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Huntsman opens Brazilian FDC

October 6, 2011

Formulation Distribution Center will shorten supply chain in the Americas.

Huntsman Textile Effects has officially opened its 12th Formulation and Distribution Center (FDC) in Sao Paolo, Brazil further enhancing its ability to shorten the supply chain in its Americas markets. The FDC will focus on the production of dyeing auxiliaries, pre-treatment and finishing products for local customers.
For Textile Effects, the Brazil market represents one of the fast-growing, dynamic markets of increasing importance. The new FDC further strengthens Huntsman’s operations, allowing it to explore local production of chemical and textile products that match premium global standards and use latest innovative technology.
“With the opening of our new low cost production facility for formulated chemicals in Sao Paolo, we will considerably increase our competitiveness and flexibility in textile chemicals in the growing Brazilian textile market,” says Rohit Aggarwal, vice president of Huntsman Textile Effects for Apparel and Home Textiles. “Huntsman Textile Effects is committed to sustainability and looks to develop more competitive locally-sourced formulated products for the local market,” he adds.

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