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Huntsman Appoints Western Region Distributor for TPUs

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) of The Woodlands, TX today announced the appointment of Calsak Corporation of Los Angeles, CA as western region distributor for a range of Huntsman's thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPUs).

Calsak, which has been in the resins distribution, color concentrates and purging compounds business for more than 35 years, will distribute Huntsman's Irogran(R) and Irostic(R) TPUs in the injection molding, technical extrusion and adhesive markets.

This appointment is the latest step in Huntsman's drive to optimize service and logistics for North American customers.

The western region comprises Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming and Tijuana, Mexico.

    For further information, please contact:

    Paola Palma Faoro
    Account Manager
    Huntsman Polyurethanes
    (281) 719-4892 office


    Yuji Sakai
    Business Manager
    Calsak Corporation
    (310) 715-7100

Huntsman is a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals. Its operating companies manufacture products for a variety of global industries, including chemicals, plastics, automotive, aviation, textiles, footwear, paints and coatings, construction, technology, agriculture, health care, detergent, personal care, furniture, appliances and packaging. Originally known for pioneering innovations in packaging and, later, for rapid and integrated growth in petrochemicals, Huntsman today has 14,000 employees and over 75 operations in 24 countries. The Company had 2005 revenues of $13 billion.

Irogran(R) and Irostic(R) are registered trademarks of Huntsman Corporation or an affiliate thereof in one or more, but not all, countries.

SOURCE Huntsman Corporation

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