Covestro Opens Customer Support Laboratory in Mexico


Covestro has opened a customer support laboratory for the Coatings, Adhesives and Specialties (CAS) business unit capabilities in Mexico. According to Covestro, this lab will provide enhanced customer service, local support, and technical expertise for the company’s fourth largest market worldwide and strengthen the company’s presence in Latin America.

Covestro stated that its aim is to work closer with its customers in Mexico to further innovation and develop customized solutions for several market sectors. According to Covestro, the company’s goal is to widen its support for the furniture market, as well as the footwear industry for which Covestro supplies polyurethane adhesives for adhesion of footwear soles.

“The opening of this new laboratory demonstrates our commitment to innovation. We will provide a wide range of solutions like water-based paint optimization, selection of coating hardeners with a carbon base mainly derived from renewable raw materials, low monomer content that meets international standards, and any application challenges faced by our customers,” said Ivan Castillo, CAS Mexico country representative, Covestro.