Covestro LLC to share expertise for protecting steel bridges at NASCC: The Steel Conference

Pittsburgh, March 15, 2017 — With over 75 years of polyurethane chemistry research and development experience, Covestro LLC is a leader in raw materials and technology for coating systems. At NASCC: The Steel Conference, March 22-24 in San Antonio, Covestro will share its expertise related to protective coatings for steel bridges.

Ahren Olson, market manager, Corrosion Protection, Coatings, Adhesives & Specialties, Covestro LLC, will be part of a panel of industry experts discussing a number of topics in the “Coatings Track,” from 1:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. on Thursday, March 23. The “Coatings Track” was developed to provide bridge designers and engineers with valuable information on specifying coatings for steel bridges. By attending the entire session, attendees can earn 4.0 professional development hour credits. Topics that will be presented include:

  • “Protective Coatings and Coating Systems for New Bridges”
  • “Coating Specifications for New Structures and for Rehabilitating Existing Structures”
  • “Surface Preparation Methods and Industry Standards”
  • “Coating Application Methods and Industry Standards”
  • “Quality Assurance/Control Inspection and Industry Standards”


About Covestro LLC:

Covestro LLC is one of the leading producers of high-performance polymers in North America and is part of the global Covestro business with 2016 sales of EUR 11.9 billion. Covestro manufactures high-tech polymer materials and develops innovative solutions for products used in many areas of daily life. The main segments served are the automotive, electrical and electronics, construction, medical and sports and leisure industries. The Covestro group has 30 production sites around the globe and employed approximately 15,600 people at the end of 2016.

Find more information at www.covestro.com or www.coatings.covestro.com.

Covestro Contact:

Sarah Schade, Phone: +1 412 413 5843
Sarah.Schade@covestro.com

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