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Ascend to Purchase Compounding and Masterbatch Businesses of Poliblend and Esseti Plast HOUSTON -Thursday 13 February 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ascend Performance Materials, the largest fully integrated producer of polyamide 66 resin, announced today it signed an agreement to purchase Poliblend and Esseti Plast GD from D’Ottavio Group. The acquisition includes a manufacturing facility in Mozzate, Italy, the...

Ascend Receives Permit for ADN Expansion, Cogeneration Unit -Friday 27 September 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ascend Performance Materials has received permit approval from the Alabama Department of Environmental Management for its previously announced adiponitrile capacity expansion and the installation of a cogeneration unit at its Decatur facility. “Our unique ADN technology...

Ascend Completes Investment in Reliability, Capacity of NTA Chelate Production -Wednesday 19 June 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ascend Performance Materials, a global provider of premium chemicals, fibers and plastics, announced today the completion of a multimillion-dollar reliability and capacity investment in nitrilotriacetic acid production at its Chocolate Bayou facility in Alvin, Texas. The...

Ascend Offers EV Safety, Performance Solutions in Chinaplas Presentation -Wednesday 29 May 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ascend Performance Materials, one of the largest fully integrated producers of polyamide 66 resin, recently presented on PA66 solutions for electric vehicles at Chinaplas 2019. The presentation focused on improving EV safety, reliability and performance using PA66. The...

Ascend Announces Progress on Adiponitrile (ADN) Expansion -Thursday 16 May 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ascend Performance Materials, the world’s largest fully-integrated producer of polyamide 6,6 resin (PA66), announced today it has submitted a permit application to the Alabama Department of Environmental Management for an additional 90 kilotons(kt) of adiponitrile (ADN)...

Ascend to Lift Force Majeure on HMD, Polymers -Tuesday 14 May 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ascend Performance Materials, the world’s largest fully integrated producer of nylon 6,6 resin, announced today it is lifting the force majeure declared on its polymers, compounds and fibers, as well as hexamethylene diamine, or HMD, effective immediately. Ascend...

Ascend Performance Materials Announces Price Increase for FlexaTram™- HMT -Saturday 4 May 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ascend Performance Materials announced today a price increase for all grades of its FlexaTram™- HMT (hexamethylenetetramine; hexamine). The price increase will take effect June 1, 2019, and includes the following materials and...

Ascend Performance Materials Extends Force Majeure on HMD, Polymers -Thursday 28 February 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ascend Performance Materials today announced it has extended force majeure on hexamethylene diamine (HMD) and all polymers, compounds and fibers. Persistent fog followed by historic rainfall and flooding in the Tennessee River Valley restricted transportation along the...

Ascend Performance Materials Declares Force Majeure on HMD -Tuesday 8 January 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ascend Performance Materials today announced it has declared force majeure on hexamethylene diamine (HMD). As a result of events beyond the company’s control, manufacturing delays arose as it completed projects in December to expand both adiponitrile (ADN) and HMD. While...

Ascend Performance Materials Acquires Britannia Techno Polymer -Wednesday 1 August 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ascend Performance Materials, the largest global fully integrated producer of nylon 6,6 resin, announced today the purchase of Britannia Techno Polymer (BTP), an engineering plastics compounder based in the Netherlands. The acquisition provides Ascend with a leading engineering...

Ascend Performance Materials Announces Price Increase for Intermediate Materials -Saturday 23 June 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ascend Performance Materials announced today a price increase for its intermediate materials. The price increase will take effect globally on July 1, 2018, and includes the following...

Ascend to Grow Adiponitrile (ADN) Capacity by 220 Kilotons by 2022 -Friday 1 June 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ascend Performance Materials, the world’s largest fully integrated producer of nylon 6,6 resin, today announced plans for expanding its ADN capacity through 2022. In total, Ascend will grow its ADN capacity by 220 kilotons (KT) by 2022 to meet increasing demand. Ascend...

Ascend Performance Materials Announces Price Increase for Nylon 6,6 Polymers, Compounds and Fibers -Friday 19 January 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ascend Performance Materials announced today a price increase for its nylon 6,6 polymers, compounds and fibers due to escalating raw material costs. The price increase takes effect Feb. 1, 2018, and includes the following price changes:...

Ascend Exhibiting Vydyne® PA66 E&E, Industrial Applications at Chinaplas 2017 -Thursday 18 May 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ascend Performance Materials, the largest fully integrated producer of PA66 resin, will showcase its latest technology at Chinaplas 2017. Applications on display at the booth will include cable ties and fasteners; electrical and electronic components; and industrial, building...

Ascend to Exhibit Vydyne® PA66 Automotive Applications at Chinaplas 2017  -Wednesday 17 May 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ascend Performance Materials, the largest fully integrated producer of PA66 resin, will exhibit a full range of automotive applications at Chinaplas 2017. On display at booth 11.2B41 at the China Import and Export Fair Complex in Guangzhou, China will be PA66 automotive...

Ascend Performance Materials Returns to Chinaplas to Showcase Vydyne® PA66 Portfolio  -Tuesday 16 May 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ascend Performance Materials, the largest fully integrated producer of PA66 resin, will exhibit a range of products for automotive, home and commercial and industrial applications at Chinaplas 2017. Ascend manufactures specialized formulations of PA66 for use in automotive...

Ascend Performance Materials Names Phil McDivitt CEO -Tuesday 4 April 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ascend Performance Materials announced today that company president and chief operating officer Phil McDivitt has assumed the title of president, chief executive officer and member of the board of directors. Ascend’s former CEO Frederic M. (Fred) Poses will retire and step...

Ascend Performance Materials to Exhibit at VDI Engineering Conference -Thursday 23 March 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ascend Performance Materials technical experts and sales team will showcase a range of its PA66 products for the automotive industry at the International Congress of Plastics In Automotive Engineering (VDI Conference) on March 29-30 in Mannheim, Germany. The company will...

Ascend Performance Materials Announces Global Price Increase for All Vydyne® Brand Polymers and... -Wednesday 15 March 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ascend Performance Materials announced today a global price increase for all of its Vydyne® branded polymers and compounds. The price increase takes effect April 1, or as contracts allow and includes the following price...

Ascend Performance Materials Announces Global Price Increase for Fibers -Saturday 18 February 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ascend Performance Materials announced today a global price increase on all fibers. The price increase takes effect March 1, 2017, or as contracts allow, and includes the following materials and price...

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