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Ascend’s Chocolate Bayou Site Named 2018 Large Business of the Year by Alvin-Manvel Chamber of Commerce

April 4, 2019
Ascend Cares volunteers donated 10 playhouses for children with disabilities through a partnership with BACH, a nonprofit agency in Angleton, Texas. More than 130 employees from Ascend’s Chocolate Bayou built and decorated the playhouses. (Photo: Business Wire)

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 4, 2019--Ascend Performance Materials announced today that its Chocolate Bayou site was recognized as the 2018 Large Business of the Year by the Alvin-Manvel Area Chamber of Commerce.

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Ascend Cares volunteers donated 10 playhouses for children with disabilities through a partnership with BACH, a nonprofit agency in Angleton, Texas. More than 130 employees from Ascend’s Chocolate Bayou built and decorated the playhouses. (Photo: Business Wire)

Ascend’s Chocolate Bayou site has been a proud member of the Alvin and Manvel-area communities for more than five decades and its employees have made many positive contributions to the area.

“Ascend is certainly deserving of recognition by the Chamber of Commerce,” said Senator Larry Taylor. “It’s a growing company that produces innovative products with a focus on its customers. Ascend’s economic impact is impressive, and its philanthropic efforts in our area are commendable.”

In 2017, Ascend Cares volunteers demoed 55 homes and served more than 1,000 meals to its employees impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Ascend’s most recent volunteer project was the donation of 10 playhouses for children with disabilities through a partnership with BACH, a nonprofit agency in Angleton, Texas. More than 130 employees from Chocolate Bayou built and decorated the playhouses.

“We are proud to be the 2018 Large Business of the Year,” said Brian Connelly, senior site director for Ascend’s Chocolate Bayou site. “Ascend has called Alvin home for many years and we are extremely pleased and honored to be viewed as a valued business and a friend to our neighbors.”

About Ascend Performance Materials

Ascend Performance Materials is a global premium provider of high-quality plastics, fibers and chemicals and is the world’s largest integrated producer of PA66 resin. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Ascend has nine global locations, including five fully-integrated manufacturing facilities located in the southeastern United States and an engineering plastics compounding facility in Europe, all dedicated to the innovation and safe production of nylon 6,6. With three of the world’s largest chemical processing facilities, Ascend’s materials form the building blocks for products used in everyday applications from apparel to airbags, cable ties to circuit boards and carpets to car parts. Ascend’s 2,500-person global workforce is committed to making a difference in the communities we serve and leading the development of nylon 6,6 solutions that inspire everyone, everywhere, every day.

Together, we’re making a difference.
Together, we’re inspiring everyday.

More information about Ascend can be found at www.ascendmaterials.com

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