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Celanese to Build VAE Plant for High-End Applications of Architectural Coatings in SE Asia

Published on 2014-05-26. Author : SpecialChem

DALLAS -- Celanese Corporation, one of the global technology and specialty materials companies and global leaders in vinyl acetate ethylene (VAE) emulsions, announced its intent to construct a VAE emulsions production unit in Southeast Asia. The unit is expected to begin production by mid-2016.

"This proposed expansion will support our global and regional growth strategy to expand our reach into the growing markets of Southeast Asia," said Mark Murray, vice president and general manager of the Celanese emulsion polymers business. "Building a VAE plant in Southeast Asia would broaden our network to better serve customers throughout the Asia-Pacific region, primarily in the high-end applications of architectural coatings, building and construction, carpets, and paper industries."

About Celanese

Celanese Corporation is one of the global technology leaders in the production of differentiated chemistry solutions and specialty materials used in most major industries and consumer applications. With sales almost equally divided between North America, Europe and Asia, the company uses the full breadth of its global chemistry, technology and business expertise to create value for customers and the corporation. Celanese partners with customers to solve their most critical needs while making a positive impact on its communities and the world. Based in Dallas, Texas, Celanese employs approximately 7, 400 employees worldwide and had 2013 net sales of $6.5 billion.

Source: Celanese

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