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Ashland Inc. announced it has acquired the rights to a majority of the gelcoat unsaturated polyester resin (UPR) blend technologies from The Valspar Corporation.
The transaction includes the technologies, formulations and processing information for the gelcoat and UPR blend products but does not include any of Valspar’s manufacturing facilities.
“We are pleased to bring the Valspar technologies in gelcoat and UPR blends into our product portfolio. We are committed to the growth of the composites industry, and this acquisition allows us to provide an even broader set of solutions to our customers,” said Gary Landsettle, vice president of sales for the Americas.
Ashland Performance Materials is the global leader in unsaturated polyester resins and vinyl ester resins. In addition, it provides customers with leading technologies in gelcoats, pressure-sensitive and structural adhesives.
In more than 100 countries, the people of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) provide the specialty chemicals, technologies and insights to help customers create new and improved products for today and sustainable solutions for tomorrow. Our chemistry is at work every day in a wide variety of markets and applications, including architectural coatings, automotive, construction, energy, food and beverage, personal care, pharmaceutical, tissue and towel, and water treatment.
More information: www.ashland.com