Welcome to the Status Next Studio!

The Status Next Studio is a gathering space for those who want to shape the future of coatings and adhesives. It’s a growing network that we want to build together with you.

Here, we explore the role of coatings and adhesives in some of the world’s most important industries – now and in the future. Plus, we provide a platform for collaboration on next solutions that challenge the status quo.

So, look around! Discover today’s tried-and-tested technologies. Explore the upcoming trends for your industry. Dive into a specific topic with one of our webinars. And share insights with players from across the value chain – so we can create a brighter future together.

Let’s shape the coatings and adhesives industry together! Here in the Status Next Studio, you’ll discover our current and future strategies and solutions – and how we can link them with yours.

Thorsten Dreier

EVP, Head of Coatings and Adhesives

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Productivity

From productive solutions to achieving more with less: we implement materials and technologies that help boost productivity and reduce costs.

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Circular Economy

From sustainable growth to circular breakthroughs: we’re constantly striving to embed circularity in future applications right from the beginning of the production process.

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Regulations

From regulation-driven innovation to futureproof solutions

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Productivity

From productive solutions to achieving more with less: we implement materials and technologies that help boost productivity and reduce costs.

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Topic

Circular Economy

From sustainable growth to circular breakthroughs: we’re constantly striving to embed circularity in future applications right from the beginning of the production process.

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Regulations

From regulation-driven innovation to futureproof solutions

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Learn how we help solve Status Next challenges

There are many ways to address coatings trends and challenges – from bio-based solutions to drive the circular economy to low-VOC resins to meet increasingly strict regulatory requirements.

Although we can’t showcase our own products and solutions at an ECS booth this year, you can find out all about them in the stories and case studies below!

Discover concrete solutions for:

Circular Economy

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    Sustainable solutions

    Discovering the potential of more sustainable automotive coating solutions for enhanced productivity and a circular economy

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    ICA Group

    Sustainable furniture protection with Bayhydur® CQ

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    CO₂ impact mitigation

    Using the mass balance approach, we partnered with H.B. Fuller to create a bio-attributed adhesive product.

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    Sustainable inspiration

    Consumers and governments drive demand for more sustainable solutions. Covestro is here to help you meet their demands.

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    Heat-resistant coating

    Heat-resistant-coating- for mono PE stand-up pouches with BOPE (biaxially oriented polyethylene) mono material film paves the way for high speed packaging and design for recyclability. 

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    Barrier coating resins

    Our barrier coating resins are developed to be easier to recycle than PE-based solutions.

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    Uradil® FP-9300

    Uradil® FP-9300: recyclability, heat sealability, and alcohol resistance for BOPP flexible packaging

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    Wearable smart patches

    Baymedix® and Platilon® from Covestro support the in making wearable medical sensors more comfortable.

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    Not all polymers are microplastics

    Not all polymers are microplastics – How high performance of cosmetic products goes together with environmental compatibility

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    Next-level natural hairstyling: Getting a strong hold with plant-based ingredients

    Hair care professionals no longer need to choose between performance and naturally derived, sustainable ingredients thanks to a new generation of bio-based film formers.

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    Long-lasting & natural makeup: Baycusan® CQ E 1001

    Consumers demand makeup that is long-lasting, but also more sustainable. Our new film former, Baycusan® CQ E 1001, meets this need.

Productivity

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    Sustainable solutions

    Discovering the potential of more sustainable automotive coating solutions for enhanced productivity and a circular economy

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    2K clear coat capsule Dockit® – time to shine

    Easy paint preparation with the Dockit® 2K clear coat capsule Dockit® – for more efficiency and glossy paint results.

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    Pasquick® for auto refinish clearcoats

    Fast-curing 2K technology for auto refinish coatings: Ambient curing with no need for additional oven time and improved industrial hygiene.

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    Pasquick® for high-productivity protective coatings

    Faster curing, fewer coating layers, ultra-high solid formulations.

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    Low VOC water-based coatings with reduced carbon footprint

    Bayhydur® quix ultra hardener enabled Hesse to develop a high performance, fast curing, low VOC water-based coating with up to 60% less CO₂ emissions than standard solvent-based coatings.

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    Henssen Fraam case study

    Discover how Covestro's Uralac® Ultra team worked with Dutch designer Jan Willem Henssen on no-maintenance wood outdoor furniture.

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    Pasquick® for construction coating projects

    Pasquick® floor coatings reduce downtime to save time and money

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    Facade insulation bracket

    Desmocomp® resin-based ThermoBracket made by FISCO® delivers durability, insulation and fire safety for rear-ventilated facades.

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    Decorative resin solutions

    Our innovative resins change how your coatings perform, supporting countless applications and substrates.

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    Water-borne PU binders

    INSQIN® PU textile binders enable water-based inks to be applied digitally, yielding colorfast, soft, and more sustainable fabrics.

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    2D printed hot melt adhesives in footwear production

    Covestro enables aliphatic hot melt adhesives to be applied in footwear production via 2D digital printing with Desmomelt® U.

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    Wearable smart patches

    Baymedix® and Platilon® from Covestro support the in making wearable medical sensors more comfortable.

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    A breath of fresh air for sustainable outdoor textiles

    Covestro offers a more sustainable solution for textile manufacturers to achieve waterproof performance that meets consumer demand.

Regulations

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    Sustainable solutions

    Discovering the potential of more sustainable automotive coating solutions for enhanced productivity and a circular economy

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    Pasquick® for auto refinish clearcoats

    Fast-curing 2K technology for auto refinish coatings: Ambient curing with no need for additional oven time and improved industrial hygiene.

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    Planning straightforward by cross-linking. Why not?

    A new standard for industrial hygiene – without any compromise

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    Low VOC water-based coatings with reduced carbon footprint

    Bayhydur® quix ultra hardener enabled Hesse to develop a high performance, fast curing, low VOC water-based coating with up to 60% less CO₂ emissions than standard solvent-based coatings.

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    Pasquick® for construction coating projects

    Pasquick® floor coatings reduce downtime to save time and money

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    A breath of fresh air for sustainable outdoor textiles

    Covestro offers a more sustainable solution for textile manufacturers to achieve waterproof performance that meets consumer demand.

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    Not all polymers are microplastics

    Not all polymers are microplastics – How high performance of cosmetic products goes together with environmental compatibility

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