Ascend Performance Materials will be showcasing its portfolio of Vydyne® nylon 6,6 products April 25-28 at Chinaplas 2016 (booth# N3B21), the largest plastics and rubber trade fair in Asia. Ascend, one of the world’s largest fully integrated producers of polyamide 66 (also known as nylon 6,6 or PA66), manufactures materials for automotive components, consumer goods, industrial products, textile goods, electrical and electronic components and carpet. Ascend’s Vydyne® PA66 fiber products are also widely used in air bags and tire cord.
“We are fully committed to the nylon 6,6 chain. It is our only business,” said Phil McDivitt, president, nylon at Ascend Performance Materials. “Our 60-plus years of nylon 6,6 technical expertise combined with our world-class operations and continued investments in our people, technologies and facilities make Ascend well-positioned to help customers grow in China and throughout Asia.”
Under the theme “inspiring everyday,” the company will highlight its material solutions at booth N3B21 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre:
Members of Ascend’s global technology team will be available to discuss the 2015 SPE Innovation Award in the Body Exterior Category for a push-to-release fastener used in Ford Motor Company’s 2015 Mustang. This innovative part is made with Ascend’s Vydyne® 47H, a heat-stabilized, impact-modified grade of PA66.
Ascend also will display additional Vydyne® PA66 solutions:
“We continue to see increased demand for high-performance materials that enable our customers to innovate and design products that help them stay ahead of global trends as diverse as lighter-weight products to replace metal in automotive applications to products that improve food packaging to keep food fresher and retard spoiling,” said James Zhao, Ascend business director, Asia. “Our presence at Chinaplas provides us a platform to share information on the latest Vydyne® PA66 technologies that will help our customers accelerate their business.”
For more information on Ascend’s portfolio of PA66 solutions for automotive, electrical and electronic goods, cable ties and fasteners, consumer products and industrial applications, please visit us at Chinaplas booth #N3B21 or visit www.ascendmaterials.com.
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