Andiamo Luggage equips its new collection of luxury suitcases with scratch-resistant material
Leverkusen, Germany, 25-7-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Vacation is finally here! Just pack the bags and enjoy the summer. Heavy luggage, however, often makes travel an ordeal. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Bayer MaterialScience teamed up with the U.S.-based travel goods manufacturer Andiamo Luggage to develop a special plastic for suitcases that is particularly lightweight. And so robust that it provides excellent protection for the contents.The new Bayer plastic is now making its debut in the new Pantera Collection from Andiamo Luggage. The hard, yet lightweight shell of the luxurious travel bag is made of a Makrolon® brand polycarbonate. It can be shaped virtually at will and colored in a number of shades – just the thing for the fashionable design of the suitcases. This also makes it possible to fulfill individual requirements. The suitcase’s surfaces have a quality appearance and are soft and pleasant to the touch.
The plastic’s scratch resistance, however, is the greatest difference between it and other materials. The suitcases still look good even after many trips. The material even exceeds previous polycarbonate grades when it comes to this property. Given the outstanding durability, Andiamo Luggage offers a ten-year warranty on the suitcases. They are expected to be launched in August, and will make it noticeably easier to travel lightly.
About Bayer MaterialScience:
With 2013 sales of EUR 11.2 billion, Bayer MaterialScience is among the world’s largest polymer companies. Business activities are focused on the manufacture of high-tech polymer materials and the development of innovative solutions for products used in many areas of daily life. The main segments served are the automotive, electrical and electronics, construction and the sports and leisure industries. At the end of 2013, Bayer MaterialScience had 30 production sites and employed approximately 14,300 people around the globe. Bayer MaterialScience is a Bayer Group company.
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