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Huntsman Corp inaugurates new India corporate office
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Nov '14
Huntsman Corporation said it has inaugurated its new corporate office in Mumbai - India; a seven storey building spread over 220,000 square feet.

Peter Huntsman, President at Huntsman Corporation was present during the inauguration, which was also attended by Huntsman officers, associates, customers, suppliers and other stakeholders.

The office will initially house around 300 Huntsman associates, including over 100 technical staff spread across three floors of state-of-the-art laboratory and research facilities.

Peter Huntsman said, “This opening is an important milestone in our continued growth and commitment to the Indian market.

“Our family and employees have been building a business in the Indian subcontinent for over 25 years and today enjoy a strong, profitable and growing organization in excess of $500 million.”

He added, “Our continued success will depend on the quality and creativity of our local associates and this site will enable better technical, customer service, and development opportunities going forward.

“Many of our products and innovations are unique to the subcontinent's needs. We look forward to seeing continued growth as this market expands.”

Paul Hulme, Huntsman Senior Corporate Officer for the region, said “I am confident that the investment we have made in facilities and people will stand us in good stead for many years.

“We will continue to develop strong strategic partnerships with our customers and continue to grow our business across all five of Huntsman’s business divisions,” he informed.

Huntsman has sales of approximately $500 million in the subcontinent, and more than 1,000 associates based in the region.

It has manufacturing facilities in Baroda and Ankleshwar in Gujarat, which manufactures textile chemicals, dyes and surfactants and in Pune, which produces polyurethane systems.

US headquartered - Huntsman Corporation is a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals with 2013 revenues of approximately $13 billion.

It operates more than 100 manufacturing and R&D facilities in more than 30 countries and employs approximately 15,000 associates within its five distinct business divisions. (AR)

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