Bayer MaterialScience to Sell Polyester Resins Businesses to Stepan

Bayer MaterialScience LLC has agreed to sell its global powder polyester resins business and its U.S.-based liquid polyester resins merchant business to Stepan Company of Northfield, Ill. The sale is scheduled to be completed by June 1. Financial terms were not disclosed. Both Bayer businesses are... - May 02, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience LLC Comparison of Polycarbonate and Copolyester Resins Reveals How Physical Properties Affect Moldability

Both physical properties and processability play key roles when injection-molded parts are mass produced. When producing medical parts, a consistent, high degree of accuracy is also vital. It is relatively simple to adjust a process to account for differences in molecular weight once that process... - April 29, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience and ViviTouch Electroactive Polymers Offer Touching Experience

By providing effects that evoke sensations as diverse as a rolling pinball, running engine or human heartbeat in the palm of your hand or bring rich, full-bodied sounds to your ears just like you were experiencing it live, ViviTouch® technology is changing how consumers experience their... - April 29, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience Polycarbonate Materials: Illuminating Options for Architectural and Commercial Lighting

As lighting technology and design continue to advance, lighting professionals are seeking materials that meet rigorous technical specifications and appeal to the eye. Bayer MaterialScience LLC offers architects, designers, engineers and other lighting professionals diverse solutions to emerging... - April 24, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience Adhesives Formulated with Polyurethane Dispersions Offer Performance Advantages for a Broad Range of Applications

While polyurethane dispersions (PUDs) can be used to formulate both coatings and adhesives, they present some distinct advantages for adhesives. Adhesives formulated with PUDs are well suited to applications in a number of different markets ­– from footwear to automotive. Polyurethane... - April 22, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience One-Component and Two-Component Polyurethane Sealants – Composition, Advantages and Uses

Although the terms “caulk” and “sealant” are often used interchangeably, they have fundamental differences. Caulks are used to fill a gap or crack and do not allow a lot of movement, while polyurethane sealants are more flexible and function as a barrier to water, air or... - April 22, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience’s Reinstadtler Elected President of Polyurea Development Association

Steven Reinstadtler, industrial marketing manager – coatings for construction, Bayer MaterialScience LLC, has been elected President of the Polyurea Development Association (PDA). He will officially begin his one-year term during the association’s annual conference, April 15-17, in Las... - April 17, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

All Signs Point to Bayer MaterialScience as a Leading Supplier of Polycarbonate Sheet for Channel Letters and Other Signage Applications

On building exteriors and inside malls across America, businesses are using channel letters to attract attention and set themselves apart from the competition. When it comes to selecting a plastic sheet material that can meet the rigorous requirements of channel letters and other thermoformed... - April 08, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Ultra-Light Solar Impulse Plane Using Bayer MaterialScience Materials Set to Take Flight Across America

Solar Impulse – an ultra-lightweight, solar-powered plane, capable of flying day and night – is set to take Flight Across America with the help of diverse material innovations and technologies from Bayer MaterialScience. The plane will start its cross-country flight in San Francisco,... - April 01, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Act Global Recognizes Business Partner ProGrass for Successful International Scout Bowl

Worldwide synthetic turf manufacturer Act Global congratulates event organizers and provides sponsorship contribution to landmark American football event. - March 28, 2013 - Act Global

Baulé USA LLC, a Wholly Owned Subsidiary of Bayer MaterialScience, Names Vivion, Inc. as Western Representative

Vivion, Inc. has joined with Baulé USA LLC to represent Baulé’s Cast Polyurethane Systems line of products in the Western United States and Western Canada. Vivion, Inc. began its representation of the Baulé systems line on January 1, 2013. The move supports Baulé... - March 11, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Vandals Beware: Bayer MaterialScience’s Polycarbonate Sheet Portfolio Offers Strength, Glass-Like Transparency and Durability for Security Glazing

After continued attacks of vandalism on Grandview-Woodland Community Policing Centre’s storefront in Vancouver, British Columbia, officials needed an affordable alternative to replace the repeatedly broken glass. The solution needed to have glass-like transparency and be aesthetically... - March 08, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer Remains a "Most Admired" Company on FORTUNE Magazine’s Annual Reputation List

