About Huntsman

Enriching Lives Through Innovation

Huntsman embraces the entrepreneurial spirit of our founder, Jon Huntsman, and his core values of honesty, integrity, respect and responsibility.

For 50 years, our employees have been using science and ingenuity to create innovations that play a critical role in the everyday lives of many millions of people.

As a global chemicals company, Huntsman’s work forms the building blocks for countless consumer and industrial products that are part of your everyday life.

Our employees are united around a common goal: enriching lives through innovation.

Our Business Divisions

Huntsman is comprised of three divisions, each of which has in-depth expertise in specific chemistries and technologies and leading positions in the markets they serve.


Polyurethanes is a leading global producer of MDI-based polyurethanes focused on formulating innovative, differentiated products for key downstream markets, including energy-saving insulation, lightweighting and performance materials for automotive, comfort foam for bedding and furniture, protective coatings, adhesives, and elastomers for footwear.

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Advanced Materials

Advanced Materials provides specialty epoxy, acrylic and polyurethane-based polymer resin systems and adhesive products, which are replacing traditional materials in aircraft, automobiles and electrical power transmission. These products are also used in coatings, construction materials, circuit boards and sports equipment.

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Performance Products

Performance Products offers products that provide useful properties in everyday items people want and need. Our leading global positions in the manufacture and sale of amines, maleic anhydride and carbonates enable us to serve diverse consumer and industrial end markets, including energy, automotive and transportation, coatings and adhesives, building and construction, electronics and industrial manufacturing.

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Providing Solutions to Customers’ Challenges

We work in deep partnership with our customers to create solutions that help make people’s lives more sustainable, effective, and comfortable. Our products are used in a diverse range of consumer and industrial end markets, including aerospace, automotive and transportation, building and construction, energy, as well as textiles and footwear.

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Discover our global presence

We operate more than 60 manufacturing, research and development, and operations facilities in approximately 25 countries and employ approximately 6,000 associates.  Our global headquarters is in The Woodlands, Texas, just north of Houston.  

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Enabling a Sustainable World

We see chemistry as a means of solving some of the most pressing societal challenges of our time. Guided by our support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and coupled with care for our neighbors, we create products and innovations to help meet the world’s growing demands for food, water, energy and opportunity. Learn about our journey to become a more sustainable business.

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Huntsman’s History

The Huntsman Corporation was initially founded as the Huntsman Container Corporation in 1970 by Jon Huntsman. Our company has grown through a series of acquisitions (with some divestitures). We went public on the New York Stock Exchange in February 2005. Read more about our history and growth over the decades.

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Help inspire our innovations

The ingenuity and commitment of our employees drives innovations across a wide array of markets and applications, enriching the lives of millions of people across the world. Our people-centered company offers incredible opportunities for those prepared to take responsibility for their future. Get started today!