Huntsman to Present and Exhibit at UTECH Las Americas in Mexico
Huntsman Polyurethanes and Performance Products to highlight broad mix of offerings
March 30, 2017
The Woodlands, Texas – Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) announced that its Polyurethanes and Performance Products divisions will be presenting and exhibiting at UTECH Las Americas, April 4-6, at Centro Banamex in Mexico City, Mexico.
UTECH Las Americas brings together companies and experts from North, Central and South America to network; share industry knowledge; best practices and see the latest products, services and technologies in the polyurethanes industry. The event is located in Mexico, which is a growing market for the polyurethanes industry.
“With Huntsman’s deep roots across the Americas region, with sites stretching from Canada all the way to Argentina, we are excited to showcase the MDI-based urethane solutions at this first time event,” said Luis Arcos, General Manager, Mexico, Huntsman Polyurethanes. “UTECH Las Americas provides a great platform for sharing knowledge and innovations in the polyurethanes industry. Our dedicated team in Mexico is ready to provide the customer support and technical expertise to our customer throughout the region.”
Polyurethanes solutions and technologies on display include polyurethane-based solutions for the automotive, insulation, construction, footwear insulated metal panel, bedding and furniture markets. Representative will be on-hand to discuss solutions for the hot-cast elastomers market from Huntsman Tecnoelastomeri.
Huntsman’s Performance Products will showcase the division’s broad range of JEFFCAT® Amine Catalysts and the new JEFFADD® Aldehyde Scavenger product line for polyurethane applications within the automotive, boardstock, insulation, construction, bedding and spray polyurethane foam (SPF) markets. These products help reduce the volatile organic compounds (VOC), fog and aldehyde emissions in polyurethane applications, in order to achieve the most stringent specifications set forth by these industries.
“UTECH Las Americas is the ideal place to showcase Huntsman’s innovative catalyst technologies to industry leaders across the western hemisphere,” explained Gabriela Herrera, General Manager, Mexico, Huntsman Performance Products. “We are very pleased to have the opportunity to exhibit and present at this year’s conference.”
Huntsman associates will also present at two conference seminars:
• Tuesday, April 4, 1:00 – 1:30 pm
Combining Low VOC and Fog Emissions with Formaldehyde Reduction
Presenter: Frank Rodriguez, Huntsman Performance Products
• Wednesday, April 5, 1:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Technological advances for MDI-based Hot Cast Elastomer Systems and Machines for Processing Hot Cast Polyurethane Elastomers
Presenter: Bernie D. Dipietrantonio, Huntsman Polyurethanes
JEFFCAT® and JEFFADD® are registered trademarks of Huntsman Corporation or an affiliate thereof in one or more, but not all, countries.
Huntsman Corporation is a publicly traded global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated 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 100 manufacturing and R&D facilities in approximately 30 countries and employ approximately 15,000 associates within our five (5) distinct business divisions including the Pigments and Additives division that we intend to spin-off as Venator Materials Corporation. For more information about Huntsman, please visit the company's website at www.huntsman.com.
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