22 Aug 05
Huntsman returns to Eurocoat with new ideas

Eurocoat, 27-29 September 2005, Lyon, France
Huntsman Stand C12 / Hall 6 .0

To see the latest innovative developments in adhesive and coating materials, companies should head to the Huntsman stand (Stand C12 / Hall 6.0) at Eurocoat 2005.   

Huntsman is returning once again to Eurocoat, the international exhibition and congress for the paint, pigment, printing ink, varnish, glue and adhesives industries, to showcase the latest technologies from its Advanced Materials and Polyurethanes divisions. 

Huntsman Polyurethanes is using the event to launch two new additions to its extensive SUPRASEC® MDI range, which have been developed to improve liquid stability and to allow easier material management, helping to facilitate storage conditions and reduce costs for the manufacturers of adhesives, coatings and elastomer systems.

Huntsman Advanced Materials will be demonstrating its new range of low emission hardeners, developed to meet the latest environmental requirements for floorings employed in the field of civil engineering and promote its on-going partnership with global distributor Omya.

Huntsman Polyurethanes is one of the world’s leading producers of diphenylmethane-diisocyanate (MDI), a core ingredient in the manufacture of polyurethane, the most versatile of any group of plastics. Polyurethanes contribute to improved living standards through essential applications in the home, at the workplace, throughout industry, services and in the leisure sector. Polyurethanes are used to produce energy-saving insulation in the construction industry, refrigeration insulation, automotive seating and interiors, furniture cushioning, footwear, composite wood products, thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPU) and adhesives, coatings and elastomers (ACE) markets.

Huntsman Advanced Materials is a leading global manufacturer and marke ter of advanced epoxy resins, adhesives, coating systems, electrical insulating materials, printed circuit board technology, tooling materials and structural composites. The division services end use markets that include the aerospace, automotive, construction, telecommunications, electrical and electronics, recreation and appliance industries.


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Notes to editors
Huntsman is a leading global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated and commodity chemicals. Huntsman’s operating companies manufacture basic products for a variety of global industries including chemicals, plastics, automotive, aviation, footwear, paints and coatings, construction, technology, agriculture, health care, textiles, detergent, personal care, furniture, appliances and packaging.  Originally known for pioneering innovations in packaging, and later, rapid and integrated growth in petrochemicals, Huntsman today has revenues of $11.5 billion, 11,300 employees and 62 operations in 22 countries. The world's most significant and essential industries rely on Huntsman businesses to manufacture basic products for a variety of end-use applications.

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Press office details
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