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COVINGTON, KY, February 21, 2017 - Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced a consolidation of executive roles as part of its ongoing plan to drive profitable growth as a pure-play specialty chemicals company following the planned final separation of Valvoline Inc. (NYSE: VVV) this spring. Under the consolidation, two executive po...
Loss from continuing operations attributable to Ashland was $0.01 per diluted share, compared to earnings of $1.38 per diluted share in the year-ago period Adjusted earnings from continuing operations attributable to Ashland totaled $1.16 per diluted share, compared to $1.41 in the year-ago period Ashland Specialty Ingredients reports year-over-ye...
COVINGTON, KY, January 26, 2017 - The board of directors of Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ASH) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.39 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable March 15, 2017, to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 1, 2017. As of December 31, 2016, there were 62,216,863 shar...
COVINGTON, Ky., January 12, 2017 - Ashland (NYSE: ASH) today said it plans to report financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2017 after the New York Stock Exchange closes Thursday, January 26, 2017, and to host a webcast with investors the following morning. Ashland plans to issue its first-quarter earnings news release at approximately...
COVINGTON, KY, December 27, 2016 - Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ASH) ("Ashland") today announced the final tender results and final settlement of the previously announced cash tender offer (the "Tender Offer") by its wholly-owned subsidiary, Hercules LLC (formerly Hercules Incorporated) ("Hercules"), for any and all of Hercules' outstanding ...
COVINGTON, KY, December 12, 2016 - Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ASH) ("Ashland") today announced the early tender results and early settlement of the previously announced cash tender offer (the "Tender Offer") by its wholly-owned subsidiary, Hercules LLC (formerly Hercules Incorporated) ("Hercules"), for any and all of Hercules' outstanding ...
COVINGTON, KY, November 28, 2016 - Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ASH) ("Ashland") today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Hercules LLC (formerly Hercules Incorporated) ("Hercules"), has commenced a cash tender offer (the "Tender Offer") for any and all of Hercules' outstanding 6.500% Series A Junior Subordinated Deferrable Interest ...
COVINGTON, KY, November 17, 2016 - The board of directors of Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ASH) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.39 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable December 15, 2016, to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 1, 2016. As of October 31, 2016, there were 62,174,30...
Including the effect of a non-cash impairment charge and the annual adjustment for pension and other postretirement plans, Ashland reported a loss from continuing operations of $4.40 per diluted share, compared to a loss of $0.88 per diluted share in the year-ago period; The net loss totaled $276 million, or $4.46 per diluted share, compared to a l...
COVINGTON, KY, October 26, 2016 - Ashland today said it plans to report financial results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2016 after the New York Stock Exchange closes Tuesday, November 8, 2016, and to host a webcast with investors the following morning. Ashland plans to issue its fourth-quarter earnings news release at approximately 5 p.m. ET o...
COVINGTON, KY, October 20, 2016 - Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ASH) ("Ashland") today announced that it has received the requisite consents with respect to its consent solicitation from the holders of Ashland LLC's (formerly Ashland Inc.) 3.875% Senior Notes due 2018 (the "2018 Notes"), 4.750% Senior Notes due 2022 (the "2022 Notes") and 6.8...
COVINGTON, KY, October 3, 2016 - Ashland today took another important step in its plan for the future, furthering its competitive strategy following its eventual separation from Valvoline, revealing its new "Always Solving(TM)" corporate identity and unveiling the organizational culture that will continue to differentiate the company as it continue...
September 28, 2016 COVINGTON and LEXINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Global Holdings Inc. ("Ashland") and Valvoline Inc. ("Valvoline") today announced the closing of Valvoline's initial public offering of 34,500,000 shares of Valvoline's common stock at a price to the public of $22.00 per share, including the underwriters' full exercise of their option to pur...
Dublin, Ohio (PRWEB) September 26, 2016 Ashland Performance Materials, a business unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), has launched Derakane 411-350WSR resins, bringing a legacy of proven corrosion performance to the potable water market. After 50 years, Ashland is still solving for industry and customer challenges. D411-350WSR resins are certif...
September 22, 2016 COVINGTON and LEXINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Global Holdings Inc. ("Ashland") and Valvoline Inc. ("Valvoline") today announced the pricing of Valvoline's initial public offering of 30,000,000 shares of Valvoline's common stock at a price to the public of $22.00 per share. In addition, Valvoline has granted the underwriters an option to...
September 12, 2016 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. ("Ashland") today announced the launch of the Valvoline Inc. ("Valvoline") initial public offering of 30,000,000 shares of Valvoline's common stock. The offering is being made pursuant to a registration statement on Form S-1 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). Valvoline expects...
August 30, 2016 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced that Sara K. Stensrud has joined its wholly owned subsidiary, Valvoline Inc., as chief people and communications officer. She reports to Valvoline Chief Executive Officer Sam Mitchell and is based at Valvoline's global headquarters in Lexington, Kentucky. In this role, Ms. S...
August 3, 2016 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) board member Vada O. Manager has been recognized among Savoy Magazine's Power 300: 2016 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors, a compilation of 300 directors serving on the boards of public companies. As the leading business magazine reporting on African American success and achievement,...
Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) August 02, 2016 Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced a series of leadership changes for the Specialties business intended to deliver profitable growth across business lines. Suzanne B. Rowland has joined Ashland as group vice president, Industrial Specialties with overall responsibility for the coatings, adhesives an...
July 26, 2016  Earnings from continuing operations equal $97 million, or $1.55 per diluted share, a decrease of 16 percent from a year ago Adjusted earnings from continuing operations total $122 million, or $1.95 per diluted share, up 2 percent from a year ago Net income equals $71 million, a decrease of $36 million from a year ago Adj...
July 20, 2016 COVINGTON, Ky. - The board of directors of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.39 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable September 15, 2016, to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 19, 2016. As of June 30, 2016, there were 62,076,093 shares of Ashland com...
July 20, 2016 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced it has appointed William G. Dempsey, a long-time pharmaceutical industry executive, to its board of directors. Dempsey previously served in various executive positions with Abbott Laboratories from 1982-2007, including executive vice president of global pharmaceuticals from 2...
July 20, 2016 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) announced today that its indirect, wholly owned subsidiary, Valvoline Finco Two LLC ("Valvoline Finco"), has closed its previously announced offering of $375 million aggregate principal amount of 5.500% senior notes due 2024 (the "Notes"). This offering marks a significant milestone in Ashland...
July 13, 2016 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced the pricing of an offering by its indirect, wholly owned subsidiary, Valvoline Finco Two LLC ("Valvoline Finco"), of $375 million aggregate principal amount of 5.5% senior notes due 2024 (the "Notes"). This offering marks a significant milestone in Ashland's previously announce...
July 12, 2016 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today said it plans to report financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2016 after the New York Stock Exchange closes Tuesday, July 26, 2016, and to host a webcast with investors the following morning. Ashland plans to issue its third-quarter earnings news release at approximately 5 ...
July 12, 2016 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced the intention of its indirect, wholly owned subsidiary Valvoline Finco Two LLC ("Valvoline Finco") to offer $375 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2024 (the "Notes"). The Notes will be unsecured unsubordinated obligations of Valvoline Finco. Following the ...
June 20, 2016 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today reported, as required by New York Stock Exchange rules, that an equity inducement award has been made to Mary Meixelsperger, who today joined Ashland's wholly owned subsidiary, Valvoline Inc. as chief financial officer. As an inducement for employment, and as previously disclosed by As...
June 7, 2016 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced that Mary Meixelsperger will join its wholly owned subsidiary, Valvoline Inc., as chief financial officer, effective June 20, 2016. She will report to Valvoline Chief Executive Officer Sam Mitchell and will be based at Valvoline's global headquarters in Lexington, Kentucky. In ...
Valvoline Inc. files registration statement with SEC for Initial Public Offering (IPO) of up to 20 percent of the common stock of Valvoline Inc.Ashland files proxy statement/prospectus for proposal to reorganize Ashland Inc. in Delaware under new public holding company, Ashland Global Holdings Inc. May 31, 2016 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE:...
May 18, 2016 COVINGTON, Ky. - The board of directors of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.39 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable June 15, 2016, to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 3, 2016. As of April 30, 2016, there were 62,071,615 shares of Ashland common stoc...
April 26, 2016  Ashland Inc. reports preliminary financial results for second quarter of fiscal 2016 Earnings from continuing operations equal $1.38 per diluted share Adjusted earnings from continuing operations total $1.83 per diluted share Adjusted EBITDA totals $274 million and adjusted EBITDA margin is 22.0 percent              COV...
April 13, 2016 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today provided an update on the previously announced plan to separate Ashland into two independent, publicly traded companies: the new Ashland, composed of Ashland Specialty Ingredients and Ashland Performance Materials, and Valvoline, composed of Ashland's Valvoline business segment. Ashland...
April 8, 2016 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today said it plans to report financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2016 after the New York Stock Exchange closes Tuesday, April 26, 2016, and to host a webcast with investors the following morning. Ashland plans to issue its second-quarter earnings news release at approximately...
Ashland completes acquisition of Oil Can Henry's, marking Valvoline's expansion into several Pacific Northwest quick-lube markets LEXINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced it has completed the previously announced acquisition of OCH International, Inc. (Oil Can Henry's), which operates and franchises a total of 89 quick-lube stores...
January 28, 2016 COVINGTON, Ky. - The board of directors of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.39 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable March 15, 2016, to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 19, 2016. As of December 31, 2015, there were 63,225,021 shares of Ashlan...
January 27, 2016 Lexington, KY - Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM, the nation's second-largest quick-lube chain, has opened a new company-owned service center in Woodbury, MN. The new Valvoline Instant Oil Change service center opened this week at 4088 Radio Drive.  This site is Valvoline's second store in Woodbury and it expands the total store c...
January 25, 2016        Ashland Inc. reports preliminary financial results for first quarter of fiscal 2016 Earnings from continuing operations equal $1.38 per diluted share Adjusted earnings from continuing operations were $1.41 per diluted share Adjusted EBITDA equals $247 million; adjusted EBITDA margin rises 240 basis points to 21.2 p...
LEXINGTON, Ky., Jan. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Founded in 1866, Valvoline™ - the petroleum industry's first U.S. trademarked motor oil brand whose lubricants, chemicals and car products are available in more than 160 countries and territories worldwide - has officially launched its 150th anniversary celebration, which will continue throughout ...
