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Beth Wright | 28 Jul 2017

Chemicals manufacturer Huntsman Corporation has offered a positive outlook as it revealed higher earnings and sales in its second-quarter, thanks in part to revenue increases in its polyurethanes and textile effects business.


Michelle Russell | 20 Feb 2017

Chemicals manufacturer Huntsman Corporation has offered a positive outlook as it revealed higher earnings and sales in its fourth-quarter, with a solid performance from its advanced materials and textile effects business.


Beth Wright | 14 Feb 2017

Polyurethane experts from chemicals manufacturer Huntsman Corporation have developed two new soling solutions for the footwear industry, suitable for use in almost all footwear applications.


Michelle Russell | 18 Jan 2017

Chemicals manufacturer Huntsman Corporation has decided to retain its textile effects business and exclude it from the planned spin-off of the company's Pigments and Additives division.


Michelle Russell | 9 Dec 2016

Dyes and chemicals producer Huntsman Textile Effects has formed a strategic partnership with Bangladesh textile manufacturer Viyellatex Group to help improve productivity and sustainability.


Michelle Russell | 14 Nov 2016

Chemicals manufacturer Huntsman Corporation has promoted CFO J Kimo Esplin as head of strategy and investment to oversee the planned spin-off of the company's Pigments & Additives and Textile Effects divisions. 


Michelle Russell | 28 Oct 2016

Huntsman Textile Effects has formed a strategic partnership with dyes and chemicals manufacturer Jihua Group in a move designed to speed up the supply chains of both companies so they can react more quickly to industry demand. 


Michelle Russell | 28 Jul 2016

Chemicals manufacturer Huntsman Corporation has booked mixed results in its second-quarter as earnings soared but revenues fell on lower sales in all of its divisions.


Michelle Russell | 18 Jul 2016

Dyes and chemicals business Huntsman Textile Effects has launched a new assurance scheme to help mills and retailers meet global demand for eco-friendly apparel with rain and stain protection.


just-style.com | 23 Jun 2009

Dyes and chemicals maker Huntsman Corporation is to buy the Baroda division of Metrochem Industries, a manufacturing facility that makes intermediates and specialty products for textiles.


just-style.com | 12 Jun 2009

The Textile Effects division of Huntsman Corporation has won an oder from an Indian High Court that prohibits Indian company Kiri Dyes & Chemicals from selling a dye that Huntsman says infringes on its trademark rights.


just-style.com | 26 May 2009

Dyes and chemicals maker Huntsman Corporation is to cut 1,250 full-time jobs – nearly 10% of its total workforce – after swinging to a first quarter loss of $290m.


just-style.com | 2 Mar 2009

Dyes and chemicals maker Huntsman Textile Effects is to move its headquarters from Basel in Switzerland to Singapore as part of a restructuring plan to shift its focus onto the firm’s Asian operations.


just-style.com | 13 Feb 2009

Dyes and chemicals maker Huntsman Corp is suspending production for up to seven weeks at its largest site in Switzerland as it proceeds to restructure its Textile Effects business in a move that will save $60m a year.


just-style.com | 2 Jun 2008

Huntsman Corporation, which makes chemicals for a range of industrial applications including textiles and footwear is to raise its prices by as much as 25% to counter higher energy, feedstock and transportation costs.


just-style.com | 21 May 2008

Huntsman Textile Effects has launched a new, naturally derived technology to impart garments with long-lasting freshness.


just-style.com | 15 Feb 2008

Huntsman Corporation’s Textile Effects business is to increase prices by up to 15% across a range of products from 1 March in response to rising labour, raw materials, utilities and transportation costs.


just-style.com | 2 Oct 2007

Huntsman Textile Effects has added a new ultraviolet protection finish for children to its High IQ range.


just-style.com | 25 Jul 2007

Huntsman Textile Effects is increasing its prices in Europe in response to what it describes as “continued high crude oil, energy and transportation costs” and sharply rising raw material costs caused by the removal of certain preferential export tariffs in China from 1 July 2007.


just-style.com | 3 Jul 2007

Huntsman Corporation’s Textiles Effects business is to buy Metrochem Industries’ Baroda division, a textile dyes and intermediates manufacturer based in India, for $46.5m in cash.


just-style.com | 3 Apr 2007

Huntsman Corporation has changed trade names associated with its new Textile Effects business acquired from Ciba Specialty Chemicals.


just-style.com | 25 Oct 2006

Huntsman Corporation is to spend $150m over the next three years on a restructuring program that will see its Textile Effects operations expand in Asia but will lead to the loss of around 350 jobs.

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