Polycarbonate Sheet from Bayer MaterialScience Helps Improve Safety and Security, Maintain Excellent Optics

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... - June 30, 2014 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Foodservice Product Manufacturer Cambro Recognizes Bayer MaterialScience LLC for Quality Materials, Customer Service

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... - June 26, 2014 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

South Norfolk Jordan Bridge Wins Gustav Lindenthal Medal Sponsored by Bayer MaterialScience

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... - June 16, 2014 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Versatile Polyurethane Materials from Bayer MaterialScience Provide the Right Prescription for Modern Wound Treatment, Medical Packaging

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... - June 12, 2014 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Makrolon® RW Polycarbonate Grades from Bayer MaterialScience Provide High Light Reflection, Minimal Light Loss, Flame Resistance, and Molded-in Color

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... - June 06, 2014 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

LEED-Certified Bayer India Headquarters Features High-Performance Polycarbonate Sheet from Bayer MaterialScience for Lighting Applications

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... - June 05, 2014 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Thermally Conductive Plastics by Bayer MaterialScience for LED Heat Sinks Reduce Lighting Costs, Increase Design Freedom

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... - May 29, 2014 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Thermally Conductive Polycarbonate and Insulating Polyurethane from Bayer MaterialScience Improve Thermal Performance of Electronics

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... - May 29, 2014 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Raw Materials from Bayer MaterialScience Help Coatings Protect and Enrich Architectural Surfaces

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... - May 22, 2014 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience Presents High-Performance Polyurethanes for Tomorrow’s Textiles

The textiles industry is undergoing a dramatic change toward increased sustainability to address social and environmental challenges. Retailers and manufacturers have growing interest in textiles that are produced using processes and chemistries that are state-of-the-art with respect to minimizing... - May 15, 2014 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

High-Performing Polycarbonate Films from Bayer MaterialScience Meet Demands of Sophisticated Security and ID Card Market

Security and ID cards are becoming increasingly more sophisticated. But incorporating cutting-edge features requires high-performing materials that can meet the market’s demanding requirements. Bayer MaterialScience is one of the world’s leading suppliers of polycarbonate films for... - May 15, 2014 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience Raw Materials for Coatings Offer Industrial Strength, Customizable Formulation

The industrial market is increasingly looking for high-performance, sustainable coatings to protect its assets. The versatility of ultraviolet- (UV) cured waterborne polyurethane dispersions (PUDs) from Bayer MaterialScience LLC is just one reason they are ideally suited for applications such as... - May 14, 2014 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Give Your Cosmetic, Skin Care and Hair Care Formulations Star Appeal with Raw Materials from Bayer MaterialScience

As fashion meets function, consumers hold their hair care, skin care and cosmetic products to increasingly high standards. They desire hair products that provide strong hold, enabling them to create the latest styles, without stickiness. Cosmetics need to look good and be water resistant, allowing... - May 14, 2014 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Clear, High-Flow Polycarbonate from Bayer MaterialScience Provides Fast Color Recovery, Property Retention in Medical Devices

No one disputes that supply chains are fast today and the healthcare sector is no exception. To help handle the increasing number of patients visiting doctors or clinics, healthcare providers have decreased the lead time between sterilization and use in the clinic. While the color-recovery of... - April 30, 2014 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Making Material Considerations Stick in Automotive Lightweighting with Raw Materials from Bayer MaterialScience

Joining mixed materials is a significant challenge for automakers as they deploy new material combinations to help reduce vehicle component weight. Lightweight, multi-material vehicles require bonding technologies to handle a diverse material mix. Bayer MaterialScience LLC has developed raw... - April 30, 2014 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Students’ Robots Battle It Out in New Arena Made of Makrolon® Polycarbonate Sheet from Bayer MaterialScience

For years it’s been said that robots are the way of the future. In southwestern Pennsylvania, robots are helping to create a workforce development program for the future. The Southwestern Pennsylvania BotsIQ program strives to open high school students’ eyes to potential careers in the... - April 28, 2014 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Storefronts Shine Bright with Bayer MaterialScience Polycarbonate Sheet for Channel Letters and Signage Applications

Companies are looking for a way to stand apart from the competition. Like a signpost in a strange land, channel letters and signage applications using polycarbonate sheet from Bayer MaterialScience LLC can help light up interest in a business and attract customers. Creating an eye-catching sign is... - April 25, 2014 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience Wows with Inside Look at the Wonderful World of Coatings

Each and every coating application has its own requirements for design, durability and meeting regulations. From inside the homes where we live, to the vehicles we drive, the railcars that transport our goods, and the buildings in which we work, coatings play an important role in not only... - April 09, 2014 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

High-Solids Polyurethane Dispersions from Bayer MaterialScience Offer Comfortable Feel, Improved Efficiency for Textile Coatings

