Jon M. Huntsman is dead at 80 | February 12, 2018 Issue - Vol. 96 Issue 7 | Chemical & Engineering News
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Issue Date: February 12, 2018 | Web Date: February 8, 2018

Jon M. Huntsman is dead at 80

The Huntsman Corp. founder was known for his philanthropy and his personal touch
Department: Business
Keywords: Business, Huntsman, people, obituaries

Jon M. Huntsman Sr., the Huntsman Corp. founder, packaging innovator, and philanthropist, died on Feb. 2. He was 80 years old.

To the chemical industry, Huntsman is best known for the company that bears his name. In 2016, Huntsman Corp. was the sixth-largest U.S. chemical company, with $9.6 billion in sales.

Huntsman came to the chemical industry in the early 1960s as an egg salesperson in Southern California. Using a . . .

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