Huntsman Performance Products Announces Selection of Univar Solutions to Represent Polyurethane Additives Product Portfolio in the Americas

October 19, 2020

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, October 19, 2020 – Huntsman’s Performance Products division is pleased toannounce the appointment of Univar Solutions Inc. as its distributor for the Americas, representing the division’s portfolio of polyurethane additives into the polyurethane market. These specialty lines include the company’s JEFFADD® Aldehyde Scavenger and JEFFCAT® Catalyst product brands. 

With a high-level focus on reducing aldehyde, fogging, odor and volatile organic compound emissions, Huntsman Performance Products’ specialized JEFFADD® Aldehyde Scavenger and JEFFCAT® Catalyst technologies help to meet some of the most stringent emission specifications in the polyurethane industry. Uniting Univar Solutions’ distribution channel and Huntsman Performance Products’ expertise will enhance our customers’ efforts in developing low emission polyurethane systems.

Univar Solutions Inc., headquartered in Chicago, IL, will represent Huntsman Performance Products throughout the Americas region.

Commenting on this appointment, David Ming, Vice President of Huntsman’s Performance Products Americas business said, “We are excited to build on our existing partnership with Univar Solutions Inc. which will bring a first-class experience to our customers and help enable their success.” 

The distribution relationship is effective October 19, 2020.

About Huntsman:

Huntsman Corporation is a publicly traded global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated and specialty chemicals with 2019 revenues of approximately $7 billion.  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 70 manufacturing, R&D and operations facilities in approximately 30 countries and employ approximately 9,000 associates within our four distinct business divisions. For more information about Huntsman, please visit the company's website at

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Nancy Turner
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