Huntsman is a global chemical company and is comprised of four divisions: Polyurethanes, Advanced Materials, Performance Products and Textile Effects. Each has extensive expertise in specific chemicals and technologies and leading positions in the markets they serve. It has more than 70 manufacturing, R&D and operations facilities in some 30 countries and employs some 9,000 people in four distinct business divisions, enriching the quality of life for people around the world.
It is a world leader in MDI-based polyurethanes and materials solutions such as adhesives, composites and formulation products. Its core competencies include the chemical synthesis of small molecule building blocks and polymers, as well as the processing and formulation of polymers to achieve optimal physical and chemical properties.
The company has the relevant know-how to utilise the chemical entities offered in the implementation of products and processes. Its facilities include synthesis and formulation laboratories supported by state of the art analytical and testing facilities.
Role in the project:
Huntsman’s activities in the ReSolute project will address the development of specific commercial applications for which Cyrene™ has proven to be a particularly high performing alternative to solvents harmful to human health (i.e., NMP, DMF and DMAc).