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Sep 10, 2014, 10:30 ET

Waterborne polyurethane coatings match performance of solventborne coatings in metal applications

Tighter government regulations and heightened consumer awareness have led to demand for increased use of waterborne paints and coatings. Today's...

Jun 26, 2014, 09:30 ET
Makrolon(R) 15 polycarbonate sheet from Bayer MaterialScience LLC was chosen by a financial institution to replace glass damaged by vandalism. (PRNewsFoto/Bayer MaterialScience LLC)

Polycarbonate sheet 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...

Jun 25, 2014, 10:30 ET

Building on Bayer's material expertise: Materials from Bayer MaterialScience enable energy-efficient, sustainable, profitable building design and construction

Whether overhead, underfoot or lighting the way and protecting surfaces – Bayer MaterialScience LLC provides architects and design...

Jun 12, 2014, 15:50 ET
The South Norfolk Jordan Bridge was designed with a high-level fixed span over the river allowing for the continuous flow of vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians crossing over the bridge at the same time that ships, trains and other vehicles pass under the bridge. (PRNewsFoto/Bayer MaterialScience LLC)

South Norfolk Jordan Bridge wins Gustav Lindenthal Medal

 Overcoming project challenges ranging from hurricanes, flooding, earthquakes and winter storms to lack of funding and precise navigation...

Jun 10, 2014, 10:30 ET

Versatile polyurethane materials from Bayer 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...

Jun 04, 2014, 10:30 ET

Reflection time: Keep the lighting cozy and improve efficiency

 The business of lighting is changing rapidly. Because of its sustainability, LED lighting is gaining popularity in our living rooms and...

Jun 03, 2014, 14:30 ET
The LEED-certified Bayer House in Thane, India, features Makrolon(R) Lumen XT polycarbonate sheet in light fixtures and Makrolon(R) AR polycarbonate sheet for security glazing. (PRNewsFoto/Bayer MaterialScience LLC)

LEED-certified Bayer India headquarters features high-performance polycarbonate sheet 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...

Jun 02, 2014, 10:30 ET
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A ray of light for architectural, commercial, industrial, outdoor and residential lighting markets

Since our ancestors discovered fire, the ability to light a dark space has captured our imagination. Today, lighting of interior and exterior...

May 27, 2014, 14:30 ET

Thermally conductive polycarbonate and insulating polyurethane 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...

May 27, 2014, 10:30 ET

Thermally conductive plastics 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...

May 20, 2014, 09:30 ET

Raw materials from Bayer help coatings protect and enrich architectural surfaces

 Architectural coatings for commercial and institutional applications have their own unique requirements for durability, design and meeting...

May 13, 2014, 14:00 ET
Makrofol(R) ID 332 Superlaser film from Bayer MaterialScience offers productivity and quality improvements to manufacturers and issuers of secure identity documents. Bayer will highlight this and other films for this market at CARTES America. (PRNewsFoto/Bayer MaterialScience LLC)

High-performing Bayer polycarbonate films 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...

May 13, 2014, 10:30 ET

Bayer 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....

May 12, 2014, 14:00 ET

Give your cosmetic, skin care and hair care formulations star appeal with Bayer raw materials

As fashion meets function, consumers hold their hair care, skin care and cosmetic products to increasingly high standards. They desire hair...

May 12, 2014, 10:30 ET

When one size can't fit all: Bayer 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-...

Apr 28, 2014, 14:30 ET

Making material considerations stick in automotive lightweighting

 Joining mixed materials is a significant challenge for automakers as they deploy new material combinations to help reduce vehicle component...

Apr 28, 2014, 10:30 ET

Clear, High-Flow Polycarbonate From Bayer 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...

Apr 25, 2014, 15:55 ET
Growing interest in the Southwestern Pennsylvania BotsIQ program necessitated a second arena to use for the bots competitions. The new arena is approximately 12.5 feet square, features a steel floor and is encased in half-inch-thick Makrolon(R) 15 polycarbonate sheet connected with steel supports. (PRNewsFoto/Bayer MaterialScience LLC)

Students' robots battle it out in new arena made of Bayer's Makrolon® polycarbonate sheet

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...

Apr 07, 2014, 11:30 ET

Low-VOC formulations for polyurethane coatings 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...

Apr 07, 2014, 11:00 ET

Bayer 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...