Huntsman Polyurethanes business makes a mark at the 5th PU Tech


Delhi: Huntsman International India Pvt. Ltd a leading developer of MDI- based polyurethane, participated in the 5th Polyurethane exhibition & conference in India- PUTech 2017. The event was held from March 8 – 10, 2017 at India Expo Center, Greater Noida. Bringing its technologies spread across Footwear, Insulation, Construction and Automotive, the business showcased over 14 solutions for PU applications to 300+ customers.

The trade exhibition saw Mr. Mukesh Bhutta, Chairman, Indian Polyurethane Association light the inaugural lamp followed by key note address by Mr. Steen Hansen, Vice President EAMEI. The Huntsman stall was inaugurated by Mr. Steen Hansen, Mr. Harshad Naik and Mr. R C Bhargava, former CEO and current chairman of Maruti Suzuki. For the trade show specialists from Huntsman Europe joined the team in India to reach out to customers for advanced applications or markets. The business presented an evolved case of collaboration by integrating the know-how of global experts to the challenges that are unique to the Indian market.

Further, the business also showcased global innovations offered by the brand under the guidance of Mr. Steen Weien Hansen. This enabled the customers in the region to understand the gamut of solutions brought about by application of the technology and benchmarks of the progressed markets.

Highlighting Huntsman’s expertise in the polyurethane industry, representatives from the company took to stage to deliver conference papers on a range of issues pertinent to the market in India. Dr. Diane Daems, Fire & Marketing Manager, Huntsman, Belgium covered the topic on ‘Polyurethane insulation is essential in an effective cold chain’.

Speaking about the success of the event Mr. Harshad Naik, Managing Director and Director Polyurethanes India Subcontinent for India Subcontinent and Director Polyurethanes ISC said “The exhibition presents the latest trends in innovation and technology in the Polyurethane industry. We are glad to associate with PUTech that provides an opportunity to explore, experience and gain insights to an array of polyurethane technologies and live demonstrations”

He further added “The trade expo helped us keep visitors abreast about tomorrow’s technologies and its usage. It has been an ideal platform for Huntsman to foster relations with existing customers at the same look forward to building new associations”

Huntsman has been active in India for over 40 years offering its customers access to a diverse portfolio of high caliber chemistries and first class customer service across the subcontinent. Polyurethane products developed and marketed by the businesses are available under a variety of different brand names including ACOUSTIFLEX®, DALTOPED®, INSPIRE®, SUPRASEC®

The event highlighted the developments in the polyurethane industry, processing techniques, machinery, raw materials innovations and user preferences etc. Huntsman along with Sheela foams were the main sponsors of the event.

PUTech is the largest Polyurethane event in South Asia, organized by Indian Polyurethane Association. The exhibition and conference brought together raw material producers, equipment suppliers, end-users and the Industry at large under one roof. The event connected visitors from all parts of India, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Male, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, Bangladesh, Middle East, Africa & other countries.