Nylon 6 Producer AdvanSix Launched as an Independent Company
AdvanSix's competitive advantage includes its vertically-integrated manufacturing.
AdvanSix, Morris Plains, N.J., a global supplier of nylon 6 is now an independent company, trading on the New York Stock Exchange, following its successful tax-free spin-off from Honeywell.
With revenues of $1.3 billion in 2015, AdvanSix is a leading supplier of nylon 6, sold under the Aegis brand, for production of engineered plastics, films, fibers, and filaments used in a range of applications from automotive and electronic components to food and industrial packaging. The company also produces caprolactam, the main feedstock for producing nylon. Its competitive advantage include its sustainable, cost-advantaged position, vertically-integrated manufacturing, global reach, and diverse revenue sources.
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