15 Sep 14
Huntsman to Present at CPI Polyurethanes 2014 Technical Conference

THE WOODLANDS, Texas – Huntsman Corporation’s (NYSE: HUN) Polyurethanes and Performance Products divisions will be presenting papers in several tracks at the Center for the Polyurethanes Industry’s (CPI) Polyurethanes 2014 Technical Conference in Dallas, Sept. 21 – 24.

The CPI conference’s mission is to provide polyurethanes industry leaders and professionals with an opportunity to learn about the latest research, technical developments and business issues affecting the global polyurethanes industry.

This year, Huntsman will be presenting in the following workshop and tracks:

  • Sunday, Sept. 21, 2:10 – 2:40 p.m.
    Toxicology and Medical in the Introduction to Environmental, Health and Safety (EH&S) Issues Relative to Diisocyanates Pre-Conference Workshop
    Presenter: Cynthia Graham, Ph.D., Huntsman Corporation
  • Tuesday, Sept. 23, 9:05 – 9:30 a.m.
    Aromatic Polyester Polyols with Pre- and Post-Consumer Content and Renewable Materials with Third Party Certification in the Construction Session Track
    Presenters: Les Yamato, Huntsman Polyurethanes
  • Tuesday, Sept. 23, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
    Customer Focused Safe Handling Considerations for Bulk MDI in the Best Practices for Transporting and Unloading MDI Session Track
    Presenter: Dave Kobe, Huntsman Polyurethanes
  • Wednesday, Sept. 24, 10:30 – 11:00 a.m.
    Determination of Aldehydes in Amine Catalysts in the Chemistry and Renewables Session Track
    Presenter: Bhajendra Barman, Ph.D., Huntsman Performance Products

Additionally, Huntsman will be sponsoring and/or participating in the following tracks:

  • Monday, Sept. 22, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
    Environment, Health and Safety: General Session Track (Sponsor)
    Vice Moderator: Cynthia Graham, Ph.D., Huntsman Corporation
  • Tuesda y, Sept. 23, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Coatings and Adhesives Session Track
    Moderator: Daniel Rosenvasser, Ph.D., Huntsman Polyurethanes
  • Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
    Environment, Health and Safety: Spray Polyurethane Foam Session Track (Sponsor)
    Vice Moderator: Cynthia Graham, Ph.D., Huntsman Corporation
  • Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
    Elastomers Session Track
    Vice Moderator: Huzeir Lekovic, Huntsman Polyurethanes
  • Wednesday, Sept. 24, 8:00 – 11:00 a.m.
    Chemistry and Renewables Session Track
    Vice Moderator: Robert Grigsby, Huntsman Performance Products

On all three days, Huntsman Polyurethanes will showcase its continuous commitment to product stewardship in booth 401; Huntsman Performance Products will display its catalysts for the polyurethanes industry in booth 403. Huntsman, along with fellow CPI Steering Committee members, will also co-sponsor the industry reception on Monday, Sept. 22.

“We are proud to be an ongoing supporter of The Center for the Polyurethanes Industry and honored to once again play a leading role in shaping this year’s conference,” said Steve Burns, Vice President, Americas, Huntsman Polyurethanes.        

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

Forward-Looking Statements:
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Eric Stebel, tel:  281-719-4602