27 Aug 14
Huntsman to have strong presence at UTECH Asia/PU China 2014


27 August 2014

Shanghai, China

Shanghai, China  – Huntsman, a global leader in MDI-based polyurethanes, will have a strong presence at Utech Asia / PU China 2014 event, to be held in Shanghai from 3 - 5 September.

Huntsman will present a selection of solutions that can support market and application opportunities arising across the Asia Pacific region.

“Huntsman and our partners announced the planned doubling of the upstream and downstream capabilities of Shanghai Lianheng Isocyanate Co., Ltd, (SLIC) and Huntsman Polyurethanes Shanghai Ltd. Co. (HPS) respectively in July. This will enable us to create more differentiated, custom made products and to provide the best service for the insulation, automotive, bedding, furniture, adhesives, coatings, elastomers and footwear markets. Utech Asia 2014 is an important event platform to demonstrate our commitment and support to the local and regional market, cementing the strong relationships our Asia Pacific team has with the existing customers, enhancing and reinforcing our reputation in the PU industry,” Vice President of Huntsman Polyurethanes Asia Pacific, Kenny Pan said.

Huntsman will have a stand (N1-40) and four technical papers will be presented by Huntsman Polyurethanes professionals. Polyurethanes Insulation Solutions for Cold Chain by Vincent Xing; Introduction of Polyurethane Pultrusion Technology by Barry Zhang; Novel MDI Slabstock Foam Technology for Bedding Applications by Yunshan Liu and Walter Wu; High Performance Waterproof Primer for Spray Foam Insulation by Yueping Dai.

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About Huntsman:

Huntsman Corporation is a publicly traded global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals with 2013 revenues of over $11 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 80 manufacturing and R&D facilities in 30 countries and employ approximately 12,000 associates within our 5 distinct business divisions.  For more information about Huntsman, please visit the company's website at

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