Celanese Corporation

A global technology leader in the production of specialty materials and chemical products that are used in most major industries and consumer applications. The products, essential to everyday living, are manufactured in North America, Europe and Asia.

222 W Las Colinas Blvd.
Ste. 900N
Irving, TX 75039 US


As Seen In CompositesWorld

The markets: Utility infrastructure (2015)
Seawater desalination systems, which rely on composite pressure vessels and piping systems, is poised to become one of the main alternative freshwater resources for coastal water utility companies. Electirc utilities, meanwhile, are beginning to grasp the utility of composite power poles and transmission cabling.

Celanese to expand Celstran capacity in Brazil
Celanese will expand by mid-2015 its manufacturing capabilities at the company's Suzano, Brazil, facility to include Celstran long fiber-reinforced thermoplastics (LFRT) production.

SPE names Lifetime Achievement Award winner
The Automotive Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers names Dr. Norm Kakarala as this year's recipient. The award will be given at the group's Innovation Awards Gala on November 12.

Carbon fiber featured in new electrical transmission cable
Celanese Corp. (Dallas, Texas) and Southwire Co. LLC (Carrollton, Ga.), North America’s largest wire and cable producer, have introduced a new option for utility transmission lines:  the C7 Overhead Conductor, featuring a lightweight and high strength-to-weight, multi-element composite core of Celstran continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic rods (CFR-TPR), made by Celanese.

Celanese, Southwire combine carbon fiber, thermoplastics in utility transmission conductor
Southwire, North America's largest wire and cable producer, worked with Celanese to develop a new overhead conductor cable that features a multi-strand composite core of Celstran continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic rods.

Celanese announces two supply agreements
The thermoplastic supplier will work with Airborne Oil and Gas on spoolable pipe, and with Aachen AZL to develop thermoplastic composite solutions for automotive and other applications.

Thermoplastic composites save weight in rotorcraft aerostructure
This helicopter structure outdoes both metal and thermoset-composite alternatives.

Fossil and mineral resources: Composites expand
Attention-grabbing applications in these challenging, corrosive environments are positioning fiber-reinforced polymers for continued growth.

Celanese to present composite developments at CAR-Symposium
The company has developed unidirectional thermoplastic tapes and a heads-up display application for automotive.

The markets: Oil and gas (2014)
Composites are recognized as an enabling technology in deepwater drilling scenarios, because the materials are able to stand up to the harsh subsea environment while delivering lower overall system weight.


Airbus A400M ice protection plates feature thermoplastic composites
Celanese's Fortron polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) is used in ice protection plates on the A400M military transport. Celanese also says it is also working with partners to develop an aircraft window frame using Fortron, thermoforming and injection molding.

Celanese increases Fortron PPS production
Fortron Industries LLC will increase production at its Wilmington, N.C., USA facility to meet and increase demand for Fortron polyphenylene sulfide.

Braided Pressure Vessel

JEC Composites 2009 showcase
 Despite the doleful state of the global economy, the turnout in Paris — exhibitors and visitors — proved surprisingly strong.

JEC reports that 27,000 composites industry professionals were on hand for all or part of the three-day event.
Source: JEC

JEC COMPOSITES 2008 show review
Composites professionals converged on this annual Parisian gathering in greater numbers than ever before, confident that the market’s global growth will continue.

Biz Brief: Celanese Corp.
Celanese Corp. (Nanjing, China) has formally dedicated its new polymer emulsions facility in Nanjing. The new plant will supply customers throughout Asia with latex emulsions for use in the production of adhesives, glass fibers, nonwoven fiber fabrics, and low-odor architectural coatings markets. At the new complex in

JEC Composites 2007 Product Showcase
This year’s Parisian exhibition provides key evidence of the composites industry’s unprecedented breadth and technical sophistication.

Product Categories of Celanese Corporation

  • Coatings and sizings
    • Sizings