HOUSTON — May 13, 2019 — Ascend Performance Materials, the world’s largest fully integrated producer of nylon 6,6 resin, announced today it is lifting the force majeure declared on its polymers, compounds and fibers, as well as hexamethylene diamine, or HMD, effective immediately.
Ascend continues to invest in capacity and is on track to complete its previously announced capacity expansion efforts by the end of the year.
Ascend Performance Materials
Ascend Performance Materials is a global premium provider of high-quality plastics, fibers and chemicals and is the world’s largest integrated producer of PA66 resin. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Ascend has nine global locations, including five fully-integrated manufacturing facilities located in the southeastern United States and an engineering plastics compounding facility in Europe, all dedicated to the innovation and safe production of nylon 6,6. With three of the world’s largest chemical processing facilities, Ascend’s materials form the building blocks for products used in everyday applications from apparel to airbags, cable ties to circuit boards and carpets to car parts. Ascend’s 2,600-person global workforce is committed to making a difference in the communities we serve and leading the development of nylon 6,6 solutions that inspire everyone, everywhere, every day.
Posted May 14, 2019
Source: Ascend Performance Materials