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The Waterborne Symposium

Environmentally Friendly Coating Technologies

Mission Statement:

To administer the preeminent educational/technical forum in the United States directed to the science and technology of surface coatings and  to provide revenue to support and advance the School of Polymers and High Performance Materials at The University of Southern Mississippi.

MEET SOME OF THE STUDENTS SUPPORTED BY YOUR PARTICIPATION

Peter Schmitt

Field Technical Service Manager - Coatings, Adhesives, and Specialties Group Covestro

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Pete is a Field Technical Service Manager in the Coatings, Adhesives and Specialties group at Covestro serving the west and mid-west area. He holds a BS in Chemistry from West Liberty State College. Pete has a MS degree in Colloids, Polymers and Surfaces from Carnegie-Mellon University. He has 36 Years of experience in the Coatings Industry, including laboratory development, pilot plant scale up, production support, product stewardship, R&D management and technical service. Most of this experience is in the area of aqueous polyurethane dispersions. Pete holds 14 US patents.

Address:  Covestro LLC, 1 Covestro Circle, Pittsburgh, PA 15205

Phone: 412-413-2586

Title: Formulating Polyurethane Coatings (Introduction to Coatings Formulation); The Use of Waterborne Polyurethanes in High Performance Coatings (Reformulating to Waterborne Coatings); High Performance 2-Component Waterborne Polyurethanes (Reformulating to Waterborne Coatings)


Covestro LLC is one of the leading producers of high-performance polymers in North America and is part of the global Covestro business. 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 and sports and leisure industries. The Covestro group has 30 production sites around the globe and employed approximately 14,200 people at the end of 2014. Covestro is a Bayer Group company.