Ashland Inc. to Highlight Product and Scientific Expertise

Published: Oct 11, 2012

October 11, 2012 -- WILMINGTON, Delaware – A leading global manufacturer of cellulosic and vinyl pyrrolidone polymers, Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), is also a full-service solid-dosage resource for tablet binding, film coating and disintegration, as well as excipients for controlled release and drug solubilization. In addition to meeting the product needs of pharmaceutical and nutraceutical customers, Ashland’s scientists and researchers provide the industry with best-in-class expertise and experience for formulating next-generation products.

Ashland’s research staff will be presenting nine scientific posters at the upcoming American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) annual meeting and exposition on Oct. 14–18 in Chicago, Illinois. In addition, Dr. Stuart Porter will be making a presentation on “High-Solids Film-Coating Systems: Hype or Significant Advancement?” as part of the Emerging Trends in Pharmaceutical Film Coatings Operations Symposium on Oct.17 from 8:30 to 11:00 a.m. (CDT).

For a full schedule of Ashland presentations, please see the details below, and visit Ashland’s experts during AAPS 2012 at booth 3820.

Ashland Specialty Ingredients offers industry-leading products, technologies and resources for solving formulation and product performance challenges in key markets including personal care, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, coatings and energy. Using natural, synthetic and semi-synthetic polymers derived from plant and seed extract, cellulose ethers and vinyl pyrrolidones, Ashland Specialty Ingredients offers comprehensive and innovative solutions for today's demanding consumer and industrial applications.

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. Visit to see the innovations we offer through our four commercial units – Ashland Specialty Ingredients, Ashland Water Technologies, Ashland Performance Materials and Ashland Consumer Markets.

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