Frank Rodriguez, MBA
Regional Marketing Manager - PU Additives
Huntsman Performance Products

Frank Rodriguez is the Regional Marketing Manager for the PU Additives business, where he supports the PU Additives growth throughout the Americas.  He has worked for Huntsman for 12 years, holding various positions including Technician, Scientist and Sales.  He is an inventor and co-inventor of several patents and has authored and co-authored several technical papers.  He received his Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Sam Houston State University and his Master’s in Business Administration from Our Lady of the Lake University.

Presentation details:

April 12, 2019 | 16:30

Catalyst Solutions for Next Generation Blowing Agents

  • How global conditions and environmental changes have brought forward the importance of developing the next generation blowing agents for polyurethane foam applications.
  • The influential effect of tertiary amine catalysts on the reaction speed of polyurethane applications.
  • Formulation challenges have been observed with these new blowing agents and have created an emphasis on Research & Development throughout the industry.
  • A demonstration of  Huntsman’s involvement in developing catalytic solutions for the next generation blowing agents.



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