New Copolymer from AdvanSix Wins 2017 Ringier Plastics Innovation Award

March 10, 2017

Parsippany, N.J. and Shanghai, March 10, 2017 – AdvanSix (NYSE: ASIX) said today that its AEGIS® H55C2ZP Nylon 6/66 Copolymer won the 2017 Ringier Plastics Innovation Award.  Presented by Ringier Trade Media and its industry-leading trade magazine, International Plastics News, the annual awards program honors a select group of plastics industry visionaries in China.

“We have a robust research and development team,” said AdvanSix president and CEO Erin Kane.  “This award exemplifies our commitment to working directly with customers to solve their application demands.  I’m proud of the creativity our local team demonstrated to achieve this success.”

Setting a new standard for the industry, the AEGIS® H55C2ZP PA6/66 Copolymer is designed to meet the growing needs for materials conferring improved surface finish, minimized warpage, and enhanced toughness.  The new copolymer is a medium viscosity, neat resin allowing custom compounders and injection molders to meet challenging original equipment manufacturer specifications with low complexity and cost efficient formulations.  Available globally, AEGIS® H55C2ZP has achieved early success with adoption in the engineering plastics market including automotive applications.

AdvanSix is a fully-integrated manufacturer of Nylon 6 and is one of the world’s largest single-site producers of caprolactam.

Launched in 2006, the Ringier Technology Innovation Awards encourage, acknowledge and reward individuals and companies who have introduced and developed a new idea, methodology, product or technology for production efficiency, cost effectiveness, user convenience, energy saving and sustainable manufacturing in the plastics industry. The award ceremony took place during the Plastics & Rubber Innovative Materials Processing and Technology Application Summit & Mini Expo.

About AdvanSix

AdvanSix is a leading manufacturer of Nylon 6, a polymer resin which is a synthetic material used by our customers to produce engineered plastics, fibers, filaments and films that, in turn, are used in such end-products as automotive and electronic components, carpets, sports apparel, fishing nets and food and industrial packaging. As a result of our backward integration and the configuration of our manufacturing facilities, we also sell caprolactam, ammonium sulfate fertilizer, acetone and other intermediate chemicals, all of which are produced as part of the Nylon 6 resin manufacturing process. More information on AdvanSix can be found at http://www.advan6.com.

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