Bayer ranks #3 on chemicals industry list, up one spot from 2012. - March 07, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Romeo RIM Honored for Material and Process Innovation, Wins ACE Award at Composites 2013

When it comes material and process expertise, Romeo RIM aces the competition. Romeo RIM Inc. was named an ACE (Awards for Composites Excellence) winner during the recent Composites 2013 conference and trade show. The company received the Material and Process Innovation Award, which recognizes a... - March 06, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience Technical Paper Describing Benefits of Composite Flooring Utilizing Polyurethane Wins Award at Composites 2013

Award demonstrates Bayer’s innovative leadership role in the polyurethanes industry - February 22, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

New Medical-Grade Polycarbonate from Bayer MaterialScience Fulfills Medical Device OEMs’ Flow Requirements

Medical device original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) are constantly faced with challenges requiring higher productivity and getting their devices to healthcare providers more quickly. To meet these requirements, Bayer MaterialScience LLC developed a clear, high-flow polycarbonate, Makrolon®... - February 21, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Valve Connectors Designed to Prevent Cytotoxic Drug Exposure to Medical Workers Utilize Bayer MaterialScience Plastic

Life-saving medication can be a godsend to patients, yet inadvertent exposure to cytotoxic drugs is a serious threat to the medical professionals administering them. Infusion Innovations Inc. (I3) says its Q-FLO™ product represents a significant advance in the state of the art of closed... - February 18, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Leading Global Medical Device Manufacturer Utilizes Bayer MaterialScience Polycarbonate in Its Next-Generation Automated External Defibrillator

When seconds matter and can mean the difference between life and death, a safe, reliable and effective automated external defibrillator (AED) device is a must. AED manufacturers desire the same characteristics when choosing materials for their products. For this reason, Cardiac Science Corporation,... - February 15, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Lighting the Way for LED Innovation: Bayer MaterialScience in Award-Winning Bulb

If every American home replaced just one light bulb with a light bulb that's earned the ENERGY STAR, it would save enough energy to light 3 million homes for a year, save about $600 million in annual energy costs, and prevent 9 billion pounds of greenhouse gas emissions per year – equivalent... - February 14, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Arthroscopic Surgery “Goes with the Flow” Thanks to Bayer MaterialScience’s Polycarbonate and the Cannuflow EntreVu® EX

Patients undergoing hip or shoulder surgery may choose arthroscopic surgery, if their condition permits. While a less invasive procedure, arthroscopic surgery is not without its complications. For example, soft tissue fluid retention, or extravasation, is a common problem during... - February 14, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience’s Polycarbonate Portfolio Helps Bring Innovative, Attractive and Energy-Efficient LED Lighting to Market

The lighting industry is always seeking to bring new, innovative, attractive and energy-efficient products to market. Bayer MaterialScience LLC’s portfolio of polycarbonate plastics, sheet and films, backed by outstanding technical expertise, helps lighting designers and OEMs do just... - February 13, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience’s Materials Help Bring Life-Saving Medical Devices to Market

Medical technology continues to advance by leaps and bounds. But bringing life-saving products to market requires more than medical breakthroughs: it also requires materials that can meet the rigorous challenges these applications demand. Bayer MaterialScience LLC offers grades of polycarbonate... - February 13, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Composite Manhole Covers Utilizing Bayer MaterialScience Polyurethane Offer Numerous Benefits Over Traditional Cast-Iron Covers

GMI Composites’ manhole covers can slash weight by up to 83 percent. - February 11, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Romeo RIM’s Heat-Resistant, High-Performance Bayer Polyurethane-Based Spa Cabinet Streamlines Assembly

When Dynasty Spas needed an attractive, cost-effective and durable material that also streamlined assembly, it turned to a spa cabinet solution from Romeo RIM, Inc. that utilizes a polyurethane system from Bayer MaterialScience LLC. An innovative manufacturing process was used to fabricate this one-piece-per-wall spa cabinet, including information about the production and processing advantages resulting from using the Bayer material instead of traditional synthetic materials. - February 04, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