Barendrecht, the Netherlands - Valvoline™ - the first trademarked lubricant brand in the U.S. - is turning 150 years old in 2016 and will celebrate this milestone with a series of global initiatives. Founded in 1866 and expanded to Europe in the early '50s, Valvoline and its lubricants, chemicals and car products are now available ...
January 6, 2016 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today said it plans to report financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2016 after the New York Stock Exchange closes Monday, January 25, 2016, and to host a webcast with investors the following morning. Ashland plans to issue its first-quarter earnings news release at approximatel...
Barendrecht, The Netherlands - Valvoline™, a brand of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), today announced it will support the GINAF Rally Power Team and their driver, Jan Lammers, at the 2016 Dakar Rally. Lammers, a former Formula 1 driver, will be driving a Cummins-powered GINAF Truck in the race. He expects that his extensive race track ...
December 17, 2015 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced that Dr. Keith Silverman, PhD., vice president of environmental, health and safety and product regulatory, has joined the board of governors of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA), the leading U.S.-based trade association representing the specialty ...
DUBLIN, Ohio - Rapid innovation and quick consumer acceptance are driving record growth in flexible packaging. But this growth is also causing the industry to outpace updates to safety regulations from governing bodies in the United States and the European Union. The gap could put food manufacturers, packaging converters, materials suppli...
Purchase of Oil Can Henry's, which operates and franchises 89 stores in six states, will complement existing Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM store base December 11, 2015 LEXINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire OCH International, Inc. (Oil Can Henry's), which operates and franc...
December 4, 2015 Lexington, Ky. - Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM, the nation's second-largest quick-lube chain, recently opened four new company-owned service centers in the Dayton, Ohio, area. The new service centers are located at the following addresses: 1239 Bellefontaine St. in Wapakoneta; 1275 E. Ash Street in Piqua; 1222 Scioto Stre...
Valvoline celebrates 150th anniversary at 2015 Automechanika Shanghai SHANGHAI, China – Valvoline™, a leading worldwide producer and distributor of premium-branded automotive, commercial and industrial lubricants, and automotive chemicals, will showcase lines of premium lubricants, coolants and chemicals at 2015 Automechanika Shanghai,...
WILMINGTON, DE - Gluten-free foods, established approximately 15 years ago to provide consumers with celiac disease additional food choices free of wheat, barley, and rye, today have become a mainstream product category. Last year, food and beverage companies introduced more than 20,000 products into the global marketplace with a gluten-free lab...
Mumbai, India -Pharmaceutical scientists at Ashland understand how polymers interact with complex drug molecules. These experts will be present at CPhI India (Ashland booth # J38) to explain how Ashland is providing formulation services to manufacturers in the region that require assistance in tailoring polymer-based drug delivery systems for op...
November 19, 2015 COVINGTON, Ky. - The board of directors of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 39 cents per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable December 15, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 1, 2015. As of October 31, 2015, there were 66,805,186 shares of A...
November 17, 2015 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced that it has entered into an uncollared accelerated share repurchase (ASR) agreement with Goldman Sachs & Co. to repurchase an aggregate of $500 million of Ashland's common stock. In April 2015, Ashland's board of directors approved a $1 billion share repurchase authorizatio...
COVINGTON, Ky. – Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today hosted a ground breaking ceremony for a new 162,400-square-foot office building on its Lexington campus between Blazer Parkway and Palumbo Drive. The new building will serve as the global headquarters for Valvoline, a business unit of Ashland that has been based in Lexington for more than 30 y...
Dublin, Ohio (PRWEB) November 11, 2015 Ashland Performance Materials, a business unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), continues its initiative to help educate architects, engineers and builders through its sponsorship of the composite building materials website CompositeBuild.com. For the sixth consecutive year, Ashland will highlight some of the...
November 10, 2015 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today said it plans to webcast its investor conference on November 11, 2015, from the Marriott Essex House in New York City. The live webcast will begin at approximately 8:30 a.m. (EST) and conclude at approximately 11:45 am. In conjunction with the event, the company will post a slide pre...
November 9, 2015 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced that Gregory W. Elliott, a seasoned executive with extensive experience at global Fortune 500 companies, has joined the company as vice president and chief human resources and communications officer. He is based at the company's headquarters in Covington and reports to Willi...
Ashland Inc. reports preliminary financial results for fourth quarter of fiscal 2015 Loss from continuing operations, which includes an actuarial loss on pension, equals $0.88 per diluted share Adjusted earnings from continuing operations grow 14 percent, to $1.62 per diluted share, marking the sixth consecutive quarter of year-over-year growt...
Bangkok, Thailand - During the in-cosmetics Asia exhibition, Ashland (NYSE: ASH) will present a series of formulation prototypes that address the skin and hair care texture preferences of consumers throughout Asia. Experts in rheology, scientists at Ashland create emollients, emulsifiers, lamellar gels, rheology modifiers and specialty solvents,...
WILMINGTON, Delaware - Paint is changing. Yesterday's "house paint," a functional necessity to cover drywall, wood or masonry, must today be an "architectural coating" that allows owners to express their personal style. And paint can't just look good. It has to address the needs of an increasingly sophisticated retail buying audience that looks ...
Dublin, Ohio - Ashland Performance Materials, a business unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Derakane resins at the Composites and Advanced Materials Expo (CAMX) to be held October 27-29, 2015, in Dallas. For half a century, high-performing Derakane resins have provided unparalleled durability performance whe...
October 14, 2015 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today said it plans to report financial results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2015 after the New York Stock Exchange closes Tuesday, November 3, 2015, and to host a webcast with investors the following morning. Ashland plans to issue its fourth-quarter earnings news release at approxim...
WILMINGTON, DE - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) announced that Mustafa Rehmanji retired expert in stabilization technology, received the Master Brewers Association of America (MBAA), Award of Merit, a lifetime achievement award, at the annual MBAA meeting and exhibition in Jacksonville, Florida. ...
BARCELONA, Spain - Ashland Performance Materials, a business unit of Ashland Inc., has appointed Kemi-Intressen AB, a company of the Nordmann Rassmann Gmbh group, as its new distributor for Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Iceland. The distribution agreement, which is effective immediately, includes all Ashland unsaturated polyester resin, gel coat, ...
BARCELONA, Spain - Ashland Performance Materials, a business unit of Ashland Inc., has appointed OY Kokko-Fiber AB as its new distributor for Finland. The distribution agreement, which is effective immediately, includes all Ashland unsaturated polyester resin, gel coat, and low-profile additives products. "Our relationship with Kokko...
Lexington, Ky. - Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM, the nation's second-largest quick-lube chain, recently opened a new company-owned service center in Geneva, New York. The new Valvoline Instant Oil Change service center opened September 21 at 288 Hamilton Street. This site represents Valvoline's second store in the Finger La...
September 22, 2015 The new Ashland will be a premier specialty chemicals company with leading positions in fast-growing consumer and industrial marketsValvoline will be an industry-leading engine and automotive maintenance business, built on the strength of premium-branded lubricants The separation is expected to be completed as soon as practicable...
Shanghai, China - For years, Ashland Performance Materials (APM), a business unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), has created durable, corrosion-resistant resins used as a substitute for traditional materials such as metal and wood. Higher-performing, more cost-efficient Derakane™ resins improve manufacturing productivity and product shelf li...
WILMINGTON, Delaware (PRWEB) September 01, 2015 Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a business unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) and a world leader in the production of biofunctional ingredients, has completed the acquisition of the patented Zeta Fraction™ technology from AkzoNobel. The acquisition broadens Ashland's value-added portfolio in t...
BARCELONA, Spain - Ashland Performance Materials, a business unit of Ashland Inc., has appointed GRP Solutions Ltd. as its new distributor for the territories of the United Kingdom and Ireland. The new distribution agreement, which is effective immediately, includes all Ashland unsaturated polyester resin, gel coat, epoxy vinyl ester resins (D...
DUBLIN, Ohio - As consumers become increasingly concerned about food safety they are engaging more frequently with retailers and food companies about food packaging. To help brand owners, packaging designers and converters prepare for these engagements, Joseph Spinnato, PhD, a regulatory compliance manager with Ashland Specialty Ingredien...
COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced plans to build a new 145,000-square-foot office building on its Lexington campus between Blazer Parkway and Palumbo Drive. The new building will house Valvoline, a business unit of Ashland that has been based in Lexington for more than 30 years, and other Ashland corporate employees. &nbs...
Ashland Inc. reports preliminary financial results for third quarter of fiscal 2015 Earnings from continuing operations total $1.68 per diluted share Adjusted earnings from continuing operations grow 17 percent, to $1.91 per diluted share Adjusted EBITDA equals $290 million; EBITDA margin rises 260 basis points to 21.2 percent Company comp...
Shanghai, China - As China's coal-burning power plants work to reduce emissions through improvements to the flue gas desulphurization (FGD) process, a growing number are looking to Derakane Momentum epoxy vinyl ester resin to combat the effects of corrosion. The next-generation resin, which builds on a proud 50-year history, was develope...
July 16, 2015 COVINGTON, Ky. - The board of directors of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 39 cents per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable September 15, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 21, 2015. As of June 30, 2015, there were 67,624,467 shares of Ashland ...
July 8, 2015 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today said it plans to report financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2015 after the New York Stock Exchange closes Wednesday, July 29, 2015, and to host a webcast with investors the following morning. Ashland plans to issue its third-quarter earnings news release at approximately 5...
Purchase strengthens Ashland's position in high-growth markets and furthers the company's expansion in sustainable, natural-based specialty ingredients July 2, 2015 WILMINGTON, Delaware - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) and a world leader in the production of biofunctional ingredients, today announced...
July 1, 2015 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced that it has completed the previously announced sale of the industrial biocides assets within Ashland Specialty Ingredients to Troy Corporation, a global leader in microbial control products and performance additives. Financial terms were not disclosed. Industrial biocides help...
July 1, 2015 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced that it has completed the previously announced sale of Valvoline's car-care products assets to Niteo Products, LLC, a newly formed affiliate of Highlander Partners, L.P. Financial terms were not disclosed. Car-care products, which represented less than four percent of Valvoline...
News Release                                                                                                   June 23, 2015 Ashland Inc. announces entry into new Credit Agreement COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced that it has entered into a new credit agreement with The Bank of Nova Scotia, as administrative agent, Citib...
June 23, 2015 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced the expiration, as of 5:00 P.M., New York City time, on June 22, 2015 (the "Expiration Time"), of its previously announced cash tender offer (the "Tender Offer") to purchase for cash any and all of its outstanding $600 million aggregate principal amount of 3.000% Senior Notes d...
