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

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

Inspiring everyday

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

Ascend Cares

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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Leadership team
Our leaders are 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 Performance Materials names Phil McDivitt CEO

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