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The people of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) provide the specialty chemicals, technologies and insights to help customers create new and improved products for today and sustainable solutions for tomorrow. Our chemistry is at work every day in a wide variety of markets and applications, including architectural coatings, automotive, construction, energy, personal care, pharmaceutical, tissue and towel, and water treatment. We offer innovations through our four commercial units - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, Ashland Water Technologies, Ashland Performance Materials, and Ashland Consumer Markets.
Ashland Specialty Ingredients offers industry-leading products, technologies and resources for solving formulation and product performance challenges in key markets including personal care, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, coatings and energy. Using natural, synthetic and semi-synthetic polymers derived from plant and seed extract, cellulose ethers and vinyl pyrrolidones, Ashland Specialty Ingredients offers comprehensive and innovative solutions for today's demanding consumer and industrial applications.
Ashland Water Technologies has earned a reputation for delivering innovative chemical technologies that address customer needs. These technologies, which include process, utility-water and functional chemistries, are used around the globe to improve operational efficiencies, enhance product quality, protect plant assets and minimize environmental impact. Whether our customers' market is pulp, paper, commercial and institutional, food and beverage, mining, chemical processing, general manufacturing or municipal, they all share a common bond: a need for proven chemistries
Ashland Performance Materials has been formulating award-winning and industry-recognized composite and specialty polymer technology for more than 50 years. Today, we’re helping our customers create stronger, lighter, more resistant substitutes for traditional materials through higher-performing, cost-efficient resin and adhesive technologies that improve the manufacturing, fabrication and design process. Applied industries include manufacturing, building and construction, packaging and coating and converting.
Ashland Consumer Markets delivers premium automotive and industrial lubricants, automotive chemicals and car-care products to customers in more than 100 countries. For more than 140 years - longer, in fact, than any other lubricant maker - the Valvoline ™ brand has been serving the needs of automotive customers across the globe. Our other well-known brands include Eagle One ™, Car Brite ™ and Zerex ™ . We also operate Valvoline Instant Oil Change ™ , the second-largest franchised quick-lube chain in the United States, with approximately 870 locations.
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