San José, Costa Rica. February 24, 2023. Huntsman Corporation
(NYSE: HUN), a global chemicals company, opened its Global Business Services (GBS) center for the Americas region in Costa Rica today with the inauguration of its offices in America Free Zone
Huntsman is a global chemicals company headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas, with more than 50 years of experience in manufacturing and marketing more than 7,500 products for a wide variety of markets, such as aerospace, transportation, construction, food preservation, energy, and fuels.
Huntsman’s products also enable approximately 750 million tons of lifetime emissions to be removed from the planet each year. Whether it’s wind energy, fuel efficiency, transportation electrification, or home energy efficiency, Huntsman’s innovative solutions drive significant emission reductions and play an important role in creating a more sustainable future.
The company arrived in Costa Rica on August 2022, and currently, its new global service center has about 60 employees. The center will support the company's operations, with a focus on activities in the Americas region in addition to certain global activities, optimizing its performance in terms of cost, service, and efficiency. Huntsman expects to reach approximately 100 people by the end of this year."Costa Rica offers the ideal environment to grow our operations,"
said Mauricio Gonzalez, Site Leader of Huntsman’s GBS center in Costa Rica. “Here we have security, infrastructure, and a high-quality workforce who are innovative, curious, and motivated. We look forward to hiring people who identify with the values that define our GBS team and our entire company: honesty, responsibility, respect, and integrity are the basis of everything we do."
Huntsman's work model features customized employee training plans and development programs. These initiatives allow for the professional growth of those who join the company while providing virtual and in-person learning opportunities.
Indiana Trejos, Vice Minister of Foreign Trade, said: "Huntsman's decision confirms investors' confidence in our economy and Costa Rican human talent. The company's new service center will support manufacturing and marketing for more than 7,500 products from accounting, treasury, and communications. Costa Rica is a home for leading multinational companies that want to generate prosperity and innovation hand in hand with sustainable development"
Huntsman joins a large community of multinationals that have chosen Costa Rica as their destination to establish service operations
, a sector with high employability in the country which accumulates over 114,000 job opportunities.
Jorge Sequeira, General Manager of CINDE
, said, "Huntsman is a company that stands out for carrying out highly sophisticated processes for different industries, in the same way, it arrived in Costa Rica to meet the high standards of its clients, establishing its global service center focus on innovation and sustainability at the forefront to achieve its business objectives"
The company will hire people in several areas, including accounting, treasury, credit, human resources, purchasing, automation, continuous improvement, and financial planning and analysis.
To join Huntsman's diverse team committed to growth and continuous learning, please visit https://www.huntsman.com/costa-rica-careers
. All vacancies require the proficiency to communicate in English, both in writing and verbally, on business and technical matters. About HuntsmanHuntsman Corporation
is a publicly traded global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated and specialty chemicals with 2022 revenues of approximately $8 billion from our continuing operations. Our chemical products number in the thousands and are sold worldwide to manufacturers serving a broad and diverse range of consumer and industrial end markets. We operate more than 60 manufacturing, research and development (R&D), and operations facilities in approximately 30 countries and employ approximately 7,000 associates within our continuing operations. For more information about Huntsman, please visit the company's website at www.huntsman.com