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Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) is a global leader in providing specialty chemical solutions to customers in a wide range of consumer and industrial markets, including architectural coatings, automotive, construction, energy, food and beverage, personal care and pharmaceutical. Through our three commercial units – Ashland Specialty Ingredients, Ashland Performance Materials and Valvoline – we use good chemistry to make great things happen for customers in more than 100 countries. Visit ashland.com to learn more.
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 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.
Valvoline 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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