Makrolon® Polycarbonate for Luggage Case Study

Travel securely and in style

Luggage Made Lighter and More Secure Thanks to Covestro Polycarbonate

Luggage gets dragged through parking lots and airports, thrown into cars, dropped and smashed. That’s a lot of abuse to withstand, and some materials simply can’t hold up. Makrolon® polycarbonate from Covestro helps to keep your personal items protected and securely inside your luggage without adding additional weight.

OEM: Andiamo Luggage LLC 
Industry:Consumer Products 
Application: Luggage travel bag 
Product: Makrolon® polycarbonate

Full case study:

Download PDF

Lighter and more durable luggage makes traveling less of a hassle. To achieve this, travel goods manufacturer Andiamo Luggage teamed up with Covestro to develop a special polycarbonate plastic for suitcases.

This new Makrolon® polycarbonate grade debuts in Andiamo Luggage’s Pantera Collection.
The Covestro material is used for the hard, yet lightweight shell of the travel bag. Offering impressive design freedom and a wide range of color options, this plastic was a great fit for the luxurious and fashionable travel bag.

The polycarbonate systems imparts smooth-touch and scratch-resistant properties to the bag’s outer shell, setting it apart from other, similar materials. Thanks to Makrolon® polycarbonate, Andiamo Luggage is able to provide its customers with a lightweight, stylish and highly durable travel bag to accompany them wherever their travels take them.

The main properties of Makrolon® polycarbonate grades are:

  • High performance
  • Scratch resistance
  • Durability
  • Ability to be colored
  • Light weight
Register for more information
Forgot your password?
Feel free to contact us more »