Innovative Achievements

Shepherd Chemical Finalist for Prestigious CPI Innovation Award

WASHINGTON (August 10, 2016) – The Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) today announced Dow Chemical Company, Huntsman and Shepherd Chemical Company as the three finalists for its highly regarded Polyurethane Innovation Award. This award, presented during the Polyurethanes Technical Conference, recognizes the past year’s most inventive commercial technologies in the polyurethanes industry.

“Our Polyurethane Innovation Award finalists represent one of the best characteristics of our industry—our commitment to developing and advancing technologies that enhance the quality of life through sustainable and responsible practices,” said Lee Salamone, CPI senior director. “CPI congratulates Dow, Huntsman and Shepherd on their innovations, and we look forward to their presentations during the Polyurethanes Technical Conference’s Opening Session.”

    • Shepherd Chemical Company’s BiCATs™ 8840 and 8842 Water Stable Bismuth Catalysts for Polyurethane Formulations:
      New curatives which allow formulators to reduce volatile organic compounds from amine catalysts and lessen cure times to support spray foam polyol solutions with hydrofluoroolefin blowing agents. Click here to view Shepherd Chemical’s BiCATs™ flyer.

Representatives from Dow, Huntsman and Shepherd will present their innovations during the Opening Session of the Polyurethanes Technical Conference, taking place Sept. 26 to 28 at the Baltimore Hilton.

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