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Celanese Announces Emulsions Price Increases in EMEA


May 27, 2015
By Business Wire News

DALLAS & SULZBACH, Germany

Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global technology and specialty materials company and a global leader in emulsion polymers, announced today it will raise the price of all emulsions sold in Europe, the Middle East and Africa effective June 1, 2015, or as contracts allow.

Prices for all vinyl acetate based emulsions (vinyl acetate ethylene, vinyl acetate homopolymer and vinyl acetate copolymer emulsions) will be raised by € 50/MT.

Prices for all full acrylic-based emulsions will be raised by € 50/MT.

Prices for all styrene acrylic-based emulsions will be raised by € 100/MT.

This price increase affects applications including, but not limited to, adhesives, paint and coatings, building and construction, nonwovens, glass fiber, carpet, paper and textiles.

Customers should contact their Celanese sales representative for more details.

About Celanese

Celanese Corporation is a global technology leader 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 7,500 employees worldwide and had 2014 net sales of $6.8 billion. For more information about Celanese Corporation and its product offerings, visit www.celanese.com or our blog at www.celaneseblog.com.

All registered trademarks are owned by Celanese International Corporation or its affiliates.

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Celanese Corporation
Investor Relations
Jon Puckett, +1-972-443-4965
jon.puckett@celanese.com
or
Media Relations
W. Travis Jacobsen, +1-972-443-3750
william.jacobsen@celanese.com