Celanese to Build VAE Emulsions Unit in Asia
DALLAS - Celanese Corp., Dallas, TX, announced that it intends 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.”
Celanese is a global technology leader in the production of differentiated chemistry solutions and specialty materials used in most major industries and consumer applications. The company has sales almost equally divided between North America, Europe and Asia.