June 16, 2015 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. today announced that it has commenced a cash tender offer (Tender Offer) to purchase for cash any and all of its outstanding $600 million aggregate principal amount of 3.000% Senior Notes due 2016 (Notes). The maturity date of the Notes is March 15, 2016. The Tender Offer is being made pursuant to the Off...
SHANGHAI, China - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) has formally designated its long-time office in Shanghai as the regional headquarters for the Asia Pacific region. The designation recognizes the role that the Shanghai office has played in providing shared services - including finance, legal, human resources, communications, and information technology ...
Dublin, Ohio (PRWEB) June 02, 2015 Ashland Performance Materials, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), works with the best boat builders in the world providing them with new technologies for decades that deliver unmatched quality and performance. Ashland's newest product captures the latest trends and needs for high-performance boats...
Sale of non-core product line expected to close within 60 days    May 29, 2015 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell the industrial biocides assets within Ashland Specialty Ingredients to Troy Corporation, a global leader in microbial control products and performance additives....
May 20, 2015 Lexington, Ky. - Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM, the nation's second-largest quick-lube chain, recently opened a new company-owned service center in Cranberry, Pennsylvania, just outside of Pittsburgh. The new Valvoline Instant Oil Change service center opened May 4 at 20234 Route 19. This site represents Valvoline's seventh store i...
May 20, 2015 DUBLIN, Ohio - Ashland Performance Materials, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), is increasing the price of its portfolio of unsaturated polyester resins, epoxy vinyl esters and gelcoats sold in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) by 100 euros per ton effective June 1, 2015, or as contracts allow. This increase is p...
Shanghai, China - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), recently received a Ringier 2015 Coatings Technology Innovation Award for its Natrostone™ H30 rheology modifier. It is the fifth consecutive year that Ashland has won a Ringier Innovation Award. The Ringier Technology Innovation Awa...
LEXINGTON, Ky., May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ValvolineTM and Hendrick Motorsports today announced an exciting new online challenge called "What's Under the Hood?" NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kasey Kahne and Jimmie Johnson each step out from behind the wheel to take a turn as host of the interactive video game s...
May 14, 2015 COVINGTON, Ky. - The board of directors of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) has approved a nearly 15 percent increase in the company's quarterly cash dividend. Ashland's board raised the quarterly dividend on the company's common stock from 34 cents per share to 39 cents per share, equivalent to an annual dividend of $1.56 per share. The quar...
DUBLIN, Ohio - During the 2015 American Institute of Architects (AIA) Convention, (May 14 - May 16) the Composite Pavilion will showcase new materials and technology including a unique display, "Plasticity Pavilion," by designer Justin Diles, assistant professor of architecture at The O...
Ashland Inc. reports preliminary financial results for second quarter of fiscal 2015 Earnings from continuing operations total $1.39 per diluted share Adjusted earnings from continuing operations grow 33 percent, to $2.03 per diluted share Adjusted EBITDA rises nearly 11 percent, to $301 million; adjusted EBITDA margin climbs 470 basis point...
Expanded leadership role adds management responsibility for Ashland Performance Materials    April 22, 2015 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced that Luis Fernandez-Moreno, senior vice president of Ashland and president of Ashland Specialty Ingredients, has been promoted to the newly created position of senior vice president ...
Schaffhausen, Switzerland - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), today introduced its Culminal™ Plus tile adhesive to the European market at the 2015 European Coatings Show in Nuremberg, Germany. The demand for Culminal Plus modified methylcellulose (MC) was born out of the curre...
BARCELONA, Spain - Spotlighting hair that looks, feels and styles extraordinarily well, Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) revealed hair-care solutions at in-cosmetics 2015 that bring out the exceptional beauty of numerous hair types around the world. Applying expertise in hair-care ingredient technologies and knowledge in key consumer drivers - hair wave...
BARCELONA, Spain - At in-cosmetics, the world's leading trade fair for personal care ingredients, Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) presented examples of enterprise solutions in key areas of consumer care that will enable manufacturers of finished products to introduce new, more dynamic and more efficient formulations. Showcasing comprehensive expertise ...
BARCELONA, Spain - Working on the premise that beautiful skin is linked to overall skin health, Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) introduced its leading team of biologists, dermatologists and formulation experts to attendees of the in-cosmetics 2015 trade fair. The multidiscipline team is focused on the discovery of new biological pathways that may pot...
Brands to be sold include Car BriteTM and Eagle OneTM appearance products, as well as automotive maintenance chemicals such as PyroilTM April 8, 2015 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) and Niteo Products, LLC, a newly formed affiliate of Highlander Partners, L.P., today announced they have reached a definitive agreement under which Niteo ...
April 8, 2015 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today said it plans to report financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2015 after the New York Stock Exchange closes Wednesday, April 29, 2015, and to host a webcast with investors the following morning. Ashland plans to issue its second-quarter earnings news release at approximate...
Growing demand for NatrosolTMhydroxyethylcellulose and KlucelTM hydroxypropylcellulose drives capacity expansion   April 2, 2015 WILMINGTON, Delaware - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), today announced plans to invest approximately $89 million over the next three years to expand specialty chemical prod...
March 17, 2015 DUBLIN, Ohio - Ashland Performance Materials, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), is increasing the price of its portfolio of unsaturated polyester resins, epoxy vinyl esters and gelcoats sold in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) by 150 euros per ton effective April 1, 2015, or as contracts allow. This increase i...
SHANGHAI, China - Molecular and environmental biologists have conducted a range of studies over the past 30 years that show how biological processes based on 24-hour rhythms enable plants and organisms to anticipate and prepare for regular environmental changes. More recently, in vivo tests revealed that certain biophysical and physiological p...
Shanghai, China - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), today announced that its N-DurHance™ A-1000 conditioning polymer has won a 2015 China Personal Care & Cosmetics Innovation Award. The award, which is co-sponsored by Reed Sinopharm Exhibition and Ringier Media Group, recognizes indi...
BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Research scientists from academia and the hair care industry regularly conduct hair mapping studies to determine how hair types characterized by differences in protein architecture and overall morphology may behave during treatment and styling with film-forming polymers. Experts in hair mapping and polymer films will present th...
DUBLIN, Ohio - For 50 years, Ashland's Derakane resins have defined the standard of excellence in corrosion-resistant fiber reinforced plastic (FRP) applications for chemical processing, water treatment and air pollution control, mineral processing and more. Invented in 1965 for use in extremely corrosive, hot, wet chlorine environments...
February 23, 2015 Lexington, Ky. - Valvoline Instant Oil Change, the nation's second-largest quick-lube chain, recently opened new company-owned service centers in Dublin, Ohio, and Cleveland, Tennessee. In Dublin, the new Valvoline Instant Oil Change service center opened today at 7616 Sawmill Road. This site represents Valvoline's 21st store in...
WILMINGTON, Del. - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc.       (NYSE: ASH), will showcase two new binders for lithium ion batteries at Battery Japan, 2015. The company will launch Bondwell™ BVH9 carboxy methyl cellulose (CMC) binder for the anode, and will introduce its PVP K-Series ...
LEXINGTON, Ky., Feb. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Valvoline™, a brand of Ashland Inc., today announced the wide-scale availability of its Full Synthetic High Mileage motor oil with MaxLife technology. The lubricant offers drivers a superior level of engine protection that guards against the three major causes of engine stress: heat, deposits and w...
January 29, 2015 COVINGTON, Ky. - The board of directors of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 34 cents per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable March 15, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 13, 2015. As of December 31, 2014, there were 69,264,646 shares of Ash...
January 29, 2015 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced that it has entered into uncollared accelerated share repurchase (ASR) agreements with each of Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch ("Deutsche Bank"), and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., ("JPMorgan") to repurchase an aggregate of approximately $270 million of Ashland's common stock. T...
News Release                                                                                                                                                             January 26, 2015        Ashland Inc. reports preliminary financial results for first quarter of fiscal 2015 Earnings from continuing operations total $0.57 per diluted share ...
BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Ashland (NYSE: ASH) today announced the commercial launch of Advantage™ 4910 polymer, a hair fixative with a long history of use in hairspray formulations. The legacy polymer known for lending lasting hold, stiffness and humidity resistivity to hair styles is included in more hairspray product launches than any ...
BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Representing more than $3 billion in annual sales, hairspray is the world's most popular styling format. Since its inception as a commercial product in the late 1940's, however, hairspray products have changed, undergoing updates in both form and function to meet consumer requirements for different levels of hold, along with ot...
January 14, 2015 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced a new starting time for its first-quarter earnings webcast with investors on Tuesday, January 27, 2015. The webcast will now begin at 10 a.m. EST, one hour later than originally planned. Ashland will report financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2015 at approxim...
January 6, 2015 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today said it plans to report financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2015 after the New York Stock Exchange closes on Monday, January 26, 2015, and to host a webcast with investors the following morning. Ashland plans to issue its first-quarter earnings news release at approxima...
January 2, 2015 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today reported, as required by New York Stock Exchange rules, an equity inducement award made to William A. Wulfsohn, the company's newly appointed chairman and chief executive officer who formally joined the company on January 1, 2015. As an inducement for employment, and as previously dis...
Shanghai, China - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), today announced that it has signed an exclusive manufacturing agreement with Dairen Chemical Corporation (DCC) to produce AQUAPAS™ redispersible powder (RDP) products effective January 1, 2015. This agreement with Dairen, which is o...
LEXINGTON, Ky., Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valvoline™, a brand of Ashland Inc., today announced the launch of TeamValvoline.com, a new online resource that provides a one-stop destination for racers, engineers and auto professionals and car enthusiasts to gain access to exclusive content from industry leaders and connect with a community o...
LEXINGTON, KY., Dec. 11, 2014 - Officials from the Automobile Racing Club of America, Valvoline and TSMGI today announced that Valvoline™ would become the official motor oil of the ARCA Racing Series beginning in 2015. The announcement, which took place at the Performance Racing Industry trade show in Indianapolis, includes the ne...
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced its Valvoline world headquarters office has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) ENERGY STAR certification, which signifies that the building performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meets strict energy efficiency perfo...
DUBLIN, Ohio - Ashland Performance Materials, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), is increasing the price of all grades of N-methylpyrrolidone (NMP, M-Pyrol) sold globally effective January 1, 2015 or as contracts allow. Prices will increase according to the schedule below: North America and Asia price will increas...
