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Construction Equipment and Supplies

Culminal (TM) Plus - Launching a New Generation Modified MC - Improving Cementitious Tile Adhesive Designed to Meet Today's Tilling Trends and Challenges

Schaffhausen, SwitzerlandÂ-  Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), will launch their new Culminal™ Plus product line to the European market at the 2015 European Coatings Show, Nuremberg, Germany,  April 21- 23 2015. The demand for Culminal™ Plus modified methylcellulose (MC) was born out of the current trend for increasingly larger tile...

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Material Processing

Ashland to Introduce Natrosol Performax(TM) HEC to the European Coatings Market at the 2013 European Coatings Show

New technology adds even more choice to Ashland's world-leading portfolio of rheology modifiers, defoamers, surfactants and biocides SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland – Paint manufacturers are constantly looking for innovative and cost-effective solutions to increase paint performance while meeting the ever-increasing governmental regulations to reduce volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Ashland offers...

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Ashland and Cargill to Combine Talents for Biobased Chemical Joint Venture

First product: renewable propylene glycol COVINGTON, Ky., and MINNEAPOLIS, May 7 -- Ashland Inc. (NYSE:ASH) and Cargill have agreed in principle to create a new joint venture devoted solely to the development and production of biobased chemicals. The parties intend for the new stand-alone entity to become a leading global supplier of chemicals from renewable sources. The venture's first product...

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Paints & Coatings

PLIOGRIP® by Valvoline Finishing Cream Skim Coat Eases Class A Finish on Plastics

DUBLIN, Ohio - PLIOGRIP® by Valvoline Finishing Cream skim coat is being featured at the New Product Pavilion during the annual International Autobody Congress and Exposition (NACE) being held in Las Vegas, Nev., Nov. 1 - 4. This product, from Ashland Inc. (NYSE:ASH), is a two-part epoxy skim coat for repair of minor scratches or gouges in various plastic substrates including thermoplastic...

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Adhesives & Sealants

New Mixing Technology Offered by Ashland Eases Adhesive and Sealer Application

DUBLIN, Ohio - A new mixing technology for two-part adhesive and sealer applications is now part of the PLIOGRIP® by Valvoline body repair system from Ashland Inc. (NYSE:ASH). The 18-element SuperQuadro(TM) static mixer from Sulzer Quadro Systems will be introduced with the new larger format 400ml and 600ml PLIOGRIP by Valvoline products for the truck repair market. The new mixer will be...

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Adhesives & Sealants

New AROPOL(TM) Resin Formulation from Ashland Brings Automotive Finish to Pleasure Boats

DUBLIN, Ohio - Above-the-waterline parts on pleasure boats can now display the same Class A" exterior finish usually reserved for sports cars. AROPOL NLN closed molding resin for the marine industry from Ashland Composite Polymers, a business group of Ashland Performance Materials, a division of Ashland Inc. (NYSE:ASH), is being introduced at the International Boat Builders' Exposition and...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Ashland PLIOGRIP® Adhesive Bonds Roof to BMW Sports Sedan

1/20/2006 DUBLIN, Ohio - Using an adhesive to attach the roof of a high-performance sedan requires advanced engineering and a very high level of technical expertise. Ashland Specialty Polymers and Adhesives (SP&A), a business group of Ashland Specialty Chemical, a division of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) met that challenge recently when it helped BMW attach a new light-weight roof to its M3 CSL sport...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Valvoline Expands Company-Owned Quick-Lube Network with Acquisition of 33 Service Centers in Idaho, Missouri and Kansas

LEXINGTON, Ky., Oct. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Valvoline Inc. (NYSE: VVV), a leading worldwide supplier of premium branded lubricants and automotive services, announced today that it plans to acquire 33 quick-lube service centers in Idaho, Missouri and Kansas in two separate acquisitions. The company has signed a definitive agreement with L & F Enterprises (doing business as Einstein's...

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Construction Equipment and Supplies

Culminal (TM) Plus - Launching a New Generation Modified MC - Improving Cementitious Tile Adhesive Designed to Meet Today's Tilling Trends and Challenges

Schaffhausen, SwitzerlandÂ-  Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), will launch their new Culminal™ Plus product line to the European market at the 2015 European Coatings Show, Nuremberg, Germany,  April 21- 23 2015. The demand for Culminal™ Plus modified methylcellulose (MC) was born out of the current trend for increasingly larger tile...

Read More »
Material Processing

Ashland to Introduce Natrosol Performax(TM) HEC to the European Coatings Market at the 2013 European Coatings Show

New technology adds even more choice to Ashland's world-leading portfolio of rheology modifiers, defoamers, surfactants and biocides SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland – Paint manufacturers are constantly looking for innovative and cost-effective solutions to increase paint performance while meeting the ever-increasing governmental regulations to reduce volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Ashland offers...

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Company News

Ashland Inc. Unveils Enriched, Intuitive Company Website

COVINGTON, Ky., April 5, 2011 -- Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced the launch of a newly designed company website - www.ashland.com - with many significant enhancements to make it simpler and more useful for its customers, communities and investors. At its core, the new site features expanded product information with easy access to Ashland's broad portfolio of specialty chemical products....

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Ashland Inc. Completes Sale of Distribution Business to Nexeo Solutions, LLC

COVINGTON, Ky., March 31, 2011 - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced that it has closed the sale of its global distribution business, known as Ashland Distribution, to Nexeo Solutions, LLC, an affiliate of TPG Capital, for a purchase price of approximately $979 million in cash, including an adjustment for estimated closing net working capital, plus the assumption of certain specified...

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Company News

Leading Supplier of Foundry Chemicals Now Launching

SK Chemicals starts business as unification of Sud-Chemie's and Ashland's worldwide foundry chemical activities MUNICH and COVINGTON, Ky., Dec. 1, 2010 - Sud-Chemie AG, Munich, and Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) with headquarters in Covington, Kentucky (USA), today completed the combination of their worldwide activities in the foundry chemical sector, thus expanding the partners' long-term existing...

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Company News

Ashland Inc. CFO Chambers to Speak Nov. 30 at 2010 Citi Basic Materials Symposium

COVINGTON, Ky., Nov. 19, 2010 -- Lamar M. Chambers, senior vice president and chief financial officer of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), will make a presentation at the 2010 Citi Basic Materials Symposium in New York City on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010, at 2 p.m. EST. In his remarks, Chambers will review Ashland's businesses, strategies and priorities, as well as provide an update on the pending Ashland...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Ashland Inc. to Sell Its Distribution Business to TPG Capital

COVINGTON, Ky., Nov. 8, 2010 - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its global distribution business, known for many years as Ashland Distribution, to TPG Capital for $930 million. Commenting on the transaction, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer James J. O'Brien said, This divestiture reflects Ashland's strategic direction and completes a major...

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