Issue Date: February 12, 2018 | Web Date: February 8, 2018
Jon M. Huntsman is dead at 80
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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