The Woodlands, TX – Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) announced today the launch of its new, low foaming product, SURFONAMINE® MW 781 amine for metalworking. MW 781 has distinctive amine and surfactant properties, making it multifunctional in an industry not traditionally populated with such products.
SURFONAMINE® MW 781 amine has a high reserve alkalinity, surfactant characteristics, extreme low foaming properties and can be used as a coupling agent.
“Very seldom do you have a product that that has both amine and surfactant characteristics,” states David Hester, Global Business Director, Resources, Fuels & Lubricants. “With our innovative SURFONAMINE® MW 781 low foaming amine, we are meeting a technical need in the metalworking market while providing a product that also has multifunctional properties.”
Huntsman is a global manufacturer and marketer of commodity and differentiated chemicals. Its operating companies manufacture basic products for a variety of global industries including chemicals, plastics, automotive, aviation, footwear, paints and coatings, construction, technology, agriculture, health care, textiles, detergent, personal care, furniture, appliances and packaging. Originally known for pioneering innovations in packaging, and later, rapid and integrated growth in petrochemicals, Huntsman has 11,300 employees, 62 operations in 22 countries and had 2004 revenues of $11.5 billion.
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