Ashland is a chemical company that provides products, services and solutions to several customers worldwide. The company serves the automotive, food and beverage, hydrocarbon and chemical processing, merchant marine, metal casting, power generation, pulp and paper, mining and transportation industries. The products offered by the company include adhesives, additives, chemicals, solvents, lubricants, mold releases, pigments, fillers, plasticizers, process oils and resins. It also offers transmission fluids, gear oil, hydraulic lubricants, cooling systems, cleaners and sand additives. In addition, the company offers a range of maintenance and repair solutions, including welding equipment and supplies, refrigeration products, and sheet jointing, compression packing and deck sealing materials. Ashland has been operational for more than 80 years and maintains a location in Carteret, N.J.