SHANGHAI – Ashland Aqualon Functional Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc., received Ringier Technology Innovation Awards for achievements in coatings additives and food and beverage technologies during recently held ceremonies in Shanghai. The awards recognize companies that have made significant contributions to technological advancement in the Asia-Pacific region.

Ashland Aqualon Functional Ingredients was honored for bringing both Natrosol™ HE3KB modified hydroxyethylcellulose to the coatings industry and Benecel™ methylcellulose and hydroxypropyl methylcellulose to the regional food and beverage industry.