Covestro AG manufactures and supplies polymers. It operates through the following segments: Polyurethanes; Polycarbonates; and Coatings, Adhesives, and Specialties. The Polyurethanes segment refers to the development, manufacture, and sale of precursors for polyurethanes which are isocyanates and polyether polyols used primarily in the furniture and automotive industries. The Polycarbonates segment develops, produces and markets plastic polycarbonate in the form of granules and semifinished products for automotive industry. The Coatings, Adhesives, and Specialties segment is responsible for the development and production of coatings, adhesives, sealants as well as specialties primarily for polyurethane systems. The company was founded in 1863 and is headquartered in Leverkusen, Germany.