Huntsman to Showcase Polyurethane Systems Innovations at the CPI 2019 Technical Conference

October 4, 2019
The Woodlands, Texas

THE WOODLANDS, Texas — Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) today announced that its Polyurethanes division will be promoting its MDI-based systems innovations at this year’s Center for the Polyurethanes Industry’s (CPI) 2019 Technical Conference, October 7-9, at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, Orlando, Fla.

At booths 309/311, attendees can learn more about Huntsman’s award-winning systems technologies, and about its JEFFOL® polyether polyols and TEROL® aromatic polyester polyols, all of which are ideal for downstream market applications, including spray polyurethane foam, insulated metal panels, boardstock, entry doors, automotive seats and interiors, furniture, bedding and much more.

In addition, Huntsman Performance Products will showcase JEFFADD® AS-76, a new aldehyde scavenger for the automotive market, and JEFFCAT® LE-30/LE-30A, a new low emission catalyst for the furniture, bedding and spray foam insulation markets.

“Huntsman is pleased once again to be taking part in CPI. Our innovative MDI-based systems can be used in thousands of downstream polyurethanes applications, ranging from insulation and coatings to automotive seating and footwear,” said Jan Buberl, Vice President – Americas, Huntsman Polyurethanes. “Over the past seven years, Huntsman, and its subsidiary Demilec, have been recognized three times as finalist and twice as winners of the CPI Innovation Award. Our team is excited to share our latest innovations with the industry and our customers.”

Huntsman representatives will also be presenting in five sessions during the CPI conference program:

Blowing Agents
Monday, Oct. 7, 2:00 – 5:00 pm
Catalyst Solutions for Next Generation Blowing Agents
Matthew Meredith, Huntsman Performance Products

Environment, Health & Safety Workshop
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2:00 – 5:00 pm
Dr. Cynthia Graham, Huntsman Polyurethanes

Global Automotive Panel Part 2
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2:00 – 5:00 pm
Continued Developments in Reducing the Formaldehyde and Acetaldehyde Content in PU Foam
Frank Rodriguez, Huntsman Performance Products
Rigid Foam
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2:00 – 5:00 pm
Decoupling the Glass Transition Temperature and Compressive Strength in the Development and Optimization of Rigid Polyurethane Foams
Lifeng Wu, Sachi Singh, Huntsman Polyurethanes 

Automotive 2: Improved Methodology in Hardness/Durability Testing
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 8:00 – 11:00 am
In Search of a Best in Class Test Method for Automotive Seating Bolsters
Evan Cheolas, Huntsman Polyurethanes

In addition, Huntsman is sponsoring two session tracks on Monday and Wednesday, and the closing awards luncheon:

• Environment, Health & Safety Issues, Monday, Oct. 7, 2:00 – 5:00 pm;
• Spray Foam, Wednesday, Oct. 9, 8:00 – 11:00 am; and the
• Closing Awards Luncheon, Oct. 9, 11:30 – 1:30 pm

JEFFADD®, JEFFCAT®, JEFFOL® and TEROL® are registered trademarks of Huntsman Corporation or an affiliate thereof.

About Huntsman:
Huntsman Corporation is a publicly traded global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated and specialty chemicals with 2018 revenues more than $9 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 75 manufacturing, R&D and operations facilities in approximately 30 countries and employ approximately 10,000 associates within our four distinct business divisions.

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Eric Stebel
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