Ashland has dedicated resources to deliver solutions to keep the world’s transportation vehicles running while providing manufacturers greater flexibility and efficiencies. Whether it’s lubricants that make vehicles run smoother, low-density sheet-molding compound (SMC) technology for Class A painted composites, gelcoats that offer UV-light stability, epoxy vinyl ester resins that deliver high corrosion resistance, or high-modulus resilient resins that improve paintability, Ashland has the products, technical services and application support to help you meet your challenges.
Reducing vehicle weight has been a key to attaining better fuel economy. A hurdle has been making those lightweight body panels look good at the same time. Mike Sumner, Group Leader, Resins and Gelcoats at Ashland, helps make vehicles pleasing to the wallet and the eye.