Huntsman Knows How

Did you know chemistry plays a critical role in the everyday lives of many millions of people? As a global chemicals company, Huntsman materials form the building blocks for countless consumer and industrial products that you use every day. On the Huntsman Knows How podcast, we come together to discuss emerging trends, new technologies, and the people who make it all happen. If there’s a topic you would like to see us cover in the future, reach out to us at HuntsmanKnowsHow@huntsman.com. Huntsman Corporation is providing this podcast as an informational service. Reference to any specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by Huntsman Corporation. The views and opinions expressed by the guests are their own and do not necessarily reflect the view of Huntsman Corporation or any of its officers.

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Episodes

Monday Jun 10, 2024

Huntsman Knows How host Kevin Gundersen is joined in-studio by Huntsman Advanced Materials Division President, Scott Wright.
In this episode, the pair discusses Wright's journey from Kirkcaldy, Scotland to Houston, Texas, where today he helms one of Huntsman's most innovative sectors.
"He knows a lot about aerospace, automobiles and artificial intelligence," Gundersen said.
Wright also shares his evolution from professional footballer (soccer) to academic — he earned a doctorate degree in two-step laser mass spectrometry at the University of Edinburgh — to becoming a leading chemicals industry executive.

Monday Apr 29, 2024

On this episode of Huntsman Knows How, host Kevin Gundersen, Vice President of Huntsman Corporate Communications and Government Affairs, sits downs with Manchester native, Tony Hankins, Huntsman's President of Polyurethanes. Tony shares stories of his 40-year tenure in the industry, including how he built a business in Minhang, China in the 1990s; his experiences as an expat in the East and West; the joys of fatherhood, and other life lessons he’s learned along the way.   
 
 

Thursday Mar 07, 2024

Huntsman Corporation's CEO Peter Huntsman, stopped by the studio for the first time to discuss the company's recent earnings announcement; global trends in the petrochemical industry; deindustrialization in Europe, and life at home as a husband, father, grandfather and culinary hobbyist. 
Hosted by Huntsman's Vice President of Corporate Communications and Government Affairs, Kevin Gundersen. 

Wednesday Mar 22, 2023

March 22, 2023: This installment of the Huntsman Knows How podcast features Huntsman marketing managers Jay Henderson and Sukchul Kang, joined by Mark Thirsk, Managing Partner of Linx Consulting. The group gives a high-level overview of semiconductor technology, provides insight into the rapidly evolving semiconductor industry, and discusses how EHS, quality, and purity will affect semiconductor manufacturing in the future.

Wednesday Mar 15, 2023

In this bonus clip from episode five, guests John Fraser and Zach Lyles explain the benefits of the MIRALON® process over the more familiar process of Steam Methane Reforming (SMR).

Thursday Mar 09, 2023


March 9, 2023: In this episode, guests John Fraser and Zach Lyles discuss what makes MIRALON® carbon structural materials so versatile. Thinner than a human hair and 25 times the specific strength of steel, learn how MIRALON® structural carbon products are not only expanding the boundaries of what's possible in the advanced materials space, but—through the manufacturing process itself—how it delivers a creative carbon capture strategy that simultaneously supports the production of clean, localized hydrogen.

Friday Jan 27, 2023

Jan. 27, 2023: In this episode, guest Doug Brady with Huntsman Building Solutions explains how spray foam insulation is making a real difference around the world for people who are seeking more energy-efficient homes and businesses—a solution that many are discovering saves money and, collectively, contributes to a more sustainable future.

Huntsman Knows How Trailer

Friday Dec 09, 2022

Friday Dec 09, 2022

Did you know chemistry plays a critical role in the everyday lives of many millions of people? As a global chemicals company, Huntsman materials form the building blocks for countless consumer and industrial products that you use every day. On the Huntsman Knows How podcast, we come together to discuss emerging trends, new technologies, and the people who make it all happen. If there’s a topic you would like to see us cover in the future, reach out to us at HuntsmanKnowsHow@huntsman.com.

Tuesday Nov 29, 2022

Nov. 29, 2022: In this episode, guests Frank Rodriguez and Gabor Felber provide insight into the rapidly evolving polyurethane additives industry—discussing solutions for new emissions standards, cutting-edge hydrofluoroolefins (HFO) blowing agent technology, and how Huntsman's specialty amines expansion project in Petfurdo, Hungary, is positioned to meet the needs of a fast-growing market.

Huntsman Knows Adhesives

Wednesday Nov 16, 2022

Wednesday Nov 16, 2022

Oct. 14, 2022: In this episode, we welcome guests Mark Ecker, Senior Account Manager for Adhesives, and Mike Andreotta, Regional Marketing Manager for the Automotive and Industrial markets. We’ll be discussing why adhesives are important in manufacturing today, how product design engineers go about selecting the right adhesive, and unique applications where choosing an adhesive over mechanical fasteners positively "changed the game" in product design. You’ll also learn some interesting facts about adhesives, their history, and how everything you use every day is impacted by adhesives.

Huntsman Corporation is providing this podcast as an informational service. Reference to any specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by Huntsman Corporation. The views and opinions expressed by the guests are their own and do not necessarily reflect the view of Huntsman Corporation or any of its officers.

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