Huntsman expands Asian effects

Gibson, Jane
October 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;10/30/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 41, p16
Trade Publication
The article reports on the plan of Huntsman to restructure its newly acquired textile effects business, with the closure of three plants in Europe and the U.S., and an expansion in Asia. Paul Hulme, president of Huntsman's materials and effects division, says the company also plans to grow the textile effects business through acquisitions.


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