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Huntsman Partners with Lintech

HUNTSMAN APPOINTS LINTECH FOR CAST SYSTEMS DISTRIBUTION IN NORTH AMERICA
The Woodlands, Texas 
– Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) today announced that its Elastomers team has signed an agreement with Lintech International LLC, to distribute its polyurethane-based DALTOCAST® hot cast elastomer systems. Lintech has been distributing Huntsman’s coatings and adhesive systems and components for the past nine years. 
Under the terms of the agreement, Lintech, a leading national distributor of specialty chemicals, will now distribute Huntsman’s hot cast systems in the Southern and Western regions of the United States.


“This agreement allows the Huntsman Elastomers team to leverage Lintech’s 37+ years of chemical product distribution experience. Now, we will be able to tap into hot cast elastomers markets, which we may not have reached otherwise,” says Alex Ziev, Americas Sales Portfolio Manager, Huntsman Elastomers.


“We are excited to strengthen our relationship with Huntsman. By combining Huntsman’s hot cast technology with Lintech’s strong distribution network in the U.S., we can strategically align our resources to expand and strengthen our customer reach and service to grow our target markets,” states Jay Downs, Director, Marketing and Business Development, Lintech.


Huntsman DALTOCAST® MDI-based hot-cast elastomer systems and CASTECH™ processing machines have been developed by the Elastomers team in Modena, Italy and in Auburn Hills, Michigan. These systems are used in many applications, including bumper pads, coated conveyor belts, gears, rollers and wheels. Hot cast elastomers are used in the automotive, rail, oil and gas, mining and steel industries, among others.