December 1, 2014 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced it has completed the sale of its elastomers business, based in Port Neches, Texas, to Lion Copolymer Holdings, LLC. Financial terms were not disclosed. The elastomers business, which primarily serves the North American replacement tire market, accounted for approximately 18...
Shanghai, China -- With the increasing regulations worldwide limiting the use of volatile organic compounds (VOC), coating manufacturers face increased investment in reforming existing systems and designing new systems. At the upcoming ChinaCoat 2014 exhibition from Dec. 3-5, 2014, in Guangzhou, Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit...
President and CEO of Carpenter Technology to succeed retiring Jim O'Brien effective January 1, 2015; Wulfsohn brings nearly 30 years of global chemicals and industrial experience Covington, Ky., Nov. 14, 2014 - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced its board of directors has moved forward with its ongoing integrated succession and strategic pla...
November 13, 2014 COVINGTON, Ky. - The board of directors of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 34 cents per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable December 15, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 1, 2014. As of October 31, 2014, there were 69,368,070 shares of A...
November 5, 2014      Ashland Inc. reports preliminary financial results for fourth quarter of fiscal 2014 Loss from continuing operations totals $0.35 per diluted share, including an actuarial loss on pension Adjusted earnings from continuing operations grow 10 percent, to $1.42 per diluted share Global restructuring has captured more th...
Bangkok, Thailand - Advancing the capabilities of personal care products, Ashland today unveiled its roadmap to beautiful hair based on BiotHAIRapy™ biofunctionals. The patented ingredient systems are inspired by key biological markers associated with hair growth capital, density, strength and color. Biologists from Ashland's Vincience rese...
WILMINGTON, Del. - Formulators are looking for swift, tailored solutions to identify the best film coating for their dosage forms and to better respond to film-coating issues when they arise. To meet this need, Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), recently launched a web-based ...
WILMINGTON, Del. - On September 30, Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE:ASH), opened a state-of-the-art pharmaceutical center of excellence in Wilmington. The new facility will focus on drug development and bioavailability enhancement, and expands Ashland's global network of pharmaceutical research and developm...
DUBLIN, Ohio - For more than 100 years, poured-concrete foundation walls have been the industry standard for residential homes in the United States (U.S.). Times are changing however, with the introduction of patented Epitome quality foundation walls from Composite Panel Systems (CPS). The new foundation walls were designed with the bui...
October 13, 2014 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today said it plans to report financial results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014 after the New York Stock Exchange closes on Wednesday, November 5, 2014, and to host a webcast with investors the following morning. Ashland plans to issue its fourth-quarter earnings news release at app...
October 9, 2014 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) and Lion Copolymer Holdings, LLC, today announced they have reached a definitive agreement under which Lion Copolymer will purchase Ashland's elastomers business based in Port Neches, Texas. The transaction is expected to close by December 31, 2014, contingent on certain customary regulatory...
DUBLIN, Ohio – Ashland Performance Materials, a global leader in resin chemistries and technology solutions for composite manufacturing, today announced that it has agreed to be exclusive sponsor of the inaugural 2014 CAMX Awards. The event, to be held October 13-16, 2014, in Orlando, Fla.,...
Shanghai, China – Ashland Inc. (NSH: ASH) today announced the launch of its Chinese website ashlandchina.com, designed to meet the growing needs of customers, suppliers, media and other key stakeholders in China. “China is an important growth market for Ashland, and we believe this new we...
WILMINGTON, Del. - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), is increasing the price of its portfolio of Aqualon™ ethylcellulose and sodium carboxymethylcellulose, Aquarius™ film coating systems, Blanose™ sodium carboxymethylcellulose, Benecel™ methylcellulose and hypromellose, Klucel...
DUBLIN, Ohio – In the United States alone, manufacturers of recreational boats comprise a $6 billion industry. While the demand for new boats depends on growing consumer income, the profitability of individual companies is linked to manufacturing efficiencies and quality. Ashland Performance Materials, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NY...
September 17, 2014 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today joined the Public Access to SunScreens (PASS) Coalition in applauding the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pension (HELP) for bipartisan support of the Sunscreen Innovation Act (S. 2141). The bill supported by the committee Wednesday includes a transparent rev...
Delhi, INDIA - Valvoline Cummins Ltd. (VCL), a joint venture between Ashland Inc. and Cummins India Limited, today announced the opening of its new laboratories for R&D and Product Development along with a world-class training facility, at its Ambernath plant, close to Mumbai. All the three facilities were formally inaugurated by Dr. Frances...
WILMINGTON, DE - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), is showcasing new technologies in digital printing and flexible packaging designed for improved safety, superior performance and enhanced efficiencies at this year's Label Expo in Rosemont, Illinois. Expanding on industry-leading regulatory expertise ...
DUBLIN, OH – Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), has obtained certification by the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) for 13 ultraviolet (UV) and water-based overprint varnishes within the PureRad™ and PureKote™ overprint varnish (...
Shanghai, China - Ashland Performance Materials, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), recently received a Ringier 2014 Composites Technology Innovation Award for its non-sanding Maxguard GNJ sanitary gelcoat, which offers improved appearance and durability to manufacturers of sanitary products such as bathtubs and water closets. ...
DUBLIN, Ohio - A recent U.S. Energy Information Administration report confirms what most Americans may already believe ? our dependence on gasoline will likely continue to decrease for several reasons. While the recession may have begun the current trend, consumers are also increasing their demand for more fuel-efficient vehicles. And, the Natio...
August 19, 2014 DUBLIN, Ohio - Ashland Performance Materials, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), is increasing the prices of its complete portfolio of unsaturated polyester resins and gelcoats in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) by 75 euros per ton. This increase will take effect September 1, 2014, or at the earliest pos...
WILMINGTON, Del. - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), today announced plans to significantly expand production capacity of its Klucel™ hydroxypropylcellulose (HPC) product line in Hopewell, Va. The expansion is expected ...
August 6, 2014 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced that it has established 10b5-1 plans with each of Deutsche Bank Securities and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., ("JPMorgan") to repurchase an aggregate of $250 million of Ashland's common stock. These plans are part of Ashland's previously announced $1.35 billion share repurchase au...
August 5, 2014 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced that it has entered into uncollared accelerated share repurchase (ASR) agreements with each of Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch ("Deutsche Bank"), and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., ("JPMorgan") to repurchase an aggregate of $750 million of Ashland's common stock. These agreements ...
WILMINGTON, DE - Scientists from around the world will present their latest findings in controlled release and encapsulation technologies during the Winter 2014 Avant Institute Symposium. New advances are necessary to enable consumer product manufacturers to continue to create differentiated formulations and to help resolve long-standing formula...
Nanjing, China - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), today announced that it would expand capacity at its Natrosol™ hydroxyethylcellulose (HEC) production facility in Nanjing by 4,000 metric tons, or approximately 40 percent, over the next 18 months. The four-year-old facility, which emplo...
August 1, 2014 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today said it has completed the previously announced sale of Ashland Water Technologies to a fund managed by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) in a transaction valued at approximately $1.8 billion. Net proceeds from the sale totaled approximately $1.4 billion, which primarily will be used to ...
News Release                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             July 31, 2014  Ashland Inc. reports preliminary financial results for third qua...
Lexington, Ky. - Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM, the nation's second-largest quick-lube chain, recently opened a new company-owned service center in Chillicothe, Ohio. The new Valvoline Instant Oil Change service center is located at 980 N. Bridge Street. Store hours are Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m....
July 17, 2014 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today joined the Public Access to SunScreens (PASS) Coalition in applauding the House Energy and Commerce Committee for bipartisan support and approval of the Sunscreen Innovation Act, H.R. 4250. The bill approved by the committee Tuesday includes a transparent review process within a predic...
July 17, 2014 COVINGTON, Ky. - The board of directors of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 34 cents per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable September 15, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 15, 2014. As of June 30, 2014, there were 78,052,592 shares of Ashland ...
WILMINGTON, Del. - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), is increasing the price of its portfolio of hydroxyethylcellulose products 5 percent globally effective August 1, 2014, or as contracts allow. Responding to changing market conditions allows Ashland to continue to provide innovative products ...
July 15, 2014 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced that it plans to report financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2014 after the New York Stock Exchange closes on Thursday, July 31, 2014, and to host a webcast with investors the following morning. Ashland plans to issue its third-quarter earnings news release at ap...
July 1, 2014 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) and Clariant today announced they have completed the previously announced sale of their joint venture, ASK Chemicals GmbH headquartered in Hilden, Germany, to investment funds affiliated with Rhône, a London and New York-based private equity investment firm. The enterprise value of the tra...
NEW YORK, NY (June 30, 2014) - Network A, the fastest growing action sports and adventure network, and Valvoline premiere a new digital series, "Garage Tours" tomorrow, July 1st, on NetworkA.com. With host and professional Formula Drift...
DUBLIN, Ohio - Ashland Performance Materials, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), is increasing the prices of its complete portfolio of unsaturated polyester resin, gelcoat and epoxy vinyl ester resins in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) by 75 euros per ton. This increase will take effect July 1, 2014, or at the earliest poss...
DUBLIN, Ohio - Design flexibility. Warmer, drier homes. Healthier, more comfortable living spaces. Ours is a material world and composites technologies like those from Ashland Performance Materials, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE:ASH), are helping to develop the materials of the future. Ashland has long been in the lead of brin...
DUBLIN, Ohio - Poured-concrete foundation walls have been the industry standard for residential homes in the United States (U.S.) for more than 100 years. That may be about to change however with the introduction of patented Epitome* quality foundation walls from Composite Panel Systems (CPS). This may be especially true for basements in the nor...
Lexington, Ky. - With the arrival of summer, more drivers will hit the American highways for summer vacations. Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM service centers offer up their Top 10 Summer Driving Tips to help prepare your vehicle and ensure it is in optimal driving condition for your summer getaway or your ...
Dublin, OH (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Ashland Performance Materials, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), is increasing the price of its portfolio of intermediates and specialty solvents sold in North America effective July 1, 2014, or as contracts allow. Prices for 1, 4 Butanediol (BDO) and its downstream solvent derivatives will increas...
WILMINGTON, Del. (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 It was 1939 when German chemist Walter Reppe, who was working with the N-vinylpyrrolidone monomer, discovered the polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) compound. A pioneer in acetylene chemistry, Reppe thought of PVP as one of the most potentially useful derivatives he had discovered, so he patented it. Seventy-five...
WILMINGTON, Del. - With consumer interest in health and wellness continuing to grow, food and beverage formulators face mounting challenges as they try to stay ahead of the rapidly evolving demand for new products. A new tool from Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), may help them keep pace. ...
