Bayer MaterialScience’s developments in adhesives, coatings, polycarbonates and polyurethanes significantly enhance life for almost everyone in our community. New uses are regularly made with interest coming from the architectural and safety markets, the mining industry and creative designers.
Bayer MaterialScience also stands for knowhow and expertise. With growth products, excellent technologies and a well-stocked innovation pipeline, Bayer MaterialScience aims to extend its market leadership. Our people, society as a whole and the environment are as important as the well being of the company in the pursuit of this goal.
Areas of Expertise
Bayer MaterialScience has these six divisions:
Supplying raw materials with excellent resistance properties, our tailor made adhesives can be used in a broad range of industries including automotive, construction, footwear and furniture.
Based mainly on polyurethane chemistry our high-performance industrial coatings are used in a wide range of everyday consumer goods, ranging from paper, film and textiles to wood and glass.
Makrolon® is one of our strongest and best-known brands. We are the largest polycarbonate producer in the world and our association in the fastest growing AsiaPacific market is reflected in our state of the art facilities in Thailand and China. This high-tech material is used in a diverse range of applications including car headlamps, glazing, water bottles and protective wear.
Laserlite® Polycarbonate roofing is designed, produced and tested in Australia for Australia’s unique climatic conditions. With a range of colours and profiles Laserlite® sheets give 99.9% UV protection, cut glare and keep you cool, offering comfort, shade and style.
Discovered 60 years ago, polyurethanes are a part of our daily life. Whether in mattresses, car seats, refrigeration insulation, or leisure footwear the potential uses of this product are almost limitless.
Desmopan® and Texin® have the combined characteristics of rubber and plastic. Their properties can be tailored to a large variety of applications that include automotive, sports and leisure, electrical and industries operating in extreme conditions such as offshore oil industry.