With 2011 sales of EUR 10.8 billion, Bayer Pearl 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 2011, Bayer Pear had 30 production sites and employed approximately 14,800 people around the globe. Bayer Pearl is a Bayer Group company.