08/23/2012

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CPI Announces finalists for the 2012 PU innovation award

[image_0]"This year's nominees for the Polyurethanes Innovation Award exceeded expectations once again. Our three finalists have each offered a product or technology that provides something truly unique and innovative to the industry. We offer our congratulations to Boral Composites, Huntsman and Reverdia on their exceptional work,” said CPI Senior Director Lee Salamone.  Boral Composites, Inc. was nominated for its TruExterior Trim,a composite decorative exterior trim that offers phenomenal performance, remarkable workability and a lasting look for new home construction and/or remodeling.  The material is resistant to rotting, moisture absorption, cracking, splitting, and is virtually free from termite, fungus and mould attack. Huntsman was nominated for its Vitrox composite resins that are used in trenchless pipe repair market, cure-in-place pipe (CIPP) systems as a repair resin. The resin provides a long handling window, fast curing time and excellent high temperature resistance properties Reverdia was nominated for its Biosuccinium product.  This material is a 100 % bio-based and sustainable succinic acid that enables the manufacture of polyester polyol based polyurethane products with low environmental footprints. from renewable, plant-based resources which are converted using a unique, proprietary, low pH, yeast technology, biotechnology process.

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