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Huntsman Grabs 2013 Ringier Technology Innovation Award for its ALTIRIS® Pigment

Published on 2013-07-11. Author : SpecialChem

The Pigments division of Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) has won a prestigious award for innovation in coatings. Its ALTIRIS® infrared reflecting pigment was a winner in the pigments category of the 2013 Ringier Technology Innovation Award for the coatings industry.

Willy Goh, territory sales director for Huntsman's Pigments business in Asia Pacific received the award on Huntsman's behalf. He was delighted and proud to accept it. "The Huntsman Pigments business is guided by a set of values," he said. "Boldness and Innovation is one of these values. Our new award winning ALTIRIS® pigment is evidence that we live our values. We believe ALTIRIS® pigment is an innovative and bold solution designed to help with the global challenge of reducing energy."

The awards ceremony was held in Shanghai on May 15, 2013. Mr. Michael R Hay, President of Ringier Trade Media, said: "This event has been designed to drive innovation in China's Coatings industry. As a celebratory platform, the purpose of the awards is to encourage, acknowledge and reward those individuals and companies that have developed a new idea, a new methodology, a new product or a new technology for production efficiency, cost effectiveness, or user convenience, which results, for example, in energy saving and more responsible clean manufacturing."

About Huntsman

Huntsman is a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals. Our 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 has approximately 12,000 employees and operates from multiple locations worldwide. The Company had 2012 revenues of over $11 billion.

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Source: Huntsman

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