Jul. 05, 2017News & Opinions
Activist investors unhappy with the merger plans of Clariant and Huntsman have joined forces to torpedo it.
Jun. 27, 2017News & Opinions
On Jul. 1, German specialty chemicals distributor Bodo Möller Chemie Group will open a new branch office in Tel Aviv, Israel, dedicated to distributing the products of Huntsman Advanced Materials.
May. 23, 2017News & Opinions
Another industry mega-merger has been announced, this time between Swiss specialty chemicals producer Clariant and US chemical company Huntsman. The multi-billion all-stock deal will see Clariant investors control 52% of the combined ...
Feb. 14, 2017News & Opinions
After an absence of several years, Huntsman has rejoined the American Chemistry Council (ACC), with president and CEO Peter Huntsman taking up a position on the ACC’s executive committee and board of directors.
Jan. 19, 2017News & Opinions
US chemical producer Huntsman has reconsidered and decided to exclude the textile effects business from the proposed spin-off of its titanium dioxide (TiO2) division.
Aug. 05, 2016News & Opinions
Huntsman has agreed to sell its European surfactants business to US specialty chemicals company Innospec as it continues to restructure its portfolio. The proceeds of $225 million will help reduce Huntsman’s debt. The proposed ...
Aug. 01, 2016News & Opinions
As it prepares to separate from its TiO2 business by the first quarter of 2017, Huntsman said it is planning to include its textile-effects business to the spin-off package to make it more attractive to investors. Earnings from production ...
Jul. 11, 2016News & Opinions
US-based Huntsman, the world’s largest producer of TiO2, has announced it will close its South African plant during the fourth quarter of 2016. Located in Umbogintwini, the 25,000 t/y facility is Huntsman’s smallest and oldest ...
Feb. 29, 2016News & Opinions
Dow Chemical has agreed to pay $835 million to settle a long-running lawsuit alleging that it – along with other manufacturers – had conspired to keep prices for polyurethane feedstocks artificially high.
Nov. 23, 2015News & Opinions
Huntsman’s Textile Effects division has taken out a lawsuit against Zheijiang Longsheng Group and its subsidiaries Zhejiang Keyong Chemical and Shanghai Colva Dyestuff for infringing its Chinese patent on black dyes.
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