Biotechnology - 3 News by Covestro
World’s First Pilot Plant for Bio-Based Aniline
Use of biotechnology: New process for petroleum-free raw material on its way to industrial maturity
15-Feb-2024 - Covestro is moving forward with the implementation of a unique process for producing the important chemical aniline entirely based on plant biomass instead of petroleum for the first time. At its Leverkusen site, the plastics manufacturer has now put a special pilot plant into operation for this ...
Covestro turns to biotechnology for sustainable plastics
Progress in extracting chemicals from plants
05-Dec-2022 - Covestro is expanding its competencies in industrial biotechnology. The plastics manufacturer intends to make increasing use of microorganisms and enzymes to make its products and processes even more sustainable. In particular, new recycling processes based on biotechnology are also to be ...
Covestro and Genomatica produce important chemical raw material using biotechnology
Breakthrough for HMDA, widely-used ingredient, paves the way for more sustainable coatings, apparel, adhesives and plastics
21-Jan-2022 - Material manufacturer Covestro and biotechnology pioneer Genomatica announced an important industry milestone to advance sustainability resulting from their partnership. The two companies have teamed to be the first to successfully produce significant volumes of a plant-based version of the ...
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