Downers Grove, Illinois – Univar Solutions has been appointed as distributor of the polyurethane additives in Huntsman’s performance products division in the Americas.
The range includes the Jeffadd aldehyde scavenger and Jeffcat catalyst brands. These products have a focus on reducing aldehyde, fogging, odour and VOC emissions, the company said.
The additives are used to produce PU foams, coatings, adhesives, elastomers and high-modulus castings. Target markets include automotive, refrigeration, furniture, bedding and construction.
‘We’re very excited to represent Huntsman's portfolio of polyurethane additives throughout the Americas,’ said Nick Powell, Univar Solutions’ president for specialty chemicals and ingredients. ‘Our network, digital technology, technical expertise and market knowledge [are] expected to help customers’ efforts with developing low emission polyurethane systems for better sustainability profiles.’
Univar Solutions already has a number of PU centres of excellence, via a global network of solutions centres. These have resourced dedicated to its new industrial solutions vertical market approach for the CASE sector.