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Revolutionary antiviral technology

Ascend files new FDA 510(k) submission for N95 equivalent masks made with Acteev Biodefend™, a technology with >99% efficacy against bacteria, fungi and viruses, including SARS-CoV-2, the cause of COVID-19.

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Lasting protection

First-of-its-kind antimicrobial polymer technology that protects face masks, apparel, filters and more from odor, decay and discoloration.

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Accelerating innovation

We manufacture and supply world class chemicals, fibers and plastics products that provide real competitive advantage for your business in your chosen marketplace.

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Commitment to Zero

We believe it is possible to operate with zero incidents – zero personal injuries, zero process safety incidents and environmental releases. We work together as One Ascend to embrace this Commitment to Zero every day in every activity we do.

Inspiring everyday

"I see Ascend as a dynamic, complex machine, and we are at the heart of that machine. Every day we work hard and enjoy doing our part to make Ascend the best company it can be."

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Sustainability at Ascend

Sustainability is about protecting people – our employees, their families, the communities in which we live and countless people across the globe.

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Ascend Cares Foundation

The Ascend Cares report shows how the foundation supports Ascend families, provides inspiring opportunities for community engagement and facilitates community leadership.

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Ascend Performance Materials makes high-performance materials for everyday essentials and new technologies. Our focus is on improving quality of life and inspiring a better tomorrow through innovation.

Our customers use Ascend products to make safer vehicles, cleaner energy, better medical devices, smarter appliances and longer-lasting apparel and consumer goods.