Huntsman Corporation (HUN) is a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals, focusing on various applications and industries. Founded in 1970 by Jon M. Huntsman, the company is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas, USA. Over the years, Huntsman has expanded its business through acquisitions, divestitures, and organic growth, becoming a leading player in the specialty chemicals industry.
Huntsman Corporation operates through four main business divisions:
- Polyurethanes: This division produces a range of polyurethane chemicals, including MDI (methylene diphenyl diisocyanate), polyols, and other system solutions. These products are used in various applications, such as insulation, automotive components, adhesives, coatings, and elastomers.
- Performance Products: This division focuses on the manufacture and marketing of amines, surfactants, maleic anhydride, and other specialty chemicals. These products are used in a variety of industries, including personal care, cleaning, lubricants, and fuel additives.
- Advanced Materials: This division specializes in the production of epoxy, acrylic, and polyurethane-based polymer products, which are used in aerospace, automotive, construction, electronics, and other industries. Key products include structural adhesives, composite materials, and encapsulants.
- Textile Effects: This division provides solutions for the textile industry, including chemicals, dyes, and inks used in the processing and finishing of textiles. Huntsman’s offerings in this segment help improve the performance, appearance, and sustainability of various textile products.
Huntsman Corporation is committed to innovation, sustainability, and environmental responsibility. The company invests in research and development to create new products, improve existing ones, and find more sustainable solutions for various industries. Huntsman operates manufacturing facilities, research centers, and sales offices worldwide, allowing it to serve customers in over 100 countries.