22 Sep 15
Huntsman Polyurethanes to Present at CPI Polyurethanes 2015 Technical Conference

Sessions to Address Sleep Comfort, Automotive Foam Systems and More

Sept. 22, 2015
The Woodlands, Texas

THE WOODLANDS, Texas - Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) announced that its Polyurethanes Division will be sponsoring and participating in several tracks at The Center for the Polyurethanes Industry’s (CPI) Polyurethanes 2015 Technical Conference, taking place Oct. 5–7 at the Gaylord Palms Resort in Orlando, Fla.

The mission of the CPI conference is to provide polyurethanes industry leaders and professionals with an opportunity to learn about the latest research, technical developments and business issues affecting the global polyurethanes industry.

This year, Huntsman will be sponsoring and/or participating in the following tracks:

  • Monday, Oct. 5, at 2:30 p.m.
    Flexible Foams: “Benchmarking Sleep Comfort for Bedding Industry”
    Presenter: Yun-Shan Liu
    Room: Miami 1-3
  • Tuesday, Oct. 6, at 4 p.m.
    Automotive: “New, Non-Separating, Low Tg, Molded Viscoelastic Foam System”
    Presenter: Evan Cheolas
    Room: Sun 3-4
  • Tuesday, Oct. 6, at 4 p.m.
    Chemistry & Fundamentals: “Some Interactions of Isocyanates and Polyurethanes with Metal Surfaces”
    Presenter: Chris Phanopoulos
    Room: Sun 5-6

Huntsman’s David Shieh and Matt Nguyen will be presenting “TEROL Polyols for HFO Blowing Agents" as part of the CPI’s poster session. Additionally, Huntsman Polyurethanes will showcase its continuous commitment to product stewardship, highlighting the release of the “2015-2016 Huntsman Polyurethanes-Americas: Safe Handling and Use Toolkit” at Booth 401, during all three days of the event. Huntsman, along with fellow CPI Steering Commit tee members, will also co-sponsor the industry reception on Monday, Oct. 5.

“CPI is widely regarded as an advocate for promoting new developments and market applications in polyurethanes technology," said Steve Burns, Vice President Americas, Huntsman Polyurethanes. "We are very pleased to be playing such a significant role in this year's conference and doing our part to advance the polyurethanes industry.”

TEROL® is a registered trademark of Huntsman International LLC.

About Huntsman:
Huntsman Corporation is a publicly traded global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals with 2014 revenues of approximately $13 billion including the acquisition of Rockwood’s performance additives and titanium dioxide businesses. Our chemical products number in the thousands and are sold worldwide to manufacturers serving a broad and diverse range of consumer and industrial end markets.  We operate more than 100 manufacturing and R&D facilities in more than 30 countries and employ approximately 16,000 associates within our 5 distinct business divisions.  For more information about Huntsman, please visit the company's website at

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