Huntsman Polyurethanes Names ACS Distributors in Canada

August 13, 2019

Huntsman Polyurethanes Names ACS Distributors in Canada

The Woodlands, Texas - Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) today announced that Thames River Chemical (TRC) is now the primary distributor of Huntsman Polyurethanes’ RUBINATE® and SUPRASEC® MDI isocyanates and JEFFOL® polyols for the Canadian adhesives, coatings and specialties (ACS) markets.

Huntsman’s RUBINATE® and SUPRASEC® isocyanates are used extensively in the development of polyurethane, polyurea and hybrid coating systems, along with primers for use on various substrates. These products help enhance the processability and performance of coatings and primers, providing superior physical properties chemical resistance and durability.
When used with RUBINATE® and SUPRASEC® isocyanates, Huntsman’s JEFFOL® polyether polyols can help formulators develop a variety of tailor-made systems for the ACS markets.

“Huntsman is pleased to team-up with TRC, one of the leading chemical distributors in Canada. The agreement is a win-win for both companies, as it helps Huntsman expand our presence within the Canadian ACS markets, and allows TRC to offer a new line of polyurethane-based solutions to its customers,” said Daniel Rosenvasser, Commercial Manager, Adhesives, Coatings and Specialties, Huntsman Polyurethanes.

“TRC has teamed up with Huntsman Polyurethanes for the adhesives, coatings and specialties market in Canada. With Huntsman’s leading urethane technology complimented by TRC’s sales and logistics abilities, Canadian ACS customers will be provided with cutting edge urethane solutions for years to come,” said Paul Moreau, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Thames River Chemical.

RUBINATE®, SUPRASEC® and JEFFOL® are registered trademarks of Huntsman Corporation or an affiliate thereof in one or more, but not all, countries.

About Thames River Chemical (TRC):
Ontario, Canada-based TRC is a leading Canadian blender and distributor of chemicals used in
agriculture, coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomers, industrials cleaners, lubricants and oil and gas applications. As a member of Responsible Distribution Canada (RDC), TRC is committed to supplying our products in a safe and environmentally responsible manner. For more information, please visit

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. For more information about Huntsman, please visit the company's website at

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