For many years, polyurethane coatings have been applied to various fabrics to enhance their functionality, such as chemical and stain resistance, durability, and wind and waterproofness. Increasingly, textile companies are requesting resins with non-solvent formulations that offer high-performance... - April 09, 2014 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Low-VOC Formulations for Polyurethane Coatings from Bayer MaterialsScience Offer High-Performance Properties to Protect Diverse Surfaces

Productivity, sustainability and quality are key drivers in the coatings industry today. Bayer MaterialScience LLC has developed raw materials and technologies that provide coating professionals high-performance solutions to protect diverse surfaces. Mike Jeffries, field technical service manager,... - April 09, 2014 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience Raw Materials Help Polyurethane Coatings with Improved Weatherability

When evaluating coatings for industrial maintenance applications, asset protection is a top priority. Yet, methods for re-creating real-world conditions in the lab, such as accelerated weathering, do not necessarily predict performance in the field. This is due to the difficulty in simulating... - April 07, 2014 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

High-Performance Polyurea and Polyurethane Coatings from Bayer MaterialScience Deliver Fast Return to Service, Excellent Aesthetics, Durability

Building and construction professionals are looking for suitable materials that meet requirements for low volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and offer high-performance properties. Bayer MaterialScience LLC has developed solutions for polyurethane and polyurea coatings based on its raw materials... - March 26, 2014 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience Acquires Aniline Facility

Latest investment fully integrates Baytown facility along the MDI value chain, reinforces Bayer’s ongoing commitment to the North American polyurethane industry. - March 05, 2014 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience's Low-VOC Waterborne Technology Enables Primer Coating with Excellent Adhesion

Successfully painting traditionally difficult-to-coat substrates used in a wide range of commercial and industrial applications is now much easier due to a Bayer MaterialScience LLC advance in waterborne primer coating raw material technology. Primers built on this new Bayer technology offer... - March 03, 2014 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Improved Performance of Low-VOC, 2K Waterborne Technology from Bayer MaterialScience Broadens Use

Tighter government regulations and consumer demand are driving interest for coatings that offer low volatile organic compounds (VOC) and lower odor. The challenge has been to make a low-VOC, low-odor paint system that offers the performance properties of a two-component solventborne polyurethane... - February 27, 2014 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Illuminating a Path for High-Performance LED Lighting: Bayer MaterialScience Plastics Help Optimize Function and Benefits of LED Luminaires

The LED revolution is upon us. LED lighting is becoming the preferred lighting choice in nearly every setting, including where we live, work and play. Its success is driven by several factors: LED lighting appeals to consumers and other end users seeking a more energy-efficient lighting option... - February 27, 2014 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Built for Safety: Impact-Resistant Makrolon Polycarbonate Sheet from Bayer MaterialScience Helps Protect Operators of Heavy-Duty Equipment

Tree limbs, rocks, mud or other debris are just a few of the dangers operators of heavy-duty equipment may face during a typical day at the “office.” Replacing glass operator cab windows with tough, durable polycarbonate glazing in construction, forestry, agricultural or other types of... - February 27, 2014 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience Material Innovations Help Improve Wound Care

Bayer MaterialScience LLC announces a polyurethane-based adhesive based on its Baymedix® A raw material is now available in the United States. Targeted for skin adherence in wound care and biosensor applications, this skin-friendly adhesive offers adjustable adhesive strengths,... - February 26, 2014 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Polycarbonate Materials from Bayer MaterialScience Ideal for a Wide Range of LED Lighting Needs

One-size-fits-all, standard lighting is a thing of the past. Instead, lighting today is available in every shape and size, giving consumers more choices than ever before. In addition to styling, consumers are also looking for lighting options that are durable and energy efficient, while serving a... - February 26, 2014 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Raw Materials from Bayer MaterialScience Help Rapid-Curing Polyaspartic Coatings Increase Productivity, Offer High Performance

Building and construction professionals want coatings that protect substrates such as metal and concrete without a time-consuming drying process that delays fabrication schedules. Rapid-curing polyaspartic coatings using Bayer MaterialScience LLC raw materials provide increased productivity while... - February 24, 2014 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Quick Fix: Bone Fixation Device Utilizing High-Strength, Biocompatible Polycarbonate from Bayer Materialscience Helps Speed Patient Recovery

Medical device manufacturers are developing products that are less invasive, contribute to faster medical procedures and help speed patient recovery. To accomplish this, they are increasingly utilizing advanced, biocompatible thermoplastics in their medical devices. The Super Staple™... - February 13, 2014 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

New Bayer MaterialScience Polycarbonate Blend Packs a Protective Punch

Increased chemical resistance helps combat risk of hospital-acquired infections - February 13, 2014 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Just What the Doctor Ordered: Advanced Materials from Bayer MaterialScience Play Important Role in Bringing Lifesaving Medical Solutions to Market

Today, more than ever, people seem to always be on the move… reluctant to slow down, even when medical treatment is needed. Medical device original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) recognize this by developing products that will help patients get back on their feet more quickly, and by... - February 12, 2014 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

