Ascend Performance Materials
has launched ReDefyne™, a portfolio of sustainable polyamides created with up to 100% pre- and post-consumer recycled polyamide 66 or 6 to provide a low carbon footprint and reliable performance, even in demanding applications.
“We are focused on helping our customers meet their long-term sustainability goals with innovative, reliable products,
” said Steve Manning, Ascend’s senior director for engineered materials.
“ReDefyne™ combines our expertise from Poliblend with our integrated operations and our global application development expertise to produce a recycled polyamide that performs in areas recycled materials have typically been ruled out of.
Partnership for Pilot Blockchain Traceability
ReDefyne™ products are third-party certified and Ascend is partnering with ITW Global Fasteners to pilot blockchain traceability through Plastic Finder’s Certified Circular Plastic® program.
“With ReDefyne™, ITW is producing fasteners with a considerably lower carbon footprint,
” said Christelle Staller, Ascend’s sales director for EMEAI. “ITW and Ascend both believe that sustainability requires accountability and are excited to pilot Certified Circular Plastic’s blockchain traceability program.
Ascend, a fully integrated producer of durable materials, is focused on reducing its products’ carbon footprint having announced a commitment to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 80% by 2030 and two new milestones announced earlier this month.
Ascend will be showcasing its sustainability efforts and new products, including ReDefyne™, HiDura™ MED and its new e-mobility solutions, under its Advancing Together theme at K 2022 from 19-26 October in Hall 6 Stand A07.Related Read: Polyamide (PA) or Nylon: Complete Guide (PA6, PA66, PA11, PA12…)?