Ascend files first FDA 510(k) submission based on Acteev technology

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.

Ascend launches Acteev Protect antimicrobial technology

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.

Ascend announces new agreement for European distribution of PA66 resins

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.

Ascend to purchase compounding and masterbatch businesses of Poliblend and Esseti Plast

Ascend to purchase compounding and masterbatch businesses of Poliblend and Esseti Plast.
(Photo: Ascend Performance Materials, APMPR041)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.

Ascend to showcase biodegradable chelate and solvents for HI&I at SEPAWA

Ascend Performance Materials, a global provider of specialty plastics, fibers and chemicals, will exhibit its biodegradable FlexaTrac™ chelates and solvents at SEPAWA.

Ascend to showcase sustainability efforts at K 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.

Ascend to debut new fastener, films and E&E grades at K 2019

Vydyne ThermaPlus brings PA66 cable ties into higher temperature areas, including under the hood.
(Photo: Ascend Performance Materials, APMPR037)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.

Ascend to introduce novel odor-fighting and nonwoven textile technologies at K 2019

Ascend to introduce novel odor-fighting and nonwoven textile technologies at K 2019.
(Photo: Ascend Performance Materials, APMPR036)Ascend Performance Materials will launch new fiber technologies for textiles, apparel and filtration applications at K 2019.

Ascend to launch new Vydyne® XHT, LCPA and HTPA at K 2019

With a high weld strength and long-term temperature resistance up to 230 C, Vydyne® XHT performs well in under-hood parts like integrated air intake manifolds.
(Photo: Ascend Performance Materials, APMPR038)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.

Ascend outlines growth initiatives, specialty products

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.

Ascend to present new high-purity additives for paints and coatings at LACS 2019

Ascend to highlight new Hexatran™ and FlexaTram™-DAM high-performance additives at LACS 2019.
(Photo: Ascend Performance Materials, APMPR033)Ascend Performance Materials, a global leader in the production of plastics, fibers and chemicals, will present two newly introduced high-purity grades of its Hexatran™ and FlexaTram™-DAM high-performance amines for the paints and coatings industry at the Latin American Coatings Show (LACS) 2019.

Ascend to showcase high performance chelate and clay stabilizers at the SPE International Conference on Oilfield Chemistry

Ascend Performance Materials, a global leader in the production of plastics, fibers and chemicals, will showcase a number of specialty chemicals that improve oilfield production at the International Conference on Oilfield Chemistry. Among the products the company will feature are FlexaTrac-NTA, a high-performance biodegradable chelate, and Hexatran and FlexaTram-DAM, two clay stabilization intermediates that outperform typical clay control salts.

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