Ashland Inc. announced the launch of its Chinese website ashlandchina.com, designed to meet the growing needs of customers, suppliers, media and other key stakeholders in China.
"China is an important growth market for Ashland, and we believe this new website will help us better connect with our customers and local communities," said Helen Pei, who leads Asia Pacific communications and government relations. She said the new website will help to introduce Ashland’s full range of specialty chemical products and services through customized content and functionality. The new site also shares news and information about Ashland’s sustainability program, community enrichment activities and careers.
China represents an important pillar of Ashland’s business. In addition to its regional headquarters office in Shanghai, Ashland operates four manufacturing facilities and two technical centers in China. This network includes sales, technical service and distributor representatives in markets such as personal care, pharmaceuticals, building and construction, energy, food and beverage, power generation and transportation. The manufacturing facilities are located in Nanjing, Changzhou and Jiangmen. Ashland employs approximately 700 people across China.