Dr Mathias Matner

Head of Sustainability and Advocacy, Coatings and Adhesives



Mathias Matner studied Chemistry at the Universities of Würzburg and Erlangen/Nürnberg where he also received a PhD in Organic Chemistry.

In 1998 he started his industrial career in which he focused for many years on R&D and application development for adhesives, sealants and coatings using PU technologies. Since 2019 he leads the Sustainability and Advocacy groups for Coatings and Adhesives in Covestro.

Presentation Abstract

Mass balancing from the perspective of the raw material producers

With the transition to a circular economy, the use of non-fossil raw materials is gaining more and more importance for the chemical industry. In this context high transparency standards for the handling of raw materials and the resulting products are demanded. We will explain how mass balancing was introduced at Covestro and will show the possibilities and implications that mass balancing as a chain-of-custody model presents for the chemical industry and thus for downstream users.

Presentation Time

Master Class - Transitioning to sustainable raw materials: the mass balance approach

Friday, 15 September 2023, 08:45 - 09:10

FEICA Conference