Building Chemicals Dairen Chemicals to Produce RDP Products for Ashland

Editor: Dominik Stephan

Ashland's Specialty Ingredients unit has reached an agreement with Dairen Chemical of China under which Dairen will produce redispersible powder (RDP) products for the company beginning in January.

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Shanghai, China – This agreement with Dairen, which is one of the largest RDP producers in the world, will allow Ashland to continue serving the construction market with a broad portfolio of products and methylcellulose derivatives. Ashland will continue to be the exclusive global channel to market for Ashland's RDP products.

“Ashland remains committed to the global construction market and will continue pursuing opportunities to better serve our customers,” said Ed Connors, vice president, Industrial Specialties, Ashland Specialty Ingredients.