Huntsman Appoints Lintech for Hot Cast Systems Distribution in North America
THE WOODLANDS, Texas – Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) today announced that its Elastomers team has signed an agreement with Lintech International LLC, to distribute its polyurethane-based DALTOCAST® hot cast elastomer systems. Lintech has been distributing Huntsman’s coatings and adhesive systems and components for the past nine years.
Under the terms of the agreement, Lintech, a leading national distributor of specialty chemicals, will now distribute Huntsman’s hot cast systems in the Southern and Western regions of the United States.
“This agreement allows the Huntsman Elastomers team to leverage Lintech’s 37+ years of chemical product distribution experience. Now, we will be able to tap into hot cast elastomers markets, which we may not have reached otherwise,” says Alex Ziev, Americas Sales Portfolio Manager, Huntsman Elastomers.
“We are excited to strengthen our relationship with Huntsman. By combining Huntsman’s hot cast technology with Lintech’s strong distribution network in the U.S., we can strategically align our resources to expand and strengthen our customer reach and service to grow our target markets,” states Jay Downs, Director, Marketing and Business Development, Lintech.
Huntsman DALTOCAST® MDI-based hot-cast elastomer systems and CASTECH™ processing machines have been developed by the Elastomers team in Modena, Italy and in Auburn Hills, Michigan. These systems are used in many applications, including bumper pads, coated conveyor belts, gears, rollers and wheels. Hot cast elastomers are used in the automotive, rail, oil and gas, mining and steel industries, among others.
About Lintech International:
Lintech International LLC is a leading national specialty chemical distributor of resins, monomers, additives, pigments and performance minerals. Since 1983, Lintech has partnered with world-class suppliers to meet the needs of customers in a wide variety of markets, including agriculture, coatings, inks, plastics, rubber, adhesives, and composites. Lintech is ISO 9001:2015 certified, a proud member of NACD Responsible Distribution®, a certified Women’s Business Enterprise, and C-TPAT verified through U.S. Customs for a secure international supply chain. With 13 regional warehouses, Lintech provides excellent service to customers nationwide.
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 www.huntsman.com.
DALTOCAST® and CASTECH™ are trademarks of Huntsman Corporation or an affiliate thereof. NACD Responsible Distribution® is a registered trademark of The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD).
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