innovations and technology

who see opportunities at a molecular level? we do.

Ashland’s global network of more than 500 scientists, engineers, technicians and formulators work seamlessly to provide customers with comprehensive, proven scientific solutions to improve the efficacy, ease the usability, enhance the allure, strengthen the integrity and boost the profitability of products.

Ashland Technologies

Synthesize (Molecular Science) the customer needs with proven, owned natural and synthetic chemistries and Ashland’s own brand of molecular science. 

Synthetic polymers: PVP, VCAP, Acrylates

Natural polymers: Cellulose ethers, Guar

Property Relationships

  • Polymerization
  • Polymer Derivatization
  • Reactive thermoplastic synthesis
  • Preservatives & Microbial Technologies

Analyze (Measurement Science) the composition and properties of our innovations before bringing them to market

Elucidate detailed molecular structure

Measure oval chemical composition

Quantify material properties

Develop structure-function relationships

Customize (Formulation and Application Science) portfolio solutions and support to transform customer application performance requirements into tailored chemical solutions in diverse market segments around the world

Consumer Specialties

  • Personal Care (Hair, Oral, Skin)
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Nutrition

Industrial Specialties

  • Adhesives
  • Coatings
  • Construction
  • Energy

Harmonize (Process Research) an integrated network of laboratory and pilot facilities to facilitate rapid, seamless scale-up and path to global commercialization

  • Global team dedicated to process development, scale-up and commercialization
  • Global network of 29 manufacturing sites
  • Compliment of over a dozen toll manufacturing facilities