History of Covestro

150 years of innovation

Innovative inventions and discoveries, trendsetting products and a world-known brand mark the colorful history of Covestro, previously known as Bayer MaterialScience.

Covestro was established as a legally independent company in September 2015. In fact, the company’s business activities goes back to the early part of the 20th century as part of the Bayer Group’s chemicals and plastics unit.

Interested in learning more? An illustrated timeline of milestones for the company’s history is available through Covestro’s corporate website. The local Covestro A/S story can be read here.