PURLoc™ Seawalls Provide Lightweight, Strong and Durable Waterfront Protection with Bayer MaterialScience Polyurethanes

Superstorm Sandy’s destruction was visible on the surface, yet under water the fierce storm also tore apart seawalls meant to protect the coast. In order to help protect thousands of miles of bulkheads, canals and waterfront homes from ever-more intense storms and rising tidal zones, newly... - February 01, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience Puts Its Polyurethane Composite Expertise on Display

From filament winding to long-fiber injection molding, polyurethanes can be processed in a variety of ways to meet the many needs of manufacturers serving a broad range of markets. Designers and OEMs in the appliance, automotive, construction, furniture and recreation industries routinely turn to... - January 30, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience Composites for Shipping Container Floors Contribute to Reduced Energy Use and Smaller Carbon Footprint

Composite flooring incorporating Bayer’s polyurethane is a light weight alternative to traditional materials. - January 28, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience High-Performance Industrial Coatings Expand Into the Architectural Coatings Market

Historically, high-performance industrial coatings were used to protect large-scale infrastructure. The coatings safeguarded elements, such as bridges and industrial concrete floors, from corrosion, abrasion and chemicals. Now the architectural coatings market is demanding more sustainable... - January 25, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience Purchases Land Adjacent to Its South Deerfield Site

Bayer MaterialScience LLC today announced it has completed the purchase of nearly 11 acres of land located directly adjacent to its South Deerfield Site. This investment in additional land demonstrates Bayer’s commitment to the Functional Films NAFTA business and allows for future expansion... - January 24, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Leister Technologies AG to Debut New Automatic Welder at IRE 2013

Leister Technologies AG, the worldwide leader in plastic welding and hot air equipment, will debut its new UNIROOF E 40 mm automatic welder to the North American roofing audience at the International Roofing Expo (IRE), February 5-7 in San Antonio, Texas. With its 1.6-inch overlap nozzle, the... - January 20, 2013 - Leister Technologies, LLC

Bayer MaterialScience Honored by Johnson Controls as Industry Leader in Sustainability

Due to its longstanding commitment to sustainability, Bayer MaterialScience LLC recently received the Johnson Controls Sustainability Leadership Performance Award. Johnson Controls – a global industrial leader – recognizes its top-performing suppliers annually for achievements in... - January 16, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience Bolsters Cosmetics Team with New Sales Specialist

Bayer MaterialScience LLC expands its North America Coatings, Adhesives and Specialties (CAS) cosmetics team with the addition of Dana Smith as senior technical sales specialist for the Baycusan® product line. Smith will manage Baycusan sales for cosmetics customers in the New York and New... - January 14, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience’s Protective Facade Certified for U.S. Department of State Buildings

Hygard® Sentinel high-performance blast-protection facade passes stringent ballistic and forced-entry resistance tests. - January 11, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Act Global Sports Advances Synthetic Turf Market in Colombia with Two New FIFA Certified Fields

Act Global Sports continues to produce superior sports surfaces around the world through advanced product development and professional installation partners. - January 10, 2013 - Act Global

Freelin-Wade Announces New Weld Spatter Resistant Tubing: Spatter Guard Spatter Resistant Tubing (SRT)

Plastic tubing manufacturer, Freelin-Wade (www.freelin-wade.com) has announced a new tubing product for their customers. The new tube is called Spatter Guard SRT and it will be a game changer for the welding industry. - December 23, 2012 - Freelin-Wade

Bayer MaterialScience Strengthens Coatings, Adhesives and Specialties Business Unit with New Appointment

Bayer MaterialScience LLC has appointed James Charron head of application development, North America, for its Coatings, Adhesives and Specialties (CAS) business unit. In this role, Charron will lead development activities across CAS technologies in the North America region, and coordinate regional... - December 14, 2012 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Down to Earth and Up to the Sky – Bayer MaterialScience's Autumn Color Offerings Span the Distance

