Bayer MaterialScience, one of the world's leading polymer producers, has launched INSQIN, a novel turnkey solution for a new generation of polyurethane (PU) coated fabrics. The launch marks a new chapter in the footwear and apparel sector, in which Bayer offers brand owners an integrated package of pure waterborne PU technology, material co-development and a certified manufacturer partner program for PU coated fabrics, fostering a new way of value chain collaboration.
PU technology is used to enhance and transform many of the fabrics that surround us. Every year, around 7 billion pairs of shoes, 2 billion bags and 1 billion garments are produced with PU leather and other PU coated fabrics. With pure waterborne PU technology and rich application expertise, Bayer MaterialScience inspires brand owners to explore new possibilities in the design and creation of "magical" PU coated fabrics with their INSQIN service portfolio.