HOUSTON, October 31, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Ascend Performance Materials will present this week how it is moving forward with customers through new products for e-mobility and sustainable materials at Plastimagen. In its first Plastimagen exhibition since the expansion of the production of compounds to Latin Americathe company will exhibit its portfolio of technical materials, including:
- New notes from the winner Vydyne® AVSwhich provide adjustable frequency damping for automotive manufacturers seeking to reduce vehicle noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) at the source.
- Further progress in Star Flame® X-Protect, a family of PA66 compounds capable of withstanding direct exposure to a flame up to 1,100°C for 15 minutes – mitigating the risk of thermal runaway for the safety of electric vehicle passengers. Starflam
- A growing portfolio of ReDefyne™ Certified circular polyamide compounds with up to 100% pre- and post-consumer recycled raw materials, specially formulated to help customers reduce the carbon footprint of their products without compromising performance. The ReDefyne wallet can help achieve the circularity goals set out in the European Commission’s draft law. regulation of end-of-life vehicles.
“A truly innovative product range makes this event exciting for us,” said Steve Manning, senior sales manager, engineering plastics. “Our new materials and technical support help our customers design durable, high-performance products quickly and reliably.”
Ascend, which is the largest fully integrated producer of polyamide 66, has expanded its global presence with the purchase of a compounding plant San Jose Iturbide, Mexico last year, thereby increasing its production capacity for its high-performance technical materials. A team of approximately 70 people operate the site, which produces specialist materials for the automotive, E&E and consumer and industrial sectors.
“We have a highly skilled team focused on creating materials that meet the highest quality standards,” said Lulu AlvarezAscend National Director for Mexico. “Our San Jose Iturbide location now provides a true connection point in this region, allowing us to respond to customer needs faster than ever.”
Over the past two years, Ascend has increased its manufacturing footprint through acquisitions in Mexico And Indiaas well as the purchase of Circular Polymers by Ascend, a post-consumer carpet recycler. The company also increased its scope 1 greenhouse gas reduction target from 80% to 90% by 2030, with current discount at 64%.
Ascend is exhibiting at booth 2248 at Plastimagen November 7-10 at Centro Citibanamex, Mexico.
About Ascend Performance Materials
Ascend Performance Materials makes high-performance materials for everyday essentials and new technologies. Our goal is to improve the quality of life and inspire a better future through innovation. Situated at Houston, TXand with regional offices in Shanghai, Brussels And DetroitWe are a fully integrated hardware solutions provider with nine global manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe And Asia. Our global workforce of 2,600 makes the materials, fabrics, fibers and chemicals used to make safer vehicles, cleaner energy, better medical devices, smarter appliances and consumer clothing and goods. more durable. We are committed to safety, sustainability, inclusion and diversity, and the success of our customers and communities.
Learn more about Ascend at www.ascendmaterials.com.
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