Transitioning from the bright shades of spring and the vibrant hues of summer, Bayer MaterialScience LLC’s autumn crop of colors maintains the optimism of the brighter shades, but with softer tones. Capitalizing on today’s ongoing trend of increased consumer desire for color in... - December 06, 2012 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience's Materials Contribute to Enhanced Styling, Reduced Vehicle Weight

Plastics and adhesives are playing an increasing role in helping automakers reduce weight and enhance vehicle aesthetics inside and out. Bayer’s diverse portfolio of lightweight materials and technologies can be used in numerous automotive applications, including composite underbodies, roof... - November 19, 2012 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Century Fiber Optics FlexConnex Now Available from True North Tech, a Quality Provider of Fiber Optic Data Cable Technology

Mississauga, ON-based data communications marketing and sales specialists True North Tech are proud to announce the addition of FlexConnex wall mount enclosures from Century Fiber Optics to their inventory of high quality fiber optic data cable products. Certain environments can make setup... - November 15, 2012 - True North Tech

Secure Site Design: Bayer MaterialScience Blast-Protection Solution for Building Facades Protects Critical Facilities and Personnel

High-performance Hygard® Sentinel protective facade incorporating transparent polymer laminate and innovative energy absorbers significantly reduces blast forces to buildings. - November 12, 2012 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer Materialscience's Spray Polyurethane Foam Accreditation Wins Gold

Bayer employees awarded best paper award at CPI’s Polyurethane Technical Conference. - November 07, 2012 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Act Global Sports to Feature BASF in Its New XtremeLok Technology to Enhance Synthetic Turf Durability

Proprietary coating application adds resilience and extends useful life of synthetic turf. - November 07, 2012 - Act Global

Bayer MaterialScience's Baytown Plant Earns "Best in Texas" Safety Award

Employees’ safety excellence honored by Texas Chemical Council and Association of Chemical Industry of Texas. - October 25, 2012 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Act Global Sports Achieves FIFA Two Star Certification with Advanced Woven Turf System

Act Global Sports Achieves FIFA Two Star Certification with Advanced Woven Turf System

New woven synthetic turf football pitch gets FIFA two star certification. Surface provides superior playability, excellent ball roll characteristics and pile resilience. - October 24, 2012 - Act Global

Bayer Materialscience's "Open Innovation" Opens a World of Possibilities for New Business Development

Companies must constantly innovate – in products, technologies and thinking – to meet the ever-changing needs of markets and customers. Bayer MaterialScience LLC has incorporated “open innovation” into its strategy to encourage and facilitate new product development. Bayer... - October 23, 2012 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

John Baize of Act Global Named Chairman of the Synthetic Turf Council Board of Directors

New board elected at recent membership meeting. - October 20, 2012 - Act Global

Mixing It Up: Bayer MaterialScience Polyurethanes Help Toughen Up Epoxy Adhesives

Commercial epoxy adhesives are prone to brittleness. However, research shows that adding polyurethanes to an epoxy resin creates a tougher, more durable adhesive. The mixture capitalizes on polyurethane’s toughness, and the resulting hybrid adhesive reduces the brittleness to which... - October 18, 2012 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

True North Technology Inc. Introduces New Fiber Optic Data Cable Options from Senko Advance Components Inc. to Their Portfolio of Products

True North Technology Inc. has recently announced that the company will now be offering several cutting edge solutions from Senko Advance Components. The company’s new link with Senko Advance Components will ensure that True North Technology Inc. customer continue to capitalize on the latest... - October 17, 2012 - True North Tech

Two-Component Polyurethane System from Bayer MaterialScience Evolves to Help Customers Solve Materials and Design Challenges

The inherent versatility of polyurethane chemistry has helped make it the material of choice for innovative products in diverse markets for decades. As a leading manufacturer of polyurethane raw materials and polyurethane systems, Bayer MaterialScience LLC remains on the cutting edge... refining... - October 16, 2012 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

True North Technology, Inc. Now Offering Fiber Optic Cable Technology from Prysmian Group

Leading Canadian sales and marketing firm True North Technology, Inc. has recently announced that the company will now be offering fiber optical cable technology from the Prysmian Group, one of the world's largest optical fiber producers. - October 05, 2012 - True North Tech

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