WILMINGTON, Del. - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), is increasing the price of its industrial hydroxyethylcellulose (HEC) product lines globally. Prices will increase by 7 to 10 percent, depending on grade and region, effective for shipments after July 1, 2014, or as contracts allow. This price incr...
Lexington, Ky. - Valvoline Instant Oil Change℠, the nation's second-largest quick-lube chain, recently opened a new company-owned service center in Fairlawn. This brings the total number of Valvoline Instant Oil Change stores in northeast Ohio to 27. The new Valvoline Instant Oil Change service center is located at 33 South Cle...
May 15, 2014 COVINGTON, Ky. - The board of directors of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 34 cents per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable June 15, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 30, 2014. As of March 31, 2014, there were 77,931,364 shares of Ashland common s...
WILMINGTON, DE - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), today introduced a web-based tool designed to help manufacturers of personal care products identify preservatives best suited for skin care and hair care formulations. Ashland created the tool to better serve formulators responsible for preserving pr...
WILMINGTON, DE - Manufacturers of personal care products continually search for new innovations to improve the performance and aesthetics of skin care creams. Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), now offers HydroSheer™ II formulation technology, a system designed to modify emulsion behavior in such a...
Earnings from continuing operations total ($0.78) per diluted share Adjusted earnings from continuing operations total $1.53 per diluted share, which excludes $0.21 per diluted share from discontinued operations, where Ashland Water Technologies is now classified Company reports good progress on global restructuring April 30, 2014  COVINGTON...
Board of directors begins formal search process as part of orderly succession planning April 22, 2014 Covington, Ky. - As part of an ongoing integrated succession and strategic plan, Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced that Chairman and Chief Executive Officer James J. O'Brien has decided to retire effective December 31, 2014. Ashland's boar...
April 16, 2014 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced that it plans to report financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2014 after the New York Stock Exchange  closes on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, and to host a webcast with investors the following morning. Ashland plans to issue its second-quarter earnings news release...
WILMINGTON, Del. - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), is increasing the price of its Aquapas™ redispersible powders globally. Aquapas redispersible powders are used in a wide variety of construction applications, including external insulating foam systems, construction a...
WILMINGTON, Del. - In an increasingly dynamic marketplace, beverage producers are facing multiple challenges developing more complex formulations while balancing the ever-changing needs of consumers. Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), a leading, global specialty chemical company, is uniquely positioned to provide a broad range of solutions specifically d...
April 9, 2014 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) and Clariant today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement to sell their joint venture, ASK Chemicals GmbH headquartered in Hilden, Germany, to investment funds affiliated with Rhône, a London and New York-based private equity investment firm. The enterprise value of the t...
BARENDRECHT, Paesi Bassi - Valvoline, divisione di Ashland Inc (NYSE:ASH), ha annunciato di avere stipulato un accordo di sponsorizzazione con il Padgett's Motorcycles Racing Team. Il nuovo team Padgett's Motorcycles - Valvoline Racing e i suoi celeberrimi piloti John McGuinness e Bruce Anstey parteciperanno al leggendario TT dell'isola di Man...
BARENDRECHT, Nederland - Valvoline, een commerciële divisie van Ashland Inc. (NYSE:ASH), kondigde vandaag aan dat het een sponsor overeenkomst met het Padgett's Motorcycles Racing Team is aangegaan. Dit nieuwe team, Valvoline Racing by Padgett's Motorcycles, met hun legendarische coureurs John McGuinness en Bruce Anstey, zal deelnemen aan...
BARENDRECHT, Holandia – oddział handlowy firmy Ashland Inc. (NYSE:ASH), Valvoline, poinformował dzisiaj o podpisaniu umowy sponsorskiej z zespołem motocyklowym Padgett's Motorcycles Racing team. Nowy zespół Padgett's Motorcycles Valvoline Racing, w skład którego wchodzą legendarni kierowcy John McGuinness i Bru...
BARENDRECHT, Pays-Bas - Valvoline, une unité commerciale d'Ashland Inc. (NYSE : ASH), a annoncé aujourd'hui qu'elle avait conclu un contrat de sponsoring titre avec l'écurie de Padgett's Motorcycles. Cette nouvelle équipe, baptisée Valvoline Racing by Padgett's Motorcycles et composée des pilotes légendaires John McGuinness et Bruce Anstey, co...
BARENDRECHT, Niederlande - Valvoline, eine Abteilung des US-Amerikanischen Unternehmens Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), verkündete die Unterzeichnung einer Titelsponsoring-Vereinbarung mit dem Motorradrennteam von Padgett's. Das neue Rennteam namens Valvoline Racing von Padgett's Motorcycles, dem unter anderem die Rennlegenden John McGuinness u...
BARENDRECHT, the Netherlands - Valvoline, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE:ASH), today announced it has entered into a title sponsorship agreement with the Padgett's Motorcycles Racing team. This new team, Valvoline Racing by Padgett's Motorcycles, with their legendary riders John McGuinness and Bruce Anstey, will compete in the iconic ...
WILMINGTON, Del. - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland, Inc. (NYSE: ASH), has completed a 13,000-square-foot expansion of its Macon, Ga., facility and moved its Nuosept™ biocides production line to the new space. By moving Nuosept biocide production from Leaside, Ontario, to Macon, Ashland has increased production...
WILMINGTON, Del. - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), today rolled out a new service to help coatings chemists objectively determine paint application "feel" according to key parameters. Paint application feel refers to how it feels to roll paint onto a surface. Typically, a trained evaluat...
Hyderabad, India - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE:ASH), today held a grand opening ceremony for the opening of a new pharmaceutical center of excellence in Hyderabad, India. This is the ninth center of excellence that Ashland Specialty Ingredients has opened, and it joins Ashland's global network of thre...
WILMINGTON, DE - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), today introduced Neomatrix™ biofunctional, a novel skin pentapeptide inspired by stratifin signaling proteins, an epidermal biomessenger that functions on an intercellular basis to support skin's own dermal remodelin...
WILMINGTON, DE - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), today introduced AquaStyle™ SH-100 polymer, a highly functional technology that brings all-day hold to virtually any hair style, anywhere. With AquaStyle SH-100 polymer, consumers may create individual hair styles with the benefits of long-last...
WILMINGTON, DE - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc.(NYSE: ASH), today announced the launch of N-DurHance™ A-1000 conditioning polymer, a new conditioning technology demonstrated to restore and improve the look of healthy hair over the course of several wash cycles. Based on a homopolymer of acrylamido-N-propy...
WILMINGTON, Del. - When tracking the trends of today's craft beers across North America, it's a certainty among craft brewers that growth depends on three things: clear beer, strong shelf life and fool-proof results. Knowing this to be the case, the brewmasters at Ashland developed Polyclar™ Brewbrite stabilizer for those craft breweries re...
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Shanghai, China - The increasingly dynamic marketplace challenges beverage producers to develop more complex formulations while balancing the ever-changing needs of consumers. As more diverse and unique products emerging in the market, the need for improved taste and texture will continue to drive ingredient innovation. Ashland Spec...
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam - Amid the world's biggest and fastest-growing beer market, brewers in the Asia Pacific region are looking for clear and more stable beverages with long-lasting shelf life. At the upcoming Institute of Brewing & Distilling (IBD) Asia Pacific Section's 33rd Convention in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, March 23-28,...
WILMINGTON, Del. - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), has unveiled four videos on the company's new state-of-the-art battery testing laboratory. Narrated separately in Japanese, Korean, Chinese and English, each new video is customized to a key audience in the lithium ion battery industry. ...
WILMINGTON, Del. - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), invites the world's leading personal care product formulators, researchers and marketers to create lasting impressions for consumers at in-cosmetics 2014, to be held April 1-3 in Hamb...
WILMINGTON, Del. - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), is increasing the price of its Surfadone LP-100 wetting agent, also known as N-octyl pyrrolidone (NOP) effective immediately, or as contracts allow. + $0.95/kg North America and Asia + €0.70/kg Europe ...
MUMBAI, India - Appearance, performance and sustainability are the key drivers of today's coatings and construction market. At PaintIndia 2014, to be held March 6-8 in Mumbai, India, Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSH: ASH) will showcase a variety of cutting-edge products and technologies for this important ...
DUBLIN, OH – Ashland Performance Materials, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), today announced plans to close its unsaturated polyester resin (UPR) and gelcoats manufacturing facility in Kelowna, British Columbia, effective June 27, 2014. Several factors contributed to this decision, including the downturn in the economy, the c...
WILMINGTON, Del. - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), is increasing the price of its portfolio of intermediates and specialty solvents sold in Asia Pacific effective April 1, 2014, or as contracts allow. Prices for N-Methylpyrrolidone (NMP, M-Pyrol), Tetrahydrofuran (THF) and Gamma-Butyrolactone ...
WILMINGTON, Del. - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), is increasing the price of its portfolio of intermediates and specialty solvents sold in Europe effective April 1, 2014, or as contracts allow. Prices for N-Methylpyrrolidone (NMP, M-Pyrol) and Gamma-Butyrolactone (BLO) will increase by EUR 0....
WILMINGTON, Del. - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), is increasing the price of its portfolio of intermediates and specialty solvents sold in North America effective April 1, 2014 or as contracts allow. Prices for 1,4 Butanediol (BDO) and its downstream solvent derivatives will increase by $0.05...
Lexington, Ky. - Valvoline™, a leading marketer, distributor and producer of quality branded automotive and industrial products and services, today announced that it has entered into a multi-year sponsorship agreement with JR Motorsports. The sponsorship will kick off at the 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series season-opening race at Daytona In...
Shanghai, China - Personal care manufacturers continuously look for innovations to fulfill consumer desires for younger, healthier-looking skin. Ashland Specialty Ingredients (ASI), a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), offers Actopontine™ biofunctional in response to this consumer demand. The product recently won the China Per...
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COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to sell Ashland Water Technologies to a fund managed by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in a transaction valued at approximately $1.8 billion. The transaction is expected to close by the end of Ashland's fiscal year on September 30, 2014, contingent on certain c...
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced it will present new data at the Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients Exhibition (PCHi) in Shanghai this week that demonstrates how plankton extract rich in GP4G nucleotides limits the appearance of skin damage ex vivo following exposure to environmental shocks, such as infrared radia...
Lexington, Ky. - This year's snow and ice caused misery for many motorists, and cars took a beating. Experts warn drivers to have their cars checked out now for small winter damage that could cause problems later. As many drivers learned the hard way, sub-zero temperatures froze door locks, drained batteries and iced-up fuel lines, leaving som...
