Ascend Performance Materials is a global premium provider of high-quality plastics, fibers and chemicals and is the world’s largest integrated producer of PA66 resin. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Ascend has nine global locations, including five fully-integrated manufacturing facilities located in the southeastern United States and an engineering plastics compounding facility in Europe, all dedicated to the innovation and safe production of nylon 6,6. With three of the world’s largest chemical processing facilities, Ascend’s materials form the building blocks for products used in everyday applications from apparel to airbags, cable ties to circuit boards and carpets to car parts. Ascend’s 2,500-person global workforce is committed to making a difference in the communities we serve and leading the development of nylon 6,6 solutions that inspire everyone, everywhere, every day.
Together, we’re inspiring everyday.
More information about Ascend can be found at www.ascendmaterials.com.
About SK Capital
SK Capital is a private investment firm with a disciplined focus on the specialty materials, chemicals and healthcare sectors. The firm’s purpose is to build strong and growing businesses that create substantial long-term economic value. SK utilizes its industry, operating and investment experience to identify opportunities to transform businesses into higher performing organizations with improved strategic positioning, growth and profitability as well as lower operating risk. SK Capital’s portfolio companies generate revenues of approximately $8 billion annually and employ approximately 9,000 people. The firm currently manages more than $1.5 billion of committed capital. For more information, please visit www.skcapitalpartners.com.
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3 Sep 2020
As part of its global growth strategy, Ascend Performance Materials has completed its acquisition of Italian firms Poliblend and Esseti Plast. With this purchase, Ascend expands its portfolio into other engineered plastics, recycled resins and masterbatches.
13 Jul 2020
Surgical mask in development with Acteev™ technology shows efficacy against SARS-CoV-2 plus Level III filtration properties
Ascend Performance Materials announced today it has submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration a 510(k) premarket notification for clearance to market its Acteev™ technology in a pair of high-efficacy surgical masks to protect against SARS-CoV-2, the cause of COVID-19.
1 Jul 2020
Ascend Performance Materials announced today it submitted its first FDA 510(k) for clearance to market its patent-pending Acteev™ technology in the United States in a medical device, a surgical mask under a new brand called Acteev Biodefend™. Independent laboratory testing has found Acteev materials to achieve greater than 99% efficacy at deactivating bacteria, fungi and viruses, including SARS-CoV-2.
15 Jun 2020
Ascend Performance Materials has introduced Acteev Protect™, a breakthrough technology specially formulated to guard against the growth of mildew, fungi and other microbes to keep textiles and nonwoven fabrics fresher for longer.
30 Apr 2020
Ascend Performance Materials, the world’s largest fully integrated producer of polyamide 66 resins, announced today an agreement with thermoplastics distributor Resinex for the distribution of its Vydyne® PA66 resins. Ascend’s resins are used in the production of thousands of applications in the automotive, electrical and electronics, and consumer and industrial industries.
13 Feb 2020
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 masterbatch portfolio of Esseti Plast GD and the engineering plastics portfolio of Poliblend, which consists of virgin and recycled grades of PA66, PA6, PBT and POM.
22 Oct 2019
Ascend Performance Materials, a global provider of specialty plastics, fibers and chemicals, will exhibit its biodegradable FlexaTrac™ chelates and solvents at SEPAWA.
15 Oct 2019
Ascend Performance Materials, the largest fully integrated producer of polyamide 66 resin, will showcase sustainability efforts at K 2019. The company’s three-part strategy focuses its people, products and plants toward creating solutions that reduce emissions, waste and water use; providing careers that grow and support families; and fostering vibrant, prosperous communities.
10 Oct 2019
Ascend Performance Materials, the largest fully integrated producer of polyamide 66 resin, is showcasing new grades of its Vydyne® PA66 for cable ties and fasteners, films, and electronic and electrical applications at K 2019.
1 Oct 2019
Ascend Performance Materials will launch new fiber technologies for textiles, apparel and filtration applications at K 2019.
17 Sep 2019
Ascend Performance Materials today announced plans to launch several new specialty polyamides at K 2019 to meet the growing needs of its customers. Among the new products are Vydyne® XHT, long-chain polyamides and high-temperature polyamides.
27 Jun 2019
Ascend Performance Materials announced growth plans – including new specialty polymers initiatives, capacity expansions and global developments – at a pre-K 2019 press conference last week in Antwerp, Belgium. Representatives of Ascend, the largest fully integrated producer of polyamide 66 resin, also touted sustainability efforts.