Bayer MaterialScience Bridging the Gap: Polyurethane Sealant Reduces Airflow by 25 Percent, Leads to Significant Energy Savings

Life cycle assessment shows the multiple benefits of using polyurethane sealant to seal gaps in a residential home - October 24, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience Appoints New Western Regional Manager for Makrolon Polycarbonate Sheet Products

Bayer MaterialScience LLC announces the appointment of Brian Heine as western regional manager for Makrolon® polycarbonate sheet products. In this role, he will support the sales and marketing team, with a focus on customer relations and business development. A Missouri native, Heine brings... - October 16, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

AsisChem Launches New Streamlined Website with Improved Product Search and E-Commerce Features

AsisChem Launches New Streamlined Website with Improved Product Search and E-Commerce Features

AsisChem, the contract medicinal drug and drug discovery and research company co-located in Waltham, Massachusetts and St. Petersburg Russia, announced today the launch of its new website with searchable product profiles and e-commerce shopping functions. The new design of www.asischem.com greatly... - October 08, 2013 - AsisChem

Bayer’s Transparent Polycarbonate Lights the Way to Greater Design Freedom for Innovative LED Lighting Component

Manufacturers are responding to the increasing demand for energy-efficient light emitting diode fixtures with a larger selection of high-quality LED lighting options. The Line-Voltage Linear LED Engine application offered by TerraLUX Illumination uses Bayer MaterialScience's Makrolon® FR7087 polycarbonate, a medium-viscosity, easy-release grade of Bayer MaterialScience’s signature Makrolon polycarbonate for the product’s lens. - September 30, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer Plastic Sheet Designed to Meet Rail Passengers' & Industry Needs

Bayer MaterialScience LLC designed polycarbonate sheet products to meet rail passengers' expectations of comfort and safety, as well as passenger rail car manufacturers' demands for cost-effective and fabrication-friendly materials. - September 27, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

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

Bayer MaterialScience LLC has developed a waterborne primer technology in response to market demand for coatings that comply with more stringent VOC regulations and also provide the same high-performance properties as solventborne coatings, while maintaining the versatility to coat different substrates. - September 27, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Continuous Improvement: Bayer MaterialScience PIR Insulation Uses Alternative Blowing Agent, Meets Key Flammability Requirement for Continuous Insulation

Residential and commercial building and construction professionals are seeking more choices for continuous insulation materials that not only improve energy efficiency but also meet stringent building code requirements for flammability. Ecomate®, a halogen-free blowing agent sold under license... - September 26, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

When Every Ounce Counts: Bayer MaterialScience Polyurethane Technology Produces Lightweight Parts, Offers More Efficient Manufacturing Process

Increasingly stringent fuel standards are motivating the automotive industry to focus on reducing the weight of vehicle components and, ultimately, improving energy efficiency while still offering style and comfort. Automakers and automotive suppliers are also keenly interested in the most... - September 16, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Brawn is Beautiful: Bayer MaterialScience Polycarbonate Glazing – A Light Weight, Secure and Aesthetically Pleasing Solution for Architectural Applications

Building owners and architectural material specifiers are seeking a material that not only provides the daylighting building owners want but also the security protection they need. Increasingly, they are turning to polycarbonate glazing as a material of choice. Bayer MaterialScience LLC’s... - August 29, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Florence to be the Home of Alabama's 5th MIEX® System

The City of Florence, Alabama will be home to Alabama’s fifth MIEX® Treatment system. The 8 MGD system will remove dissolved organic carbon (DOC) and reduce disinfection by-product (DBP) formation. The MIEX® System will be applied as pretreatment to the plant’s existing treatment process and will allow for compliance with EPA DBP regulations. - August 23, 2013 - Orica Watercare

Bayer MaterialScience’s Makrofol® ID Superlaser™ Film Saves Time and Money, Reduces Laser-Induced Bubbling

Film wins 2013 Élan Innovation Award. - July 12, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Solar Impulse Completes Across America Flight at JFK International Airport--Next Stop: Around the World in 2015 with the Help of Bayer MaterialScience

Bayer materials and expertise contribute to ultra-lightweight plane’s mission; Pilots to meet some of New York City’s disadvantaged kids, country’s next generation of potential innovators - July 10, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience Setting the Standard for Spray Polyurethane Foam Applicators

Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance and Bayer MaterialScience LLC will elevate industry efforts in applicator training and certification. - June 27, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

High-Durability Wall Paint Technology from Bayer MaterialScience Leads the Migration from Industrial to Architectural Applications

Coatings providing low odor, durability and pleasing aesthetics are sought after for commercial, healthcare and architectural applications. A new high-durability (HD) waterborne polyurethane coatings technology from Bayer MaterialScience LLC now enables architects to specify paints that meet all of... - June 24, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience's Building Solutions and Formulation Expertise for Sustainable Performance Prove That "Materials Matter"

Architects work with stakeholders – such as building owners and government – to create functional, attractive and increasingly sustainable buildings. They also rely on materials suppliers to help them achieve their building goals. Bayer MaterialScience LLC is a go-to supplier of... - June 24, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience LLC Presents Prestigious Award During the International Bridge Conference

Celebrating engineering and design success: Deh Cho Bridge project wins Gustav Lindenthal Medal. - June 10, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Bayer MaterialScience Appoints Christine Bryant Head of Commercial Operations for Coatings, Adhesives & Specialties Business Unit

Christine Bryant has been appointed head, Commercial Operations, for Bayer MaterialScience LLC’s Coatings, Adhesives & Specialties (CAS) business unit for the NAFTA region. In her new role, Bryant joins the CAS global leadership team with responsibility for sales, marketing and product... - May 23, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Car Windshields for 2013 NASCAR Racing Season Utilize Bayer Polycarbonate Sheet

Superior optical quality gives Bayer’s polycarbonate sheet the inside track. - May 09, 2013 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC

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

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

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

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

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