BARCELONA, Spain - Ashland Performance Materials, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), is increasing the prices of its Derakane epoxy vinyl ester resins, unsaturated polyester resins (UPRs) and gelcoats portfolio sold in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) by 50 euros per ton. This increase will take effect March 1, 2014. ...
DUBLIN, Ohio - Ashland Performance Materials, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), said today it will increase the price of specialty resins sold in North America effective February 17, 2014, or as contracts allow. Prices for AME™, AROTOOL™, DEREKANE™ and HETRON™ branded products will increase by $0.07/lb. and unsat...
Lexington, Ky. (February 10, 2014) - Valvoline™ and Hendrick Motorsports today announced a first-of-its-kind consumer challenge called the Reinvention Project. Valvoline is working with NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. to secretly reinvent two classic Chevy trucks and will be keeping them under wraps...
COVINGTON, Ky. - The board of directors of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 34 cents per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable March 15, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 14, 2014. As of December 31, 2013, there were 77,805,521shares of Ashland common stock ...
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. - Recent findings that reveal the pathogenic role of a widely studied bacterium called Propionibacterium acnes (P. acnes) has prompted many academic researchers to rethink how acne vulgaris develops and how it may be better managed. Previously, P. acnes was considered by researchers to further inflame skin, following the...
BARENDRECHT, the Netherlands - Valvoline™, a leading marketer, distributor and producer of quality branded automotive and industrial products and services, announces its collaboration with TAM Durabus, a Slovenian commercial vehicle and bus manufacturer. Valvoline will become TAM's exclusive partne...
Earnings from continuing operations total $1.42 per diluted share Company outlines global restructuring program to drive growth and improve competitiveness COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), a global leader in specialty chemical solutions for consumer and industrial markets, today announced preliminary(1) financial results for the quart...
BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), today joined New Jersey Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno at the celebration of a new 200,000-square-foot global R&D labs, personal care center of excellence and office facility in Bridgewater. In March 2013, Ashland announced plans to relocate it...
January 14, 2014 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced that it plans to report financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2014 after the New York Stock Exchange  closes on Monday, January 27, 2014, and to host a webcast with investors at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, January 28, 2014. Historically, Ashland has reported its quarte...
WILMINGTON, Del. - Ashland Water Technologies' Ludwig Krapsch, turned an idea for recovering and reusing starch in waste paper into an innovative program that improves sustainability and productivity for manufacturers of recycled paperboard. Less than three years after its launch, the company's B...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: Valvoline, a leading marketer, distributor and producer of automotive and industrial products and services, has partnered with Abu Dhabi's YAS Marina Drag Racing Centre after finalising a multi-year sponsorship agreement starting 10 December, 2013. The Official Lubricants Partner of YAS Marina Dra...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-- Valvoline™, a leading marketer, distributor and producer of automotive and industrial products and services, has introduced Engine Armour™, the first line of fully synthetic engine oils developed specifically for Middle East markets. Engine Armour's patented ThermalShield™ techn...
November 27, 2013 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today filed its annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2013, with the Securities and Exchange Commission. There are several options to access a paper copy of Ashland's complete audited financial statements free of charge. The Form 10-K may be downloaded from t...
Shanghai, China - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSH: ASH), today announced the addition of a coatings and construction lab in its Shanghai Technical Center. With 20 additional chemists, the newly expanded technical center houses state-of-the-art laboratory facilities for research and development (R&D), appl...
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News Release     November 18, 2013 Ashland Inc. appoints Stephen F. Kirk to board of directorsExpands board from 11 to 12 directors COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced the appointment of Stephen F. Kirk, former senior vice president and chief operating officer of The Lubrizol Corporation, to its board of directors effect...
COVINGTON, Ky. - The board of directors of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 34 cents per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable December 15, 2013, to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 2, 2013. As of September 30, 2013, there were 77,492,640shares of Ashland common sto...
Wilmington, Del. - Plant managers and engineers are constantly looking for innovative and cost-effective solutions to increase productivity and system reliability while reducing overall operating costs. Ashland Water Technologies, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), will introduce its new OnGuard™ i controller at the Inter...
WILMINGTON, Del. - Ashland Water Technologies, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), today announced it has hired Jeff Fulgham as vice president, marketing. He is based in Wilmington and reports to John Panichella, Ashland senior vice president and president, Ashland Water Technologies. Fulgham brings over 30 years of sales ...
Bridgewater, NJ - Ashland's consumer research within the men's grooming market suggests that more than ever, men desire a comprehensive regimen to maintain a healthy look and great hygiene but few want to add the extra time it often takes to look and feel terrific. Responding to consumer in-put, Ashland unveiled Groom 'n Go at SCS Formulate, a k...
DUBLIN, Ohio - Ashland Performance Materials, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), continues its initiative to help educate architects, engineers and builders through its sponsorship of the composite building materials website CompositeBuild.com. Ashland will showcase composite material produc...
WILMINGTON, Del. - In today's environment, pharmaceutical companies must get products to market faster and work hard to reduce costs. Generics are an ever-growing trend in the current tableting market. Due to fierce competition and the expansion into emerging markets, oral-dosage formulators are not only seeking tablet ingredients with the best ...
WILMINGTON, Del. - Are you a solid dosage formulator working on poorly soluble pharmaceutical actives? Are you looking for swift and tailored solutions to identify the best solubilization option for your active pharmaceutical ingredient (API)? Ashland is one of the world leaders in oral solid-dosage forms providing technical expertise...
Ashland Inc. reports preliminary financial results for fourth quarter of fiscal 2013 Earnings from continuing operations total $5.13 per diluted share, which includes an actuarial gain on pension; adjusted earnings, excluding key items, equal $1.54 per diluted share Cash flow from operating activities in fiscal 2013 totals $791 million; Free ca...
WILMINGTON, Del.- For the second consecutive year, Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) was honored as Best Chemical Supplier of the Year for the Pulp and Paper segment by the Brazilian Pulp & Paper Association (ABTCP) at its annual awards dinner October 9, 2013. Flavio Parrilha Martins, commercial leader paper, Brazil, accepted the award on behalf of Ashl...
BARENDRECHT, the Netherlands - Effective immediately, Valvoline International Inc., an affiliate of Ashland Consumer Markets, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), has named AutoPasion SH.PK authorized distributor for the complete line of Valvoline high-performance lubricants, automotive chemicals and car care products. ...
BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Did you know that P. acnes, the bacterium responsible for acne, may protect itself through a biofilm? Or that consumers afflicted with acne show an exaggerated immune response to P. acnes compared to those without acne? These and other enlightening skin care research revelations will be presented in depth when Ashland Sp...
SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland - "Would you like fries with that?" is no longer a simple yes-or-no proposition for those watching fat and calorie intake when eating fried foods. Instead, consumers are asking how such foods have been prepared, and they can taste the difference. Even though dieters tend to go light on fried foods, the amount of oil and...
WILMINGTON, DE - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), today announced Ecocert, the global certifying body for sustainable products, has verified that Integra™ 44 microbiocide conforms to its standards for use in natural laundry detergents. Integra 44 microbiocide offers broad-spectrum antimicrobial p...
John Panichella to lead Ashland Water Technologies and Luis Fernandez-Moreno assumes helm at Ashland Specialty Ingredients          October 15, 2013 Covington, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced that it is realigning senior leadership within two commercial units as part of an ongoing commitment to unlock new value and growth opportunit...
WILMINGTON, Del. - Shelf life determines how long a beer remains clear and stable under average conditions. In contrast to expiration dates for food, drinking a beer past its best-by date isn't potentially hazardous, but there is no clear reason to drink hazy beer. The global beer market exceeded $510 billion in 2012, and has led to opportuniti...
WILMINGTON, Del. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced the launch of a social media program for the company's Industrial Specialties business. Called "Ashland Builds Community," the program launched recently and includes pages on Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn. The social media pages offer a channel for Ashland to share informat...
COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced that it will conduct a live webcast with investors on Tuesday, November 5, 2013, at 9 a.m. ET to discuss preliminary financial results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013. The company's results will be issued earlier in the day. Among those participating in the presentation will be: Jame...
WILMINGTON, Del. - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc.(NYSE: ASH), today announced the opening of a new battery testing laboratory in Wilmington, Delaware. The facility will serve as Ashland's a technology development and support center for lithium-ion battery customers and joins Ashland's worldwide network of resea...
Wilmington, Del. - Ashland Water Technologies, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), and Dorf Ketal Chemicals, LLC, a specialty chemicals company serving the downstream refining and petrochemical industries, today announced they have entered a strategic distribution agreement within North America and the Caribbean. Under the t...
DUBLIN, Ohio - Effective October 14, 2013, or as contracts allow, Ashland Performance Materials, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), will increase North American prices for their epoxy vinyl ester resins, unsaturated polyester resins, gelcoats and additives by $0.06 per pound. Customers should contact their Ashland salesperson for spe...
Lexington, Ky. - Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM, the nation's second-largest quick-lube chain, and its largest franchisee Henley Enterprises, Inc., have partnered with AutoTex PINK, to raise funds and increase awareness for the National Breast Cancer Foundation. During October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, AutoTex PI...
Lexington, Ky. - Valvoline™, a leading marketer, distributor and producer of quality branded automotive and industrial products and services, will be reunited with Hendrick Motorsports after finalizing a multi-year sponsorship agreement that will kick...
SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland - Are you a solid dosage formulator working on poorly soluble pharmaceutical actives? Are you looking for swift and tailored solutions to identify the best solubilization option for your active pharmaceutical ingredient (API)? Ashland is one of the world leaders in oral solid-dosage forms providing technical ...
BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), is now offering Escalol™ HMS ultraviolet (UV) filter technology to sun care product manufacturers throughout the world. A legacy technology first reviewed by the FDA in 1978, the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) grade (INCI: homosalate) is a popu...
WILMINGTON, Del. - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), today said it will increase the price of its Dextrol™ and Strodex™ phosphate ester specialty surfactants to the coatings industry by 5 percent effective October 1, 2013, or as contracts allow. The price increase is being driven by e...
WILMINGTON, Del. - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), today said it will increase the price of its phosphate ester specialty surfactants to the coatings industry by 5 percent effective October 1, 2013, or as contracts allow. The price increase is being driven by escalating raw material costs. Th...
BARCELONA, Spain - Ashland Performance Materials, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), is increasing the prices of its complete portfolio of unsaturated polyester resin, gelcoat and epoxy vinyl ester resins in Europe, the Middle East and Africa by 75 euros per ton. This increase will take effect October 1, 2013, or at the earliest po...
