Huntsman Polyurethanes to Sponsor, Present and Exhibit at CPI Polyurethanes 2017 Technical Conference

September 28, 2017 
Huntsman Polyurethanes to Sponsor, Present and Exhibit at CPI Polyurethanes 2017 Technical Conference
Sessions to Address Environmental Health & Safety, Insulation, Footwear and More

THE WOODLANDS, Texas – Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) announced that its Polyurethanes division will be sponsoring and participating in several conference tracks at The Center for the Polyurethanes Industry’s (CPI) Polyurethanes 2017 Technical Conference, taking place Oct. 2 – 4 at the JW Marriott in New Orleans.

Keith Day, Executive Consultant and retired Vice President for Innovation and Technology, Huntsman Polyurethanes and current Chair of the CPI Steering Committee, will participate in the opening address. Additionally, members of Huntsman Polyurethanes and Huntsman Performance Products will participate in five presentations during the event.

  • Monday, October 2, 4:30 p.m., EHS Conference Track
    Medical Surveillance Practices for Potential Diisocyanate Exposure
    Cynthia Graham, Ph.D., Huntsman Polyurethanes 
  • Tuesday, October 3, 9:05 a.m., Construction Conference Track
    Emulsifiable MDI Binder in Wood Fiber Insulation Boards Comprising Aerogel Particles
    Thomas Joncheray, Huntsman Polyurethanes
  • Tuesday, October 3, 11:00 a.m., Construction Conference Track
    Low Temperature Thermal Performance of Polyisocyanurate Insulation
    Meredith Gregory, Huntsman Polyurethanes
  • Tuesday, October 3, 2:00 p.m., Global VOC Panel II Track
    Global Efforts on Reducing the Acetaldehyde Emission Emitting from PU Foam
    Frank Rodriguez, Huntsman Performance Products 
  • Tuesday, October 3, 4:00 p.m., CASE Renewables Track
    Novel MDI Prepolymers for Footwear Applications Containing Blowing Agents with Low Global Warming Potential
    Audreana Gallegos, Huntsman Polyurethanes

Additionally, Huntsman Polyurethanes will showcase its continuous commitment to product stewardship, handing out the updated “2017-2018 Huntsman Polyurethanes-Americas: Safe Handling and Use Toolkit” at display #216 in the exhibit hall, during all three days of the event.

“We are looking forward to participating in many aspects of this year’s conference, most importantly, sharing our product advancements and industry knowledge with other professionals in the polyurethanes space,” said Steve Burns, Vice President - Americas. “CPI is the biggest polyurethanes conference in the Americas and a go-to event to learn about the industry’s latest technologies and best practices.”

Huntsman will also be sponsoring the EHS track and co-sponsoring the industry reception on Monday, Oct. 2 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

This year will mark the 60th anniversary of the CPI conference and is expected to draw more than 1,000 industry professionals to New Orleans. The purpose of the event is to bring together industry leaders and experts from around the world to discuss and learn about the latest innovations and creative applications for polyurethane.

In February 2017, Huntsman Corp. joined the American Chemistry Council (ACC), the parent organization to CPI.

About Huntsman:
Huntsman Corporation is a publicly traded global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated and specialty chemicals with 2016 revenues of approximately $10 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 over 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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Eric Stebel