Huntsman has pioneered the development of polyurethane binders and adhesives for the manufacture of composite wood products. Our commitment to this exciting and fast-growing market remains true.
We have a successful history of developing new products, services and technologies that are focused on supporting our customers in achieving their strategic goals.
Our aim remains to be the partner of choice in the composite wood industry by providing customers with the highest levels of service and innovation.
Dedicated application specialists Our dedicated experts provide front-line technical support where needed.
We offer assistance from the initial design phase through to the optimization of established manufacturing plants.
Through continuous innovation we are able to offer a full package of solutions to customers in the different wood binding applications such as oriented strand board (OSB), medium density fibreboard (MDF), particle board (PB) and wood fibre insulation board (WFIB).
In combination with our range of release agents, we are capable of finding the best fit for your specific production line.
Industrial hygiene expertise Continuous improvement in environment, health and safety performance is highly important for a leading international company such as Huntsman.
We were an original signatory to the Responsible Care Guiding Principles and we actively support the ‘Walk the Talk’ program from ISOPA (the European diisocyanate and polyols producers association).
Huntsman has its own team of industrial hygiene specialists to help customers, as appropriate, attain a safe production environment.
Oriented strand board (OSB) and MDI – A winning combination Huntsman is a leading resin manufacturer for the OSB market and OSB is the fastest growing application in the wood binding industry. OSB, produced to the EN 300 standard, is an engineered wood structural panel that is rapidly gaining popularity.
OSB applications include:
Timber frame construction
Hoarding and barriers, shutters and fences
Furniture manufacture, not only as decorative furniture but also to reduce thickness and weight of furniture components (chair seats and backs, furniture frames, desk tops under lamination)
Fair and shopfittings, for both structural and decorative components
Huntsman is a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals. Its operating companies manufacture products for a variety of global industries, including chemicals, plastics, automotive, aviation, textiles, footwear, paints and coatings, construction, technology, agriculture, health care, detergent, personal care, furniture, appliances and packaging. Originally known for pioneering innovations in packaging and, later, for rapid and integrated growth in petrochemicals, Huntsman today has 13,000 employees and operates from multiple locations worldwide. The Company had 2007 revenues of approximately $10 billion. For more information about Huntsman, please visit the company’s website at www.huntsman.com.
Innovating for Growth.
Huntsman Polyurethanes is a global leader in providing MDI based polyurethanes solutions across an extensive range of applications and market sectors. High performance insulation, comfort, adhesion, and protective coatings are just some of the key benefits that our products deliver.
Our aim is to grow the polyurethanes market in partnership with customers through our innovation, responsiveness and commitment.