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.
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.
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.
Achieved leadership in the Backsheet market
The company expands its production in Europe and Asia and becomes the biggest backsheet manufacturer worldwide.
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
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
Developed substrate for durable labels
Coveme develops further its substrates for facestock adding
a new material for laser print and high durability.
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.
Developed cu/al laminate for smart labels
Coveme starts the production of substrates for RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) antennas, and launches them worldwide
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
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
Start up of OPA trading business
Coveme adds Nylon to the range of its flexible packaging materials founded in 1984
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Founded as insulation material distributor
The company’s activities are focused on the regional demand for insulation materials and accessories.