looking for eye-catching ways to differentiate their businesses. Bayer MaterialScience LLC offers a range of polycarbonate sheets for a variety of signage applications that can help organizations do just that.
Bayer’s broad selection... - April 09, 2015
A wide range of polycarbonate sheet grades manufactured by Bayer MaterialScience LLC recently received an evaluation report (ESR# 2728) from ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES), providing evidence that the polycarbonate sheets meet code requirements. Building officials, architects, contractors, specifiers,... - March 19, 2015
When developing new products, time is money and production and design mistakes can be costly. Lambda Research Corporation’s award-winning TracePro® opto-mechanical software – used for design, analysis and optimization of optical and illumination systems – allows designers to reduce... - March 12, 2015
Products to be used in rugged environments ranging from industrial to outdoor to medical have one clear thing in common – the need for toughness and durability. This is the “real-world” situation InHand Electronics faced when developing its own Hydra-F6™ tablet and the display... - March 05, 2015
LEDs are advancing lighting options, both in design and functionality, yet consumers are looking for more. They look for high-quality lighting, durability, safety and attractive aesthetics. Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) require these same properties in materials to meet consumer needs. Bayer... - February 27, 2015
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... - February 26, 2015
Imagine not being able to climb the stairs without stopping to take a break, or getting winded trying to stand and do the dishes. Unfortunately these are common realities for individuals suffering from respiratory conditions. Ventilators can help reduce the work of breathing by unloading the ancillary... - February 13, 2015
For many years, torque-applying instruments have been among the surgical instruments typically used during orthopedic surgeries. These instruments are manufactured as reusable instruments, and are cleaned, reprocessed and recalibrated after each surgical procedure.
But now there’s a new twist... - February 13, 2015
While health care and medical technology have made great strides over the years, there is one aspect of patient care that has not changed as rapidly: the IV pole.
Because of its design, the traditional IV pole can cause tripping and other safety hazards for patients and health care workers. Designed... - February 12, 2015
Wearable medical devices increasingly are called upon to perform a variety of important tasks, such as monitoring vital signs or delivering drugs. As their popularity grows, so too does the need for materials that satisfy the unique requirements of these devices.
To serve this growing market, Bayer... - February 12, 2015
Ever since Otto Bayer discovered polyurethane chemistry in 1937, Bayer MaterialScience has continued to build on his legacy by developing new technologies in coatings. As a demonstration of the company’s coatings know-how, two technical experts from Bayer MaterialScience LLC will help educate attendees... - February 11, 2015
Increasingly, innovative medical applications place further importance on the success of the materials they use. When patients’ health, mobility and comfort are involved, reliability and durability are crucial. Bayer MaterialScience LLC steps up to the challenge offering original equipment manufacturers... - February 11, 2015
Large, metropolitan regions are not only hubs for commercial construction, but they are also the areas that are most vulnerable to attacks and catastrophic losses from natural disasters, like tornadoes or hurricanes. Whether renovating or building new structures, protection of occupants and assets has... - February 09, 2015
At construction sites, it is important to keep downtime and costs to a minimum. Bayer MaterialScience helps the industry save time and money by offering innovative polyaspartic coating resin raw materials to coatings manufacturers, empowering them to deliver cutting edge coatings products.
Bayer will... - February 05, 2015
Bayer MaterialScience LLC announces the appointment of Kenneth Schwartz to business development manager for Makrolon® polycarbonate sheet products. In this role he will lead the marketing and business development activities for Makrolon® polycarbonate sheet products in the North American region.
Since... - February 02, 2015
Located in the picturesque Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, the California Academy of Sciences wears many hats, serving as a natural history museum, planetarium, leading-edge scientific center, educational facility and more. Not to be outdone by its surroundings, the building itself is a work of art... - January 26, 2015
Bayer MaterialScience LLC, spray polyurethane foam (SPF) systems house and raw materials supplier, has completed a comprehensive certification program to become a Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA) Accredited Supplier.
Bayer strongly advocates for continually raising standards related to SPF safety,... - January 26, 2015
Even in our connected world, a conventional cable is not always handy to charge a drained mobile phone or tablet. So the founders of Nomad set out to design a cable as mobile as their lives.
Knowing when an electronic device will need a charge can be unpredictable, but Nomad needed a predictably high-performing... - January 08, 2015
While the 2015 Ford F-150 has made headlines for its ground-breaking lightweight design, less known is that lighting the way are LED headlamps made with a special optical grade of polycarbonate from Bayer MaterialScience LLC.
