Ashland Water Technologies to Showcase Its Leading Products at China Paper Expo

A variety of innovative paper-making products and solutions will be exhibited by Ashland Water Technologies, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), at the China Paper / China Forest Exposition, Sept. 19-21, in Beijing, China. 

“We look forward to sharing our industry know-how and discussing how Ashland’s resources and products can help solve pulp and paper production challenges,” said Mark Kao, commercial leader, China/Taiwan Paper, Ashland Water Technologies. “Our products provide exceptional functionalities, and we are showcasing these at our exhibit. Our goal is to provide our customers with performance that meets or exceeds their expectations.” 

Visitors to booth #3331 can learn more about Ashland’s extensive product portfolio available for the paper industry. Some of the Ashland products to be highlighted at China Paper / China Forest are: 

Spectrum XD3899 microbial control system that effectively controls microorganisms in alkaline papermaking systems without adverse side effects associated with strong oxidizing biocides; PerForm SP advanced retention and drainage aids that provide superior retention, drainage and formation for neutral and alkaline paper grades; and Hercobond performance products that offer increased strength, increased machine speed, reduced energy consumption and improved retention and drainage.

During the expo, Ashland application experts will present a technical seminar on contaminant control strategies. The strategies being presented will include water quality monitoring and effectively addressing contaminants when found. 

Ashland Water Technologies is a leading global producer of papermaking chemicals and a leading specialty chemicals supplier to the pulp, paper, commercial and institutional, food and beverage, chemical, mining and municipal markets. Its process, utility and functional chemistries are used to improve operational efficiencies, enhance product quality, protect plant assets and help ensure environmental compliance. 

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 treaent. 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 (Valvoline).