Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Huntsman opens Asia Pacific Technology Centre in Shanghai
Huntsman opens Asia Pacific Technology Centre in Shanghai
02
Sep '08
Huntsman Corporation, a leading global manufacturer & marketer of differentiated chemicals, announced the official opening of its Asia Pacific Technology Centre (ATC) in Shanghai's Minhang Development Zone, giving regional customers direct access to a world-class technology innovation resource.

The new Centre will initially accommodate research & technical experts from Huntsman's Polyurethanes and Performance Products divisions, with the number of specialists expected to expand rapidly over the next few years.

The ATC team will draw on the expertise of its counterparts at Huntsman's Technical Development Centres in Europe and the USA, to speed the introduction of new technology platforms into the Asia Pacific market. The company's team of regional specialists will provide extensive developmental and testing support to customers, providing custom-made solutions for Asia Pacific markets on a quick and efficient basis.

Tony Hankins, President of Huntsman Polyurethanes, who officially opened the new Centre, said, “Innovation is the lifeblood of our business – it underpins everything we do. With the opening of this excellent new facility, we are strengthening our commitment to customers in this key growth market, because we can now satisfy their technology needs on a more timely basis. Polyurethanes is one of the fastest growing market sectors in China, registering double-digit growth during the past five years."

"Huntsman is a market leader, having played an active role in developing the Chinese polyurethanes industry for more than 25 years and the ATC represents an important next step in our aim to build on this position.”

Don Stanutz, President of Huntsman Performance Products added “We plan to develop a highly trained team of home-grown technical specialists at the ATC which is 'best in class'. Huntsman will continue to invest in this facility, bringing in new people and equipment, further developing its capability."

"As the Asia Pacific region and particularly China represents the highest growth rate globally for the Performance Products business, we are excited about the new ATC and look forward to growing our presence and our intellectual property assets in the region in the coming years.”

Huntsman Corporation


Must ReadView All

Azerbaijan's Gilan Textile Park raises exports by 40%

Apparel/Garments | On 18th Aug 2018

Azerbaijan's Gilan Textile Park raises exports by 40%

Azerbaijan's Gilan Textile Park has raised its exports by 40 per cent ...

CPD studies living cost of Bangladesh RMG workers

Apparel/Garments | On 18th Aug 2018

CPD studies living cost of Bangladesh RMG workers

The living cost of readymade garment (RMG) workers in Bangladesh...

Brazilian cotton price index returns to April 2018 level

Textiles | On 18th Aug 2018

Brazilian cotton price index returns to April 2018 level

Cotton prices dropped in Brazil in the first fortnight of August as...

Interviews View All

Neel Sawhney
One Friday

‘The share of kidswear segment in the online sector is still small in...

Sonia Agarwal
Whitenife

‘The terms eco-friendly and organic are common but everyone perceives them ...

Amrit Sethia
SOIE

‘The intimatewear category in India is slowly becoming trend-sensitive.’

Mark Tokuhara

Japan-based FitJoy, a shoe brand for women, has been in the footwear...

Harsh Shah

Fynd is the central online shopping destination for fashion, offering...

Kamal Kulshreshth

Colorjet is among the fastest-growing wide format digital inkjet print...

Larry L Kinn
Suominen Corporation

Larry L Kinn, Senior Vice President - Operations Americas of Suominen...

Paolo Ocleppo
Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo, Rotary Cutting Segment manager, Sandvik Hyperion discusses...

Prof Seokheun (Sean) Choi
Binghamton University, State University of New York (SUNY)

A team of researchers from the State University of New York (SUNY),...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

Rajesh Pratap Singh
Rajesh Pratap Singh

<div>Ace fashion designer <b>Rajesh Pratap Singh</b> has used Tencel to...

Anisha Chaudhari
Threads & Shirts

Threads &amp; Shirts is a freshly-tailored concept providing men/women a...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


August 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search