Chase Plastics Adds Huntsman’s Irogran® Thermoplastic Polyurethanes to Its Unmatched Line-Up of Engineering Thermoplastics

CLARKSTON, Mich., November 19, 2008 – In response to growing customer demand
for high performing elastomers, Chase Plastics, a distributor of specialty and engineering
thermoplastics, today announced that it is adding Huntsman’s portfolio of IROGRAN®
thermoplastic polyurethanes to its expanding line of quality product offerings.
“Chase customers will benefit from IROGRAN® TPU performance, which combines
outstanding wear resistance with high tear strength and balanced mechanical
properties,” said Kevin Chase, president of Chase Plastics. “In addition, Chase
customers can rely on Huntsman’s dedication to delivering unparalleled customer
satisfaction through technical expertise and high-value product offerings suited for a
variety of demanding applications.”

“Selecting the right distribution partner is crucial so that our customers can be served
with a seamless supply chain, unmatched customer service and access to industry
knowledge and information,” said Joachim Bode, business manager for Huntsman’s
Thermoplastic Polyurethanes Business in the Americas. “We are excited about
expanding our route to market by working with one of America’s leading distribution
organizations, allowing our commercial and technical teams to work together on new
programs and applications.”

Chase plans to distribute IROGRAN® thermoplastic polyurethane later this year to their
growing client base of injection molders and extruders serving the industrial, electronics,
automotive and consumer goods industries throughout North America and Canada.

About Chase Plastics
Chase Plastics distributes more than 4,500 varieties of specialty and engineering
thermoplastics from the industry’s leading manufacturers and global suppliers. Chase
delivers engineering expertise and blending, repacking, inventory management, thirdparty
storage capabilities and logistics services via a network of company-owned
trucks, distribution centers, warehouses and sales locations throughout North and
Central America.

Formed in 1992, Chase Plastics has built its business on the ability to respond quickly
with all of the flexibility and agility that its customers require. Based in Clarkston, Mich.,
Chase Plastics was founded by Kevin and Carole Chase who serve as the company’s
president and vice president, respectively. Find more information at

About Huntsman Corporation
Huntsman (NYSE: HUN) is a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated
chemicals. Its operating companies manufacture products for a variety of global
industries, including chemicals, plastics, automotive, aviation, textiles, footwear, paints
and coatings, construction, technology, agriculture, health care, detergent, personal
care, furniture, appliances and packaging. Visit for additional information.