Market quest for innovative composites driving industry growth

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Friday, 16 June 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...