WILMINGTON, Del. - Tortilla makers are rolling up record sales as the ethnic flatbread once considered a Hispanic specialty item now finds itself firmly entrenched in America's increasingly diverse diet. At a whopping $11 billion per year, tortilla sales in the U.S. have surpassed other ethnic and specialty bread items, including bagels, crois...
在过去的几十年里,复合材料已一跃成为新型的建筑材料取代传统的钢铁和混凝土。如今,复合材&...
Shanghai, China - Over the past several decades, composite materials have emerged as an increasingly popular construction alternative to steel and concrete. Today composites perform better, offer improved processing efficiency and contribute to a cleaner environment. Composite materials can be found everywhere from household tabletops to industr...
September 10, 2013 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced the expiration of its offers (the "exchange offers") to exchange all of its outstanding 3.000% Senior Notes due 2016 (the "Original 2016 Notes") for its 3.000% Senior Notes due 2016, which have been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities A...
Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 In 2011, Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), launched its Aquapas redispersible polymer powders (RDP) to be used along with Culminal™ and Combizell™ cellulose ethers, and Ashland Aquatherm™ specialty water-soluble polymers to offer enhanced adhesion, performance and flexibility in dry mortars f...
SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland - In today's environment, pharmaceutical companies must get products to market faster and work hard to reduce costs. Generics are an ever-growing trend in the current tableting market. Due to fierce competition and the expansion into emerging markets, oral-dosage formulators are not only seeking tablet ingredients with ...
WILMINGTON, Del. - Ashland Water Technologies (AWT), a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), today announced a global price increase effective immediately, or as contracts allow, by 5 to 12 percent varying by country and product. Both business units, Pulp & Paper and Industrial Water Treatment will implement these increases on most produ...
WILMINGTON, Del. - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), today announced plans to increase the price of its global coatings hydroxyethylcellulose (HEC) by 6 percent. The increase is effective September 1, 2013, or as contracts allow. Higher raw material costs are driving this price increase. T...
BARCELONA, Spain - The narrow-web printing market is growing swiftly - and more complex. Market disruptions such as short-run packaging and new food packaging regulations call for low-migration products. Flexible packaging represents a huge opportunity for label makers. Digital printing meets many of the demands, but comes with challenging req...
August 8, 2013   COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced offers (each an "exchange offer" and collectively the "exchange offers") to exchange all of its outstanding 3.000% Senior Notes due 2016 (the "Original 2016 Notes") for its 3.000% Senior Notes due 2016, which have been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amende...
中国常州 – 亚什兰集团(纽约证交所:ASH)今天为位于江苏省常州滨江经济开发区化学工业园的胶衣...
Changzhou, China - Ashland Inc. (NYSH: ASH) today celebrated the grand opening of its new gelcoats production facility in the Chemical Industry Park of Changzhou Yangtze Riverside Economic Development Zone. This $60 million dollar facility, which is Ashland's most advanced gelcoats plant in the world, serves customers in marine, sanitary ware, t...
WILMINGTON, Del. - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), has introduced a web-based calculator to help dry mortar manufacturers and formulators quickly and accurately estimate the total cost of their formulations when using premium additives. "Ashland has a long history of providing premium prod...
August 5, 2013 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced that it will participate in the Jefferies 2013 Global Industrials Conference in New York City on Tuesday, August 13, 2013. James J. O'Brien, Ashland chairman and chief executive officer, will discuss the company's growth strategy and financial performance, and answer questions...
SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland - In an increasingly dynamic marketplace, beverage producers are facing multiple challenges developing more complex formulations while balancing the ever-changing needs of consumers. As more diverse and unique products emerge in the market, the need for improved taste and texture and increased stabilization will continu...
Ashland Inc. reports preliminary financial results for third quarter of fiscal 2013 Earnings from continuing operations equal $1.47 per diluted share; adjusted EPS, excluding key items, is $1.66 per diluted share Results reflect a non-cash charge, after tax, of $0.16 per share related to elastomers inventory write-down Free cash flow estimate...
July 18, 2013 COVINGTON, Ky. - The board of directors of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 34 cents per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable September 15, 2013, to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 16, 2013. As of June 30, 2013, there were 77,357,425 shares of Ashland...
DUBLIN, Ohio. - Ashland products may help (literally) ignite your next camping trip by improving the fuel containers for your portable grilling stove. Ashland Performance Material (APM), a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), produces Derakane epoxy vinyl ester resin - a key ingredient in the production of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) ...
BARCELONA, Spain - Ashland Performance Materials, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), today announced the launch of Aroset PS 5270 solvent acrylic pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) for the vinyl graphics industry. This product is part of a new range of adhesives that combines higher solids content with the desired viscosity suitable f...
BARCELONA, Spain - Ashland Performance Materials, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), today announced new distribution agreements that cover its leading resin chemistries and technology solutions for composite manufacturing in the Europe. Effective immediately, Cathay Investments completed the acquisition of Umeco Distribution...
COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced that it will conduct a live webcast with investors on Thursday, July 25, 2013, at 9 a.m. EDT to discuss preliminary financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2013. The company's results will be issued earlier in the day. In attendance at the presentation will be: James J. O'Brien, ...
WILMINGTON, Del. - Emerging food and beverage trends include multi-functionality, healthier versions of already-popular products and more convenience than ever before. In 2012 alone, the food and beverage industry experienced an unprecedented rise in healthier editions of existing foods and increased messaging claims around reduced fat, sugar an...
SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced its membership in the Supplier Ethical Data Exchange (Sedex), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to driving improvements in responsible and ethical business practices in global supply chains. By joining with Sedex, which offers the largest collaborative platform for managi...
DUBLIN, Ohio - Ashland Performance Materials, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), today announced that it has joined one of its customers, Ershigs, and several strategic partners in launching the first grid-connected offshore wi...
BARENDRECHT, the Netherlands - Ashland Consumer Markets, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE:ASH) today announced it has entered into a sponsorship agreement with three-time champion BTCC race driver Matt Neal. Through this partnership, Valvoline™ looks forward to reinforcing its brand values by connecting with a brand ambassador in th...
WILMINGTON, Delaware - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), is recognized as a leader in rheology control solutions for water-based fluid systems. Today, the company announced the availability of a new range of advanced polymers that help eliminate dispersion issues and, therefore, suspension quality and ...
Lexington, Ky. - Recognized for innovative car appearance products including car washes, waxes and cleaners, Eagle One ™, a brand of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), today announced its new patented marine spray wax for use on wet or dry watercraft surfaces. ...
June 17, 2013 COVINGTON, Ky. and HELSINKI, Finland - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) and UPM today announced they have entered into a cooperative agreement to develop and commercialize products containing UPM's Biofibrils technology. UPM Biofibrils are micro- and nanofibrillated cellulose products that can be used for shaping materials and giving them ...
Wilmington, Del. - Ashland Care Specialties today announced that Ecocert, the global organic certification body, has verified that Supercol™ GF Guar and Supercol U Guar rheology modifiers conform to its standards and those of COSMOS for natural cosmetics. The organizations certify finished personal care products as natural and organic based...
June 7, 2013   TEXAS CITY, Texas - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced that its manufacturing facility in Texas City has received a "Best in Texas" safety award from the Texas Chemical Council and Association of Chemical Industry of Texas (TCC/ACIT). The annual award, which is the trade associations' highest honor, recognizes outstanding safe...
June 3, 2013   COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced that all remaining outstanding 9.125% Senior Notes due 2017 (Notes) were redeemed effective as of June 1, 2013 (the redemption date). Last July, the company had announced a cash tender offer for any and all of its outstanding $650 million aggregate principal amount of the N...
Lexington, Ky. – Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM, the nation's second-largest quick-lube chain, today opened a new company-owned service center in the St. Louis area at the Chesterfield Commons shopping center. This brings the total number of St. Louis area Valvoline Instant Oil Change stores to 37. The new Valvol...
Lexington, Ky. (May 21) - Valvoline, the manufacturer of NextGen™ recycled motor oil, made with 50% re-refined oil, today launched the NextGen Stunt Amplifier. The Valvoline team, working in partnership with Roush Fenway Racing and its NASCAR Nationwide Series driver, Travis Pastrana, will show fans just how exciting recycling can be. ...
Shanghai, China - When walking down the aisle of any grocery stores, consumers are greeted by with a variety of packaged food. Whether the food is frozen or requires heat, proper packaging is vital to great tasting, healthy food. Today, food packaging has become a strategic decision for food manufacturers. At the upcoming ChinaPlas ...
每当消费者经过杂货店,总会有各式各样的包装食品映入眼帘。 无论食品是冷冻还是有待加热,合...
May 20, 2013 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) announced today that it has entered into a $150 million accelerated share repurchase agreement (ASR) with Citibank, N.A. Under the ASR, Ashland has agreed to repurchase an aggregate of $150 million of its common stock from Citi, with immediate delivery of approximately 1.3 million shares based...
WILMINGTON, Del. - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), today announced the opening of a new research and development laboratory in The Woodlands, Texas. The 6,000 square foot facility will serve as Ashland's technical support center for the oil and gas industry and will join Ashland's worldwide network...
Shanghai, China - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) recently received a Ringier 2013 Coatings Technology Innovation Award for its breakthrough NatrosolTM Performax paint thickening technology. It is the third consecutive year Ashland has won the innovation award. The Ringier Technology Inno...
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May 15, 2013 Buyback expected to include accelerated share repurchase of $150 million   COVINGTON, Ky. - The board of directors of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced a more than 50 percent increase in the company's quarterly dividend and authorized a new common stock repurchase program of $600 million, nearly double the amount remaining unde...
Edison, NJ - At the New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists Suppliers' Day 2013, Ashland Care Specialties, a business unit of Ashland Specialty Ingredients, invited the personal care industry to consider an inclusive approach to fulfilling consumers' desires for beauty around the world. Under the theme "Imagine. Collaborate. Succeed.", Ashland sho...
DUBLIN, Ohio - Ashland Performance Materials, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH)and the world leader in solvent-based pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) technology, is introducing Arocure™ 100-percent solids, UV-curable hot melt pressure sensitive adhesives (PSA) into their commercially available adhesive range for specialty ta...
Earnings from continuing operations equal $0.68 per diluted share; adjusted EPS, excluding key items, is $1.78 per diluted share   COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), a global leader in specialty chemical solutions for consumer and industrial markets, today announced preliminary(1) financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2013, the ...
