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We are a premium provider of high-quality chemicals and plastics that define industries everyday.

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To provide primary products and services that inspire the success of the company, our team members, our customers and communities.


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The Ascend Cares Foundation is a unique partnership of Ascend Cares employees, resident contractors, and vendor partners that supports Ascend families in their time of need.

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About us

Ascend Performance Materials is a global leader in the production of Nylon 6,6. We have a long history in the manufacture of Nylon 6,6.

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Our leadership team is pushing the boundaries of what is possible.

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Our history

In the 1950’s, Monsanto formed its Chemicals Division. In 1997, Monsanto spun off its Chemicals Division to form Solutia Inc. On June 1, 2009, SK Capital Partners, a private investment firm, purchased Solutia’s Integrated Nylon business and established Ascend Performance Materials Operations LLC.

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Ascend Chemicals Technology Leader Named to University Advisory Board

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