The F-150 is the first application of a single-collimator, all-plastic molded... - December 04, 2014
Large, metropolitan regions are not only hubs for commercial construction, but they are also the areas that are most vulnerable to attacks and catastrophic losses from natural disasters, like tornadoes or hurricanes. Whether renovating or building new structures, protection of occupants and assets has... - October 31, 2014
Commercial and hospitality spaces, such as stores, restaurants, offices and hotel lobbies, want to appear warm and inviting to consumers. A light and bright atmosphere helps to convey this, but excessive lighting can hike up energy bills.
Lumenova™ R20, BR40 and BR30 reflector lamps are the answer... - October 24, 2014
Sustainability is now standard in many building and construction projects, and building professionals are continually on the lookout for high-performance materials for sustainable building environments. With its high-performance polycarbonates, polyurethanes, coatings, adhesives and sealants raw materials... - October 23, 2014
Architectural coatings for commercial and institutional applications have their own unique requirements for durability, design and meeting regulations. Coatings play an important role in not only preserving surfaces but also making them functional, beautiful and more sustainable.
Bayer MaterialScience... - October 23, 2014
OEMs are increasingly relying on the superior performance of polyurethane resins when producing pultruded profiles for demanding outdoor applications. The light weight, high strength, resistance to rust and rot and longevity of powder-coated pultruded polyurethane parts make them viable options for a... - October 17, 2014
Since bringing the Long Fiber Technology (LFT) process to North America 14 years ago, Romeo RIM has continuously looked for opportunities to advance the technology and meet the evolving needs of the marketplace. Now, they’ve done it yet again.
Using LFT and polyurethane products supplied by longtime... - October 16, 2014
Rail and bus passengers are looking for the fastest, safest and most comfortable way from Point A to Point B. Polycarbonate products from Bayer MaterialScience LLC help riders comfortably reach their destination.
Transit agency officials, engineers, operations personnel and planning officials attending... - October 12, 2014
Soaring skyscrapers … architectural wonders … government embassies. Protecting buildings, their occupants and other assets is a key consideration when renovating or building new structures. High-performance plastics from Bayer MaterialScience LLC can help.
Bayer offers a range of adaptable,... - October 08, 2014
We live in a fast-paced world. With many demands on our time and people leading active lives, it makes sense that technology has adapted to this lifestyle. Portable technologies, like iPads® and iPhones ®, have enabled us to stay in touch and online while on the go. All of this hustling and bustling... - September 25, 2014
Inoutic, a member of the Deceuninck Group NV, was recently honored for a prototype of a balcony door with a profile depth of just 59 mm. This profile was pultruded by another member of the Deceuninck Group – Deceuninck North America – using the company’s innovative Rovex™ technology... - July 11, 2014
A once picturesque California street lined with businesses was left ravaged when a peaceful demonstration turned ugly. Street-level windows were smashed, requiring replacement. One of the affected businesses, a financial institution, wanted to replace its large, broken windows with a material offering... - June 30, 2014
As the saying goes, if you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen. That’s certainly true of the demanding food service industry, where products need to withstand daily wear and tear, including rough handling and industrial cleaning processes, while still meeting food safety requirements. - June 26, 2014
Overcoming project challenges ranging from hurricanes, flooding, earthquakes and winter storms to lack of funding and precise navigation clearance requirements, the South Norfolk Jordan Bridge opened in October 2012. Spanning the Elizabeth River and linking Chesapeake to Portsmouth, Va., the bridge received... - June 16, 2014
Bayer MaterialScience offers a wide range of thermoplastic polyurethane films and polyurethane-based adhesives and foams formulated to meet the rigorous requirements of today’s medical device and healthcare markets. For OEMs looking for innovative materials to bring their latest products to market,... - June 12, 2014
The business of lighting is changing rapidly. Because of its sustainability, LED lighting is gaining popularity in our living rooms and offices as well as the cars we drive. As lighting engineers and designers re-imagine energy-efficient lighting to meet this demand, they need cost-effective solutions... - June 06, 2014
Employees in the recently opened Bayer India headquarters need not worry about working in a well-lit room even when burning the midnight oil.
Lighting fixtures made with Makrolon® Lumen XT polycarbonate sheets offer high light diffusion, transmission and optimal clarity, ideal for an office environment. - June 05, 2014
The LED lighting market is continuing to grow with energy-efficient LED technology poised to become a mainstay in residential and commercial lighting. A challenge the industry must overcome is the high price of LED lighting, especially for incandescent replacements, which remains a barrier for mass adoption. - May 29, 2014
To prevent LED lighting from overheating, electronic component manufacturers often use a heat sink cast of a conductive metal alloy to manage the temperature of a device. Yet, heat sinks can require significant secondary assembly and a large number of sub-components – inadvertently slowing the... - May 29, 2014