Nexeo Solutions

Supplies composites fabricators with all materials they need, including resins, gel coats, catalysts, promoters, additives, reinforcements, mold releases, putties, adhesives, core materials, chemicals and solvents and waste disposal.

3 Waterway Square Pl.
Ste. 1000
The Woodlands, TX 77380 US


As Seen In CompositesWorld


Univar to acquire Nexeo
Univar aims to broaden its product offering and provide an efficient chemical and plastics supply chain network.

Nexeo launches website offering DSM’s 3D printing filaments
Nexeo Solutions offers Arnitel ID and Novamid ID filament grades exclusively online.

Composites One acquires Nexeo Solutions' distribution business
Composites One, North America's largest composites materials distributor, will acquire the distribution assets — including employees — of USA-based Nexeo Solutions.

Bio-composites update: Beyond eco-branding
No longer dependent only on their green credentials, some suppliers of bio-based fibers and resins are competing on price and performance.

Ashland completes sale of distribution business
Nexeo Solutions LLC pays $979 million in cash for Ashland's global distribution business.

Fiber-Tech receives EPA award for acetone-free work environment
Ashland Distribution helps composites molder Fiber-Tech win the EPA's Design for the Environment award for switching to an acetone-free work environment.

Ashland sells distribution business to investment group
New York-based investment firm TPG Capital acquires Ashland Distribution for $930 million.

Resin remover in wipes form
Ashland Distribution has announced the availability of U.S. Polychemical Corp.’s Acrastrip 600 liquid composite resin remover as well as the new, corn-solvent-derived Acrastrip 950 stripper technology in the form of saturated wipes.

Ashland product helps Suzlon win environment award
Use of U.S. Polychemical's Acrastrip cleaning fluid, distributed by Ashland, helps Suzlon receive an Environmental Protection Agency award.

News briefs -- April 7, 2009
Ashland Distribution will distribute Hercules Specialty Resins; Jim Chastain named sales and marketing manager at Composites Universal Group; Eastman to exhibit at WINDPOWER Expo; Mike Dorf, Steve Zeller named sales engineers at J.D. Lincoln; Matthew Key named vice president of safety at Knight & Carver; Paul Caprio named president of of KraussMaffei Corp.; Rhodia, Millet to cooperate to recycle polyamide; SABIC wins Green Dot award for Hyundai QarmaQ work.

News briefs -- March 3, 2009
Ashland publishes sixth edition of thermoplastics processing handbook; European conference, May 6-7, will highlight composites use in aircraft structures; CRP seems poised to win European patent for Windform XT rapid manufacturing composite material; Charles Miller named president of Harper International; Doran Grosman named president of Hexcel; Miles Wind Sercies certifies 30 more wind energy technicians; Sartomer opens thermoplastics lab.

The Dome Home from Domes International

Standing Up to Natural Disasters
Composites are answering the call for residential and commercial structures that can weather future "perfect storms."

Ashland acquires Air Products and Chemicals
Ashland Inc. (Dublin, Ohio) has completed the purchase of the pressure-sensitive adhesive business and the atmospheric emulsions business from Air Products and Chemicals Inc. (Allentown, Pa.). The $92 million (USD) transaction includes the latter's manufacturing facilities in Elkton, Md., and Piedmont, S.C.

Marine Brief: Ashland Distribution
PQ Marine Holdings Inc. (Holland, Mich.) was recently honored with a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) award for implementing a program with significant workplace benefits. The company, maker of PowerQuest brand powerboats, received the EPA’s Design for the Environment formulator initiative award for

IBEX 2007 Breaks Boat Show Record
In Miami Beach, IBEX, with 900 exhibitors, produces its — and the world's — largest boatbuilding event.

