Covestro

Covestro is one of the largest polymer companies in the world. Its business focuses on the manufacture of high performance materials and the development of innovative solutions for products used in many areas of daily life. The company has two production centers in Spain, located in Tarragona and Barcelona (Zona Franca).

Covestro’s headquarters in Spain is located in La Canonja (Tarragona) and counts with a MDI plant, dedicated to the production of isocyanates, and a System House, specialized in the manufacture and sale of polyurethane systems, which covers several European markets, North Africa and Latin America. In Tarragona the company operates as an industrial park, where it shares facilities with other companies to which it offers services such as energy supply, infrastructure and environment and safety facilities.

The site located in Barcelona is focused on the manufacturing of resins for all industrial sectors and has recently added a new production line for polyurethane dispersions for coatings for textiles, fabrics and specialised sectors.

Project information

Covestro S. L. wants to offer students of the Master's Degree in Chemical Engineering at the Universitat Rovira i Virgili the possibility to carry out an internship, as well as the Master's thesis, in its industrial facilities in Tarragona and Barcelona.

Covestro is among the world leaders in the production of high technology polymers as well as solutions with application in various areas of daily life. At Covestro, we recognize the great value of knowledge. Therefore, we offer a competitive project in a multinational environment, along with other excellent possibilities of personal development.

At Covestro, the internship will feature real case studies of the company. The range of topics goes from the development and improvement of productive Processes, to studies to improve the efficiency of the energy, including also various environmental, safety or management topics. For Example: Maintenance Management in Process Facilities, designing and defining strategies, a study of the causes, performing an analysis of mistakes and reliability studies of equipment and facilities.

The Covestro experience will be combining office work with field work, integrated in a multidisciplinary team, that will provide the necessary support to achieve both the student’s and the company’s goals. The student will be in contact with external technicians and internal staff from other departments of the company, both national and international. Therefor we require competent and proficient English skills and the expertise of other languages will also be considered.

Contacta amb nosaltres

Covestro
Poligono Petroquimico
Sur de Tarragona (acceso por Vial dels Prats) Aptdo 76
43110 La Canonja (Tarragona)

Verena Wendelberger: comunicacionspain@covestro.com