Shanghai, China – Huntsman inaugurated its campus in Shanghai’s Minhang Economic & Technological Development Zone on 16 November.
The 40,000 m2 Huntsman Campus Shanghai now houses 500 staff – all of its employees in Shanghai – and 100 contractors, representing functions from research, business to commercial delivery.
The company’s president and ceo Peter Huntsman said at the ceremony: “The greatest output of this site will be the production of human creativity and interaction. This site is an investment in the future.”
China’s is the company’s second largest single-country market after the US With 1,400 employees in the country, China contributes over $1 bn or more than 10% of the company’s total sales.