Product Categories of Nexeo Solutions

  • Fibers, metallized
  • Matrix resins, thermoplastic
    • Acetal
    • Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS)
    • Nylon (polyamide)
    • Polybutylene terephthalate (PBT)
    • Polyarylene ketone, sulfide
    • Polycarbonate
    • Polyester (PET)
    • Polyethersulfone
    • Polyethylene
    • Polyphenylene sulfide (PPS)
    • Polypropylene
    • Polystyrene
    • Styrene monomer (diluent)
  • Matrix resins, thermoset
    • Phenolic
    • Vinyl ester
    • Unsaturated polyester
      • Unsaturated polyester, bisphenol A fumerate
      • Unsaturated polyester, DCPD-modified
      • Unsaturated polyester, fire-retardant
      • Unsaturated polyester, isophthalic
      • Unsaturated polyester, low-VOC/no VOC
      • Unsaturated polyester, orthophthalic
      • Unsaturated polyester, terephthalic
  • Fibers, inorganic
    • C-Glass
    • E-Glass
    • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type)
    • Other inorganic fibers
  • Reinforcements, unimpregnated
    • Aramid
      • Aramid, Chopped strand
      • Aramid, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • Aramid, Mat, chopped strand
      • Aramid, Mat, continuous strand
      • Aramid, Milled fibers
      • Aramid, Roving, gun
      • Aramid, Roving, multi-end
      • Aramid, Roving, panel
      • Aramid, Roving, single-end direct
      • Aramid, Surfacing veil
      • Aramid, Yarns
    • Aramid/glass hybrid
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Chopped strand
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Mat, chopped strand
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Mat, continuous strand
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Milled fibers
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Roving, gun
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Roving, multi-end
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Roving, panel
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Roving, single-end direct
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Surfacing veil
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Yarns
    • C-glass
      • C-glass, Chopped strand
      • C-glass, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • C-glass, Mat, chopped strand
      • C-glass, Mat, continuous strand
      • C-glass, Milled fibers
      • C-glass, Roving, gun
      • C-glass, Roving, multi-end
      • C-glass, Roving, panel
      • C-glass, Roving, single-end direct
      • C-glass, Surfacing veil
      • C-glass, Yarns
    • Carbon
      • Carbon, Chopped strand
      • Carbon, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • Carbon, Mat, chopped strand
      • Carbon, Mat, continuous strand
      • Carbon, Milled fibers
      • Carbon, Roving, gun
      • Carbon, Roving, multi-end
      • Carbon, Roving, panel
      • Carbon, Roving, single-end direct
      • Carbon, Surfacing veil
      • Carbon, Yarns
    • Carbon/aramid hybrid
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Chopped strand
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Mat, chopped strand
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Mat, continuous strand
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Milled fibers
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Roving, gun
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Roving, multi-end
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Roving, panel
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Roving, single-end direct
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Surfacing veil
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Yarns
    • Carbon/glass hybrid
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Chopped strand
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Mat, chopped strand
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Mat, continuous strand
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Milled fibers
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Roving, gun
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Roving, multi-end
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Roving, panel
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Roving, single-end direct
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Surfacing veil
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Yarns
    • Ceramic
      • Ceramic, Chopped strand
      • Ceramic, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • Ceramic, Mat, chopped strand
      • Ceramic, Mat, continuous strand
      • Ceramic, Milled fibers
      • Ceramic, Roving, gun
      • Ceramic, Roving, multi-end
      • Ceramic, Roving, panel
      • Ceramic, Roving, single-end direct
      • Ceramic, Surfacing veil
      • Ceramic, Yarns
    • E-Glass
      • E-Glass, Chopped strand
      • E-Glass, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • E-Glass, Mat, chopped strand
      • E-Glass, Mat, continuous strand
      • E-Glass, Milled fibers
      • E-Glass, Roving, gun
      • E-Glass, Roving, multi-end
      • E-Glass, Roving, panel
      • E-Glass, Roving, single-end direct
      • E-Glass, Surfacing veil
      • E-Glass, Yarns
    • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type)
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Chopped strand
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Mat, chopped strand
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Mat, continuous strand
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Milled fibers
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Roving, gun
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Roving, multi-end
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Roving, panel
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Roving, single-end direct
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Surfacing veil
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Yarns
    • Other unimpregnated reinforcement forms
      • Other, Chopped strand
      • Other, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • Other, Mat, chopped strand
      • Other, Mat, continuous strand
      • Other, Milled fibers
      • Other, Roving, gun
      • Other, Roving, multi-end
      • Other, Roving, panel
      • Other, Roving, single-end direct
      • Other, Surfacing veil
      • Other, Yarns
  • Preforms, unimpregnated
    • Chopped fiber
    • E-Glass
  • Prepregs, thermoplastic
    • Interlaced
  • Adhesives
    • Acrylic
      • Acrylic, Paste
      • Acrylic, Solvent-based
    • Bismaleimide
      • Bismaleimide, Paste
      • Bismaleimide, Solvent-based
    • Cyanoacrylate
      • Cyanoacrylate, Paste
      • Cyanoacrylate, Solvent-based
    • Epoxy
      • Epoxy, Paste
      • Epoxy, Solvent-based
    • Nylon
      • Nylon, Paste
      • Nylon, Solvent-based
    • Phenolic
      • Phenolic, Paste
      • Phenolic, Solvent-based
    • Polyimide
      • Polyimide, Paste
      • Polyimide, Solvent-based
    • Silicone
      • Silicone, Paste
      • Silicone, Solvent-based
    • Urethane
      • Urethane, Paste
      • Urethane, Solvent-based
    • Other
      • Other, Paste
      • Other, Solvent-based
  • Core materials and flow media
    • Balsa
  • Gel coats
    • Anti-fouling
    • Chemical-/corrosion-resistant
    • Conductive
    • Fire-retardant
    • General-purpose
    • Marine
    • Potable-water grades
  • Casting resins
    • Unsaturated polyester
  • Compounds
    • Bulk molding (BMC)
    • Low-pressure molding
    • Sheet molding (SMC)
    • Solid surface
    • Thermoplastic, short fiber-reinforced
    • Thick molding
  • Fillers
    • Alumina trihydrate
    • Calcium carbonate
    • Microspheres
    • Milled glass fiber
    • Talc
  • Catalysts, promoters and curing agents
    • Cobalt naphthenate
    • Curing agents, amines
    • Curing agents, others
    • Hardeners
    • Initiators
    • Peroxides
  • Resin additives & modifiers
    • Colorant, pigments
    • Flame/smoke-suppressant additives
    • Foaming agents
    • Low-profile additives
    • Thickening agents
    • UV stabilizers
    • Viscosity control agents
Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • Waste management