PARIS, France - Ashland Care Specialties, a business unit of Ashland Specialty Ingredients, today introduced Conditioneze™ 22 and Conditioneze™ 37 cationic solutions, two polyquaternium polymers designed to impart deep conditioning, luster, and soft, silky-feeling properties to hair. Ashland added the technologies to its leading port...
PARIS, France - Ashland Care Specialties, a business unit of Ashland Specialty Ingredients, today introduced APShield™ 100 polymer, the first commercially available polymer technology demonstrated to advance the performance attributes of antiperspirant products. Formulators may now use a functional polymer to create high-performing antipers...
PARIS, France - Ashland Care Specialties, a business unit of Ashland Specialty Ingredients, today announced Actopontine™ biofunctional, a bio-engineered peptide designed to support skin's own production of a key protein called dermatopontin. Dermatopontin is believed to be one of the most important proteins necessary to rebuild the foundati...
PARIS, France - Ashland Care Specialties, a business unit of Ashland Specialty Ingredients, announced innovative approaches to beautiful hair and skin at in-cosmetics 2013 and invited the personal care industry to collaborate on novel projects aligned to consumer aspirations of beauty around the world. Under the theme of "Imagine, Collaborate, S...
COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced that it will conduct a live webcast with investors on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at 9 a.m. EDT to discuss preliminary financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2013. The company's results will be issued earlier in the day. In attendance at the presentation will be: James J. O'Brie...
BARENDRECHT, the Netherlands - Valvoline International Inc., an affiliate of Ashland Consumer Markets, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), announces that effective immediately ENEA INVEST Ltd. becomes an authorized distributor for the complete line of Valvoline high-performance lubricants, automotive chemicals and car care prod...
BARCELONA, Spain - Ashland Performance Materials, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), is increasing the prices of its complete portfolio of epoxy vinyl ester resins in Europe, the Middle East and Africa by 100 euros per ton. This increase will take effect April 1, 2013, or at the earliest possible timing depending on customer contract...
Lamar Chambers to retire in July after 37 years of service; Board of directors elects Kevin Willis to become CFO effective May 3 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced that Lamar M. Chambers, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will retire in July after 37 years of service to the company. The board of directors ha...
BARENDRECHT, the Netherlands - Ashland Consumer Markets, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), today announced it has entered into a sponsorship agreement with successful BTCC Team Dynamics Motorsport Limited. With this partnership, the Valvoline team continues to reinforce its brand value of superior quality and innovation by connectin...
BARENDRECHT, the Netherlands - Ashland Consumer Markets, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), today announced it has entered into a sponsorship agreement with successful Dutch WTCC driver Tom Coronel. With this partnership, the Valvoline team looks forward to reinforcing its brand value by connecting with a brand ambassador in the raci...
DUBLIN, Ohio - Industry and scientific experts from Ashland Performance Materials, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) will host four technical presentations at Corrosion 2013 hosted by NACE International, The Corrosion Society, in Orlando, Fla., March 17-21, 2013. "Ashland is proud to have some of the brightest scientists...
Dublin, Ohio -- Ashland Performance Materials (APM), a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), today announced that Bob Hall has been promoted to global director for vinyl ester and specialty resins. Hall, who has been with Ashland more than 20 years, will manage the specialty resins business for APM. The specialty resins busin...
Barcelona, Spain – Ashland Performance Materials, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), today announced the formation of a partnership with Composite Trade, a Russian distribution company, to tap into Russia’s growing demand for composite resins. The new alliance, Ashland Rus, combines Ashland’s world-class resin techn...
WILMINGTON, Del. - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), is increasing the price of its portfolio of intermediates and specialty solvents sold in Europe effective April 1, or as contracts allow. Prices for 1,4 Butanediol (BDO) and its derivatives Tetrahydrofuran (THF), N-Methyl-2-Pyrrolidone (NMP) ...
WILMINGTON, Del. - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), is increasing the price of its portfolio of intermediates and specialty solvents sold in Asia effective April 1, or as contracts allow. Prices for 1,4 Butanediol (BDO) and its derivatives Tetrahydrofuran (THF), N-Methyl-2-Pyrrolidone (NMP) and...
WILMINGTON, Del. - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), is increasing the price of its portfolio of intermediates and specialty solvents sold in North America effective April 1, or as contracts allow. Prices for 1,4 Butanediol (BDO) and its derivatives Tetrahydrofuran (THF), N-Methyl-2-Pyrrolidone ...
WILMINGTON, Del. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced plans to expand its pharmaceutical research and development Center of Excellence at the Ashland Research Center in Wilmington. Ashland will be expanding its existing capabilities to include formulation development and Good Manufacturing Processes (GMP) contract manufacturing services fo...
Salt Lake City, March 5, 2013 - Myriad Genetics, Inc. (Nasdaq:MYGN) announced today that a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology demonstrated that its Prolaris test, which analyzes the expression level of 46 cell cycle progression genes, accurately predicted the elevated risk for prostate cancer recurrence in 413 men who h...
Barcelona, SPAIN - Saving time and money for wind-blade makers and car manufacturers. Investing in new technology for structural adhesives. Expanding production to meet the growing needs of customers. This is just a glimpse at how Ashland Performance Materials, a global leader in composites and adhesives and a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NY...
Lexington, Ky. - Eagle One, a brand of Ashland Inc., is excited to announce the unveiling of the new and improved Eagle One™ Car Show. Now in its second year, the Car Show is an online community for car enthusiasts to show off their rides and compete with users all over the world for weekly trophies and prizes. The site now showcases a r...
February 26, 2013 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) announced today that it has closed its previously announced offering of $600 million aggregate principal amount of 3.000% senior notes due 2016, $700 million aggregate principal amount of 3.875% senior notes due 2018, $650 million aggregate principal amount of 4.750% senior notes due 2022...
February 22, 2013 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced the pricing of $600 million aggregate principal amount of its 3.000% senior notes due 2016, $700 million aggregate principal amount of its 3.875% senior notes due 2018, $650 million aggregate principal amount of its 4.750% senior notes due 2022 and $350 million aggregate pr...
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 a unique range of market-leading innovative products for the coatings industry feat...
February 20, 2013 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced its intention to offer up to an aggregate of $2.3 billion in principal amount of senior notes comprised of the following tranches: (i) senior notes due 2016, (ii) senior notes due 2018, (iii) senior notes due 2022 and (iv) senior notes due 2025 (collectively, the Notes). Th...
Lexington, Ky. - Valvoline, a brand of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), announced it is expanding its successful Career Tech Motor Oil Education Program to colleges and universities to help drive student interest in automotive technology careers. It kicked off the announcement by donating more than 7,500 cases of Valvoline NextGen motor oil - valued at...
Lexington, Ky. - Valvoline, a brand of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), today announced it has entered into a sponsorship agreement with the Los Angeles County Fire Museum. Under terms of the agreement, Valvoline will provide motor oil and chemical products for use in vehicle restoration projects and in daily facility maintenance. The agreeme...
SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland - As the world's largest supplier of creping and release technology to the tissue industry, Ashland provides integrated solutions that are designed and formulated to help global tissue makers meet consumer demands for softer, stronger and more absorbent products. From specialty chemicals that improve the tissue-making o...
January 30, 2013 COVINGTON, Ky. - The board of directors of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 22.5 cents per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable March 15, 2013, to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 15, 2013. As of December 31, 2012, there were 78,979,725 shares of ...
January 30, 2013 Addition of three heat recovery steam generators will reduce emissions, improve operating efficiency and help retain 500 jobs COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) and Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear today announced the company will invest approximately $15 million to build three new heat recovery steam generators at its productio...
Earnings from continuing operations equal $1.27 per diluted share; adjusted EPS, excluding key items, is $1.12 per diluted share   COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), a global leader in specialty chemical solutions for consumer and industrial markets, today announced preliminary(1) financial results for the quarter ended December 31, 2012, t...
Wilmington, Del. - In December, Ashland Specialty Ingredients hosted the Avant Institute Symposium called "The Visual Skin, Biology and Beyond," at the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, New Jersey. Personal Care industry professionals from around the world participated in discussions with leading research professionals and academics ...
DUBLIN, Ohio - Ashland Performance Materials, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), is pleased to announce that its customer, Plasan Carbon Composites, has received 2012 Automotive Innovation Award from the Society for Plastics Engineers (SPE). Plasan Carbon was recognized Body Exterior category for its work on the carbon composite hood...
DUBLIN, Ohio - For more than 45 years, Pliogrip™ structural adhesives have been specified for use in automotive, marine, aerospace, infrastructure, industrial and aftermarket repair applications around the world. Today, Ashland Performance Materials, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), is introducing the latest addition to its...
BARCELONA, Spain - Ashland Performance Materials, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), is increasing the prices of its complete portfolio of unsaturated polyester resins and gelcoats sold in Europe, the Middle East and Africa by 100 Euro per ton. This increase will take effect Feb. 1, 2013, or at the earliest possible timing depending ...
January 11, 2013             COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced that it will conduct a live webcast with investors on Tuesday, January 29, 2013, at 9 a.m. ET to discuss preliminary financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2013. The company's results will be issued earlier in the day. In attendance at the presenta...
Lexington, KY --- ValvolineTM Instant OilTM Change today announced that one of its franchisees, Metrolube Enterprises, Inc., has purchased 39 quick lube stores in central and southern Florida from Southern Express Lubes. The purchase includes 37 Mobil1 Lube Express sites and two Shell Rapid Lube oil change service centers...
WILMINGTON, Del. - Ashland Water Technologies, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), today announced it will increase prices immediately, or as contracts allow, by up to 15 percent on select products within its portfolio of process and water treatment additives sold in North America. The price increase is being driven by higher raw mate...
Wilmington, Del. - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc., today announced it will offer Lubrajel BA hydrogel1 to makers of oral care products. The novel ingredient is a clathrate of glycerin and polyacrylate that encloses water by hydrogen bonding and Van der Waals forces. Containing 50 percent water ...
Wilmington, Del. - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), today announced its patent-pending HydroSheer™ sun care formulation is now available to sun care product makers throughout the world. HydroSheer water-resistant sun care formulations apply transparently on skin, even in the presence of water. As...
December 4, 2012 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today provided an in-depth look at the growth opportunities available within Ashland Specialty Ingredients, its largest and most profitable commercial unit, at a conference for analysts and investors in New York City. The company also reaffirmed its previously announced overall financial ta...
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