Ashland Inc.    



50 E RiverCenter Blvd.

Covington, KY 41011-1683

United States

(859) 815-3333

Company description

Ashland Inc. started in 1924 as a regional petroleum refiner in eastern Kentucky. The company is a diversified chemical company that provides innovative products, services and solutions to customers around the globe. Following the acquisition of Hercules Incorporated on November 13, 2008, the company now operates five reportable segments: Ashland Aqualon Functional Ingredients, previously Hercules' Aqualon Group; Ashland Hercules Water Technologies, which includes the former Hercules' Paper Technologies and Ventures segment as well as Ashland's former Water Technologies segment; Ashland Performance Materials; Ashland Consumer Markets; and Ashland Distribution. Ashland Aqualon Functional Ingredients produces cellulose ethers and pale wood rosin derivatives. Ashland Hercules Water Technologies produces papermaking chemicals and supplies specialty chemicals to the pulp, paper, commercial and institutional, food and beverage, chemical, mining and municipal markets. Ashland Performance Materials is a global leader in unsaturated polyester resins and vinyl ester resins. Ashland Consumer Markets, which includes the Valvoline family of products and services, is a marketer and supplier of automotive lubricants, chemicals and appearance products. Valvoline Instant Oil Change represents the number two quick-lube franchise in the United States. Ashland Distribution distributes chemicals, plastics and composite raw materials in North America as well as plastics in Europe and China. Ashland Distribution also provides environmental services in North America, including hazardous and nonhazardous waste collection, recovery, recycling and disposal services.

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News and information about Ashland Inc.

Ashland Returning County Funds from Housing Project
Republican & Herald (Pottsville, PA); February 23, 2018; 700+ words
ASHLAND - During last week’s monthly meeting, the borough council...discussion with representatives of the Ashland youth sports teams. Jones said the sports...Approved a request from Girardville for Ashland Fire Police to provide traffic control for...
Charles Manos, 93; School Official Was Lifelong Teacher
The Boston Globe (Boston, MA); February 23, 2018; 700+ words
...teaching at Towle High School in Newport and Stevens High School in Claremont before becoming principal of a K-12 school in Ashland. In 1960, he and his family moved to Massachusetts, where he was the principal at Memorial High School in Middleborough...
Uspto Issues Trademark: Digest Mend
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; February 23, 2018; 253 words
...MEND (Reg. No. 5398111) was issued on Feb. 6 by the USPTO.Owner: Natura Inc. CORPORATION NEVADA 125 Clear Creek Drive Ashland OREGON 97520.The trademark application serial number 87442549 was filed on May 9, 2017 and was registered on Feb. 6.Goods...
Cowboy Code Keeps Competitors Close When Travel, Logistical Issues Flare Up
AZ Daily Star; February 23, 2018; 700+ words
...2; 8, Riley Krassin, Lander, 15.3/2; 9, Cutter Parsons, Marana, Ariz., 16.4/2; 10-11, Jule Hazen, Ashland, Kan., Levi Rudd, Chelsea, Okla., 20.2/2; 12, Tom Lewis, Lehi, Utah, 22.4/Team roping Go-Round Leaders...
Fugitive May Face Extradition
The Boston Globe (Boston, MA); February 22, 2018; 700+ words
...alone lost $120 million and that it was the largest fraud of all time in terms of the number of people affected.Merrill, of Ashland, pleaded guilty to multiple counts of fraud and was sentenced last year to six years in federal prison.But prosecutors said...
Police Log, Feb. 22, 2018
Republican & Herald (Pottsville, PA); February 22, 2018; 700+ words
...Police investigateAshland burglaryASHLAND - Ashland police are investigating a burglary that occurred at the Ashland Food Mart, 300 W. Centre St. around...Anyone with information is asked to call Ashland police at 570-875-2600 or through...
State Senator Deboer Manipulating Election Timeline to Benefit His Preferred Candidate
States News Service; February 22, 2018; 539 words
...following information was released by the Oregon Democratic Party: With there being little secret that Senator Alan DeBoer (R-Ashland) has no plans to seek re-election to the state Senate, the Democratic Party of Oregon made public their concerns about...
Regional Mat Sessions Planned
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; February 22, 2018; 700+ words
...4, 4:30 p.m., MSU Main Campus, 801 Ginger Hall* Wednesday, Feb. 21 and Wednesday, April 11, 4 p.m., MSU at Ashland* Tuesday, Feb. 27 and Wednesday, April 11, 4:30 p.m., Morgan County Public Library, West Liberty* Thursday, March...

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Industry information

NAICS codes 
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes are used to classify businesses for the purpose of collecting statistical data related to the U.S. economy. NAICS codes have been assigned to international companies to help organize all companies by type of activity.  

Primary: 424610 - Plastics Materials and Basic Forms and Shapes Merchant Wholesalers

212111 - Bituminous Coal and Lignite Surface Mining

237310 - Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction

324110 - Petroleum Refineries

325188 - All Other Basic Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing

325211 - Plastics Material and Resin Manufacturing

424990 - Other Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers


SIC codes 
Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes classify establishments by their primary type of activity. SIC codes are a U.S. Census Bureau system but can apply to international companies.  

Primary: 5162 - Plastics Materials and Basic Forms and Shapes industry report

1221 - Bituminous Coal and Lignite Surface Mining industry report

1622 - Bridge, Tunnel, and Elevated Highway Construction industry report

2821 - Plastics Materials, Synthetic and Resins, and Nonvulcanizable Elastomers industry report

2869 - Industrial Organic Chemicals, NEC industry report

2911 - Petroleum Refining industry report

5199 - Nondurable Goods, NEC industry report

8731 - Commercial Physical and Biological Research industry report