19 May 11
Surfactant Scientists from Huntsman to Present at CESIO 2011
8th World Surfactant Congress and Business Convention, 6-8 June 2011, Vienna, Austria

EVERBERG, Belgium – Surfactant experts from Huntsman Performance Products will travel to Vienna in early June to participate in CESIO 2011 – the 8th World Surfactant Congress and Business Convention.

Sharing insights from the cutting edge of surface science, the Huntsman team will give three papers at CESIO.

George Smith, Technical Director Americas for Huntsman Performance Products will present two scientific papers: “Methyl Ester Ethoxylates: Physical Chemistry and Performance Properties” and “Alkyl Polyglyceride Surfactants”.

Professor T. Tadros, Consultant, and David Ross, Technical Director for Huntsman Performance Products for Europe will discuss: “The Selection of Dispersants for Stabilization of Suspensions”.

Two additional poster session presentations will also be given on: “RPE Surfactants: An Eco-Friendly Alternative to Nonylphenol Ethoxylates” and “New Water Soluble Isethionates”.

Huntsman Performance Products is a leading global supplier of nonionic, anionic, cationic, amphoteric and polymeric surfactants. The company’s extensive range of surface-active agents are used as essential ingredients across a broad spectrum of applications, including beauty and personal care, home care, I & I, textiles, agrochemicals and construction – bringing functional effects to liquid, cream, gel, powder, spray, emulsion and lubricant products.

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About Huntsman:
Huntsman is a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals. Its operating companies manufacture products for a variety of global industries, including chemicals, plastics, automotive, aviation, textiles, footwear, paints and coatings, construction, technology, agriculture, health care, detergent, personal care, furniture, appliances and packaging. Originally known for pioneering innovations in packaging and, later, for rapid and integrated growth in petrochemicals, Huntsman today has approximately 12,000 employees and operates from multiple locations worldwide. The Company had 2010 revenues of over $9 billion. For more information about Huntsman, please visit the company’s website at

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Michael Scharf 
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