High-Performance Polyurethane Coatings from Bayer MaterialScience Offer Numerous Advantages

Helping ensure workers maintain a safe and healthy work environment is among the key benefits of proper handling and use of polyurethane coatings. - February 12, 2014 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Talk of the Town: Residential Garage Floor with Bayer Materialscience High Durability Polyaspartic Coating Has Neighbors Talking

Durable, aesthetically pleasing floor finishes with ultra-low VOCs offer minimal downtime and faster return to service - February 10, 2014 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

New Bayer MaterialScience LLC 2K Polyurethane Coating Formulations Withstand Harsh Conditions

Durable, high-performance coatings well-suited to pipeline applications - February 10, 2014 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Worry-free Charging on the Road or at Home with Bayer MaterialScience and ChargePoint’s CT4021 Bollard Dual Charging Station

Charging station features impact-resistant, flame retardant Makrolon® polycarbonate grades from Bayer - January 30, 2014 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience LLC Appoints New Territory Business Manager for Polycarbonate Sheet in the Mid-Central Region

Bayer MaterialScience LLC appoints Anthony “AJ” Durso territory business manager for the Mid-central region. In his new role, Durso is responsible for managing and executing the field sales activity for Makrolon® polycarbonate sheet products in this region, which encompasses Ohio,... - December 23, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Increased Investments in Polyether Polyols Facilities Reinforce Bayer MaterialScience’s Commitment to Polyurethane Market, Site Facilities

Bayer MaterialScience is committed to the growth of the polyurethane industry in the North American and global markets. Bayer’s investment strategy for its South Charleston, W.Va., and Channelview, Texas, facilities reinforces this commitment. Both sites produce polyether polyols – a... - December 06, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Window System with Polycarbonate Sheet from Bayer MaterialScience Contributes to 25 Percent Reduction in Heating Load at Reno High School

Makrolon® polycarbonate sheet and Versatile WindowTM system increases energy efficiency and improves daylighting and functionality for school facilities. - November 25, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Residential Garage Floor with Polyaspartic Coating from Bayer MaterialScience Has Neighbors Talking

Case study demonstrates durable, aesthetically pleasing floor finishes with ultra-low VOCs, minimal downtime and faster return to service. - November 22, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Polyaspartic Coatings from Bayer MaterialScience Demonstrate Productivity-Enhancing Rapid Cure and Long-Lasting Durability in Real-World Applications

Building and construction professionals want coatings that protect substrates such as metal and concrete without a time-consuming drying process that delays fabrication schedules. Rapid-curing polyaspartic coatings using Bayer MaterialScience LLC raw materials provide increased productivity while... - November 22, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience’s Participation in EEB Hub Underscores Company’s Long-Standing Commitment to Sustainable Construction

Bayer MaterialScience LLC is a key supplier to the building and construction industry, offering a broad portfolio of sustainable, high-performance materials and technologies. Through its participation in the Energy Efficient Buildings (EEB) Hub, Bayer continues its commitment to help address the... - November 21, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

The Latest Innovation Under the Sun: Polyurethane Composites Utilizing Bayer MaterialScience Materials Contribute to Award-Winning Solar Solution

Lightweight, weatherable and non-conductive properties make polyurethane composites the ideal choice for frame of photovoltaic mobile electric generator. - November 21, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience's Building Solutions – a Hub of Material Technologies for Sustainable Construction

Sustainable construction requires careful planning and design. It also requires high-performance materials capable of transforming blueprint concepts into shovel-ready projects. With diverse applications that utilize the company’s plastics and polyurethanes, coatings and sealants raw... - November 20, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Virtually Unbreakable Makrolon Polycarbonate Sheet from Bayer MaterialScience Provides Economical Solution to School Safety Challenges

Bayer MaterialScience LLC and members of the Safe on Site Consortium focus on safe school environments. - November 18, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Protective MacBook Covers Are the Perfect Fit with Bayer MaterialScience

Bayer’s high-flow polycarbonate, noted for its high degree of impact strength and long-term flexibility, contributes to durable, sleek case design. - November 07, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Polycarbonate Sheet Technologies from Bayer MaterialScience: Secure Solutions for New and Retrofitted Buildings

Attractive and economical solutions for building security and protection. - November 06, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

One-Step Molding Process Combines Customizable Color, Texture & Comfort at Bayer MaterialScience

In response to growing market demand for a one-step, combined molding process that can efficiently produce parts with customizable color, texture and comfort, Bayer MaterialScience LLC is opening a DirectCoating/DirectSkinning (DC/DS) technology cell at its Pittsburgh headquarters. The DC/DS... - October 31, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Art Imitating Life: Acclaimed Artist Selects Bayer MaterialScience Plastic Sheet and Film for Art Installation

Call it a case of art imitating life. For residential and commercial LED applications, original equipment manufacturers frequently turn to polycarbonate for its clarity, toughness, good light transmission and light weight. Now, these same properties have led acclaimed artist Danial Nord to utilize... - October 28, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

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