Ascend

Ascend Performance Materials is a global premium provider of high-quality plastics, fibers and chemicals. Ascend is one of the world’s largest integrated PA66 producers, with its own in-house manufacturing facilities, ensuring total security of supply. Ascend’s product range has earned it an unequalled reputation for quality, innovative techniques and an enlightened approach to business that expands the horizons of possibility. With eight global locations and more than 2,400 people working at our sites around the world, Ascend has the inspiration, the expertise, the people and the attitude toward innovation to consistently deliver the right solution for customers.

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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.

Disclaimer
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Ascend Performance Materials
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Ascend to present process efficient, high-performance Vydyne® PA66 solutions at Plastimagen

Ascend to present process efficient, high-performance Vydyne® PA66 solutions at Plastimagen. (Photo: Ascend Performance Materials, APMPR012)HOUSTON – November 2, 2017 – Ascend Performance Materials, the world’s largest fully integrated producer of nylon 6,6 resin, will showcase its high performance Vydyne® PA66 solutions for automotive, electrical and electronic, consumer and industrial, and cable ties at Plastimagen 2017. The company’s booth will feature compounds and resins with exceptional processing and end-product performance.

Ascend to increase capacity of nylon 6,6 building blocks, polymers by 10 to 15 percent

Scott Rook, Commercial VP, Nylon. (Photo: Ascend Performance Materials, APMPR013)HOUSTON – October 30, 2017 – Ascend Performance Materials, the world’s largest fully integrated producer of nylon 6,6 resin, today announced its plans to increase production capacity across its intermediate chemicals and polymers portfolio by 10 to 15 percent to support the continued growth of its customers.

Ascend introduces new high performance PA66 for electrical components in unattended appliances at Fakuma 2017

Ascend introduces new high performance PA66 for electrical components in unattended appliances. (Photo: Ascend Performance Materials, APMPR010)HOUSTON – October 17, 2017 – Ascend Performance Materials, the world’s largest fully integrated producer of polyamide 66 resin, launched Vydyne® FR350J, a new high performance compound based on polyamide 66 (PA66) that will bring extra safety to electrical connectors used in unattended home appliances. The grade is one of the highlights at Ascend’s booth at the Fakuma plastics processing exhibition in Friedrichshafen, Germany, October 17-21.

Ascend PA66 automotive and E&E innovations take center stage at Fakuma

Ascend PA66 automotive and E&E innovations take center stage at Fakuma. (Photo: Ascend Performance Materials, APMPR009)HOUSTON – October 12, 2017 – Ascend Performance Materials, the world’s largest fully integrated producer of polyamide 66 (PA66) resin, will be showcasing numerous product and application innovations for automotive and electric and electronic applications at Fakuma 2017. The international exhibition for plastics processing takes place in Friedrichshafen, Germany, on 17-21 October. Ascend will be at booth 4119 in hall A4.

Ascend Performance Materials announces price increase for intermediate materials

HOUSTON – Sept. 12, 2017 – Ascend Performance Materials announced today a price increase for its nylon intermediate materials.

Ascend Performance Materials announces global price increase for all Vydyne® brand polymers, fibers and compounds

HOUSTON – Sept. 11, 2017 – Ascend Performance Materials announced today a global price increase for all of its Vydyne® polymers, fibers and compounds.

Ascend Performance Materials to exhibit its growing portfolio of Vydyne® PA66 solutions at K 2016

Ascend Performance Materials to exhibit its growing portfolio of Vydyne® PA66 solutions at K 2016.
(Photos: Ascend Performance Materials Operations LLC, APMPR005)HOUSTON – October 12, 2016 – Ascend Performance Materials will be showcasing its most recent innovative grades of Vydyne® PA66 at the K Show, the world’s largest plastics trade show, in Dusseldorf from October 19-26. Ascend, the world’s largest fully-integrated producer of PA66 resin, manufactures materials used in the automotive, consumer, industrial, textile, electrical and electronic and carpet industries. Customers also rely on Vydyne® PA66 fiber products for air bags and tire cord.

Ascend Announces Price Increase for its Range of Vydyne® Products in Europe

HOUSTON, TEXAS - February 6, 2014 - Ascend Performance Materials Inc., a leading producer of PA66 resin and chemical intermediates, has announced a price increase for all Vydyne® products. The increase will be effective as of February 15, 2014, unless governed by other contractual arrangements.

Ascend announces launch of new compounding operations in Pensacola, Florida

Ascend’s Vydyne resin being packaged at the world’s largest fully integrated PA66 production facility in Pensacola, Florida. (Photo: Ascend Performance Materials Operations LLC, APMPR0002HOUSTON, TEXAS - October 16, 2013 - At K 2013, Ascend Performance Materials Inc., a leading producer of PA66 resin and chemical intermediates, is announcing the start of a new compounding line in Pensacola, Florida.

Ascend Performance Materials Press Kit K 2013

AscendAt K 2013, Ascend Performance Materials Inc., a leading producer of PA66 resin and chemical intermediates, will present its portfolio of Vydyne® PA66 products poised for launch into the automotive, cable tie, electrical and electronics, consumer and industrial, and compounding markets.

Ascend Shares Customer-Driven Innovations at K 2013

At K 2013, Ascend Reveals PA66 Future Innovations at its booth B35 in Hall 07.1.
(Photo: Ascend Performance Materials Operations LLC, APMPR001)HOUSTON, TEXAS - September 27, 2013 - At K 2013, Ascend Performance Materials Inc., a leading producer of PA66 resin and chemical intermediates, will present its portfolio of Vydyne® PA66 products poised for launch into the automotive, cable tie, electrical and electronics, consumer and industrial, and compounding markets.