BASEL, Switzerland, March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Huntsman Advanced Materials, a division of Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN), today announced it was awarded the JEC Award for innovative materials at the JEC Show in Paris, France. Huntsman received the award for the innovative use of its composites in fuel cell applications developed in cooperation with its US-based customer GrafTech International.
Andre Genton, President of Huntsman's Advanced Materials division, commented: "At Huntsman, our commitment to innovation provides a rich pipeline of new products and applications. We are especially pleased when our innovative chemistry provides solutions to address the issues that affect us all, such as the global need for more efficient and effective fuel cells."
In December 2008, another solution from Huntsman Advanced Materials was awarded the Gold Innovation Award at the Euromold Show. The award was won for Huntsman's new Araldite(R) Digitalis machine, which is a new rapid manufacturing machine capable of producing large numbers of parts simultaneously at rapid speed and with high accuracy.
Huntsman is a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals. Its operating companies manufacture products for a variety of global industries, including chemicals, plastics, automotive, aviation, textiles, footwear, paints and coatings, construction, technology, agriculture, health care, detergent, personal care, furniture, appliances and packaging. Originally known for pioneering innovations in packaging and, later, for rapid and integrated growth in petrochemicals, Huntsman today has more than 12,000 employees and operates from multiple locations worldwide. The Company had 2008 revenues exceeding US $10 billion. For more information about Huntsman, please vi
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