ners. In addition, the company manufactures and markets a range of specialty formulations for use in personal care applications. The company continues to strengthen and diversify its surfactant product offering into formulated specialty surfactant products for use in various industrial applications, such as agrochemicals, fuels and lubricants, polymers and coatings, leather and textile treatment, foundry and construction. The company’s key surfactants customers include Procter & Gamble, Monsanto, L'Oreal, Nufarm, Henkel, and Unilever. The company produces LAB, with alkylation capacity of 400 million pounds per year at its plant in Chocolate Bayou, Texas. LAB is a surfactant intermediate, which is converted into linear alkylbenzene sulfonate, a major anionic surfactant used worldwide for the production of consumer, industrial and institutional laundry detergents. The company also manufactures a higher-molecular-weight alkylate, which is used as an additive to lubricants. The company’s key customers for LAB and specialty alkylates include Colgate, Lubrizol, Procter & Gamble, and Unilever. The company has the capacity to produce approximately 572 million pounds annually at its facilities located in Pensacola, Florida; Geismar, Louisiana; and Moers, Germany. The company also licenses its maleic anhydride technology and supplies its catalysts to licensees and to worldwide merchant customers. The company’s key maleic anhydride customers include AOC, Ashland, Bartek, CCP Composites, Cranston, Gulf Chemical, Lubrizol, Meadwestvaco, MFG Chemical, Reichhold and Tate & Lyle. The company also has the capacity to produce approximately 945 million pounds of EG annually at its facilities in Port Neches, Texas and Botany, Australia. Sales and Marketing The company sells approximately 2,000 products to approximately 4,000 customers worldwide through its Performance Products sales groups. The company’s intermediates are sold mainly into the home and personal care market worldwide. The company also sells EG. In addition to the company’s focused direct sales efforts, the company maintains a global network of distributors and agents that also sell the company’s products. These distributors and agents typically promote the company’s products to smaller end-use customers who cannot be served by its direct sales forces. Joint Ventures Ethyleneamines Joint Venture: The company’s 50%-owned joint venture with the Zamil Group, Arabian Amines Company, operates an ethyleneamines manufacturing plant in Jubail, Saudi Arabia. The plant has an approximate annual capacity of 60 million pounds. The company purchases and sells all of the production from this joint venture. Maleic Anhydride Joint Venture: The company’s 50%-owned maleic anhydride joint venture, Sasol-Huntsman GmbH and Co. KG, operates a manufacturing facility in Moers, Germany with the capacity to produce 232 million pounds of maleic anhydride. The output from the facility is sold in the European region. Competition Some of the company’s global competitors include BASF, Air Products, Dow Chemical, Tosoh and AkzoNobel. The company’s competitors include Lanxess AG, Flint Hills Resources, Bartek, Polynt, and Ashland. Competitors in the company’s maleic anhydride catalyst market include Scientific Design, Ineos, BASF, and Polynt. In the company’s maleic anhydride technology licensing market, its primary competitor is Scientific Design. The company’s main competitors include global companies, such as Dow Chemical/MEGlobal, Sasol, BASF, Petresa, Clariant, Shell, Stepan, Croda and Kao. Advanced Materials segment This segment manufactures and markets epoxy, acrylic and polyurethane-based polymer products worldwide. The company focuses on formulations and systems that are used to address customer-specific needs in various industrial and consumer applications. The company’s products are used either as replacements for traditional materials or in applications where traditional materials do not meet demanding engineering specifications. The company sells to approximately 2,200 customers in various end markets, such as civil engineering, consumer appliances, foo
huntsman corp (HUN:New York)
10003 Woodloch Forest Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77380
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