Market quest for innovative composites driving industry growth
Published: Friday, 07 July 2017
Fast-growing demand for speciality composite materials offering improved weight profile and durability from sectors as diverse as automotive, energy and electronics is creating encouraging business opportunities for producers, as innovation remains crucial, Covestro told IM London.
German-headquartered polymers and composites maker Covestro
recorded almost double-digit growth in core volumes in the
first quarter of 2017 on the back of fast-rising demand for
innovative materials from end markets such as automotive and
renewables.The Q1 performance – described as
"exceptional" by chairman and CEO Patrick Thomas at a...