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Univar to Distribute Huntsman Catalysts

Huntsman Appoints Univar Solutions as Distributor of Polyurethane Additives Portfolio in the Americas

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News provided by Univar Solutions Inc.

Nov 02, 2020, 16:30 ET

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Nov. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Univar Solutions Inc. (NYSE: UNVR) (“Univar Solutions” or “the Company”), a global chemical and ingredient distributor and provider of value-added services, announced today that it has been appointed distributor of Huntsman’s Performance Products division’s portfolio of polyurethane additives into the Americas polyurethane market. These 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.

Huntsman Appoints Univar Solutions as Distributor of Polyurethane Additives Portfolio in the Americas

“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, odor 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. And 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.

David Ming, vice president of Huntsman’s Performance Products Americas business, said, “We are excited to build on our existing partnership with Univar Solutions Inc. which will bring a first class experience to our customers and help enable their success.”