Milestones

2015

2015

Doubled production capacity

In May 2015 Coveme installed two new production lines in its plant in Zhangjiagang ( Shanghai ), which doubled the production capacity, reaching now 18 GW / h .
In parallel, again at the Chinese plant, the cutting department was doubled and a new R & D lab was established: under the leadership of  skilled Italian technicians, the lab will take tests, analysis and develop new products in full autonomy.

 

2013

2013

Launch of backsheet-backcontact

Coveme has recently developed a new highly innovative laminate. It features a flexible electronic circuit printed according to the customer’s pattern and functions as a conductive element between the cells.
Backcontact represents the beginning of a new technological era in the photovoltaics industry.

2011

2011

Opening of backsheet manufacturing plant in Cina

In order to satisfy the growing demand of the Asian photovoltaic market, in November 2011 Coveme successfully opens its new production site in Zhanjiagang 200km north of Shanghai, China.

2010

2010

Achieved leadership in the Backsheet market

The company expands its production in Europe and Asia and becomes the biggest backsheet manufacturer worldwide.

2009

2009

Number 1 in fluoropolymer free backsheet manufacturing

Coveme’s fluoropolyer free dyMat PYE® backsheet sets a new standard in the solar panel manufacturing industry where up to then mainly fuoropolymer backsheets were
being employed  

2007

2007

Developed new PET high grade substrate (dyMat PYE)

The international photovoltaic market expands rapidly and Coveme serves this trend by adding a new Pet based material to its dyMat backsheet range

2006

2006

Developed substrate for durable labels

Coveme develops further its substrates for facestock adding
a new material for laser print and high durability.

2004

2004

Developed Transfer release Films (KTR)

Coveme develops a special release coated Pet film for the screen print of transfer images. This material sets a new standard in the screen print market which up to then used paper substrates.

2003

2003

Developed cu/al laminate for smart labels

Coveme starts the production of substrates for RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) antennas, and launches them worldwide

2002

2002

Developed substrate for Blood Glucose Sensor

Multinational players in the medical sector choose Coveme’s know-how in converting Pet film for the development of substrates for the manufacturing of biosensor strips

2000

2000

Developed substrate for Airbags Sensors

Coveme’s expansion on an international level leads to a collaboration with other European companies for the development of specific materials for the automotive market

1999

1999

Start up of OPA trading business

Coveme adds Nylon to the range of its flexible packaging materials founded in 1984

1998

1998

Development of the first dyMat® backsheet for solar panels

Coveme develops and launches on the Italian market its first backsheet, a laminate employed for the back protection of solar panels

1996

1996

Gorizia facility opened: heat stabilization line installed

In order to meet the increase in demand, Coveme invests in a new production site capable to satisfy the needs of international clientel.

1994

1994

Entered in laser/inkjet printed label market

Coveme’s film converting process becomes more complex and sophisticated and the company develops new coatings for printing systems.

1991

1991

TCA treatment line installed

Coveme’s R&D department develops a process for the chemical treatment of the polyester film surface. Thanks to this valued added, the film has a superior performance and can be employed in various industries.

1984

1984

Start up of PET trading business for Flex Pack

Thanks to its experience gained over the years, Coveme satisfies the need of the European market by supplying polyester film imported from India and Korea.

1976

1976

Start production of flexible laminates NOMEX

The electrical insulation market asks for more complex materials and the manufacturing of laminates
on an industrial scale begins.

1970

1970

Appointed by Dupont as NOMEX distributor

Thanks to its successful penetration of the market, DuPont assigns Coveme the responsibility for the distribution of Nomex® in Italy.

1965

1965

Founded as insulation material distributor

The company’s activities are focused on the regional demand for insulation materials and accessories.