RINGWOOD, Ill. (May 1)—Huntsman International L.L.C. business unit Huntsman Polyurethanes has opened its newly consolidated and expanded 60,000-sq.-ft. manufacturing facility and warehouse in Ringwood. The aromatics and aliphatics manufacturing plant employs 58 and operates around the clock, seven days a week. It houses thermoplastic polyurethanes production lines along with storage tanks, finished goods silos, a maintenance shop, laboratories, offices and a warehouse. Huntsman purchased the Ringwood site in September 2000. Site Manager Scott Thomson said the facility, which is expandable, is set up to manufacture tailor-made TPU material to meet exact customer specifications.