Univar Solutions, a global chemical and ingredient distributor and provider of value-added services, announced that it has been appointed as a distributor for Huntsman’s Performance Products division’s portfolio of polyurethane additives, specifically for the Americas polyurethane market.
Huntsman Corporation is a publicly traded global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated and specialty chemicals.
The company’s specialty lines include the JEFFADD Aldehyde Scavenger and JEFFCAT Catalyst product brands, which are used extensively in the production of polyurethane foams, coatings, adhesives, elastomers and high-modulus castings for the automotive, refrigeration, furniture and bedding, as well as building and construction markets.
“We’re very excited to represent Huntsman’s portfolio of polyurethane additives throughout the Americas as our network, digital technology, technical expertise, and market knowledge is expected to help customers’ efforts with developing low-emission polyurethane systems for better sustainability profiles,” said Nick Powell, president, Specialty Chemicals and Ingredients for Univar Solutions.
With a high-level focus on reducing aldehyde, fogging, and volatile organic compound emissions, Huntsman Performance Products’ specialized JEFFADD Aldehyde Scavenger and JEFFCAT Catalyst technologies help meet some of the most stringent emission specifications in the polyurethane industry.
Additionally, Univar Solutions features polyurethane centers of excellence through a global network of solutions centers with resources dedicated to its new Industrial Solutions vertical market approach for the coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomers segments.
“We are excited to build on our existing partnership with Univar Solutions, which will bring a first class experience to our customers and help enable their success,” added David Ming, VP of Huntsman’s Performance Products Americas business, said,