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Celanese Presents Tribological Medical Device Material Solutions at Annual Pre-filled Syringes Summit

By Business Wire News   


Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global technology and specialty materials company, will present its tribological medical polymer solutions at the Annual Pre-filled Syringes Summit on October 12-13, 2015 in Berlin, Germany.

“Better drug compliance and ease of use for patients are key factors driving innovation in the medical device industry,” said Wendy Johnson, medical marketing manager at Celanese. “Tribological systems in pre-filled syringes and other medical devices are sophisticated applications which require innovative materials that Celanese is delivering. These medical devices must be safe and comfortable for the patient, and we are proud to play a role in the development of such improved medical devices using our innovative, advanced polymer materials.”

Dr. Kirsten Markgraf and Wendy Johnson of Celanese will discuss new tribologically modified polymers and their use in pre-filled syringes and injectable medical devices. The pair will present new technical data and discuss Hostaform® MT® SlideX™ POM, Celanese’s tribological polymer grade for the medical device market. Attendees will learn about these topics and more:

  • Friction, wear and sound effects
  • Selection of materials in tribological systems
  • New tribologically modified polymers

Celanese Presentation

Topic: Formulations & Device Engineering: The Impact on PFS
Case Study: Tribological Systems in Injection Devices
Date and Time: October 13, 2015 at 12:20 pm
Speakers: Dr. Kirsten Markgraf, Manager Product Development POM EU, and Wendy Johnson, Medical Marketing Manager

For more information about Hostaform® MT® SlideX™ POM and to view a product demo video, visit

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 or our blog at

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Celanese Corporation
Investor Relations
Jon Puckett, +1-972-443-4965
Media Relations – Global
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