27 Feb 13
Huntsman Selects Quadra Chemicals to Market Gas Treating Products in the US
Huntsman Selects Quadra Chemicals to Market Gas Treating Products in the US

THE WOODLANDS, TX – Huntsman Performance Products, a division of Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN), today announced the selection of Quadra Chemicals as its distributor for marketing and sales of Huntsman’s gas treating products for certain US refinery customers located predominately over the northern half of North America.

The arrangement becomes effective March 1 and includes Huntsman's full line of gas treating products, particularly DIGLYCOLAMINE® (DGA®) agent and the JEFFTREAT® formulations for the refining industry.

Quadra Chemicals will provide marketing services, sales representation, customer service and logistics management for Huntsman.  Huntsman will continue to provide technical and analytical support in this arrangement.  Over the next six months Huntsman's sales and marketing team will be working with its contract customers on transitioning their requirements to Quadra.

Pat Holub, Huntsman’s global marketing and technical manager–gas treating, commented, “Quadra has been servicing our gas treating customers in Canada for over 20 years. We are confident that this new arrangement will help extend their efficient customer service and unparalleled market focus for the ultimate benefit of all affected US refinery customers.”

DIGLYCOLAMINE®, DGA® AND JEFFTREAT® are all registered trademarks of Huntsman Corporation or an affiliate thereof in one or more, but not all, countries.

About Huntsman:
Huntsman is a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals. Our 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 packag ing and, later, for rapid and integrated growth in petrochemicals, Huntsman has approximately 12,000 employees and operates from multiple locations worldwide. The Company had 2012 revenues of over $11 billion. For more information about Huntsman, please visit the company's website at

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