Ashland Specialty Ingredients recently received the 2012 Best Service Award from AkzoNobel. The award recognized Ashland's outstanding achievements as a top global supplier in delivering high-quality coating additives solutions while fulfilling application requirements.
The Best Service honor is awarded annually to suppliers in recognition of "world class" performance in the areas of product quality, technical service and supply reliability. Ashland is among the top seven winners this year.
"We're proud to receive AkzoNobel's highest award for suppliers, as it drives us to continue contributing toward their growth and success," said William Zhao, sales director, Ashland Specialty Ingredients China. "Our effective collaboration makes it possible to bring innovative products and solutions more rapidly to the global market."
In addition to supplying rheology products, Ashland works with Akzo to develop new generations of products catering to the local market. "Our coating sales team also scored high on our expertise and outstanding service," said James Huang, sales manager, Coating Specialty, Ashland Specialty Ingredient China.