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Our history

Six decades of experience producing PA66

Our facilities have been been production sites and centers of innovation for nylon 6,6 and its intermediate chemicals for more than 60 years.

Chemstrand chartered as a nylon producer.

Established first fully integrated nylon plant in the U.S.

Launched Vydyne® resin and compounds.

Opened sales office in Brussels, Belgium.

Ascend Performance Materials founded by SK Capital.

Opened sales office in Shanghai, China.

Launched Ascend Cares Foundation.

Expanded compounding facilities in Pensacola, Florida.

Launched specialty chemicals signature branded products.

Acquired compounding facility in Tilburg, Netherlands.

Acquired manufacturing facilities in Suzhou, China and Mozzate, Italy.