Celanese Corporation Lifts Force Majeure on Certain Western Hemisphere Acetyl Chain Products

Wed, October 26 2022

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global chemical and specialty materials company, today confirmed that is it lifting the force majeure declared on May 11, 2022, for the following Acetyl Chain products in the Western Hemisphere:

  • Acetic acid
  • Vinyl acetate monomer (VAM)
  • Ethyl acetate
  • Acetic anhydride
  • Vinyl and acrylic emulsions
  • Redispersible powders
  • Ethylene vinyl acetate polymers

Due to ongoing supply chain disruptions and an inability to reliably obtain certain necessary raw materials, Celanese is unable to lift the force majeure in connection with its acetate tow products. Celanese is continuing to assess our suppliers’ and logistics partners’ ongoing operational issues and will provide notice of when normal supply of these products will resume.

About Celanese

Celanese Corporation is a global chemical leader in the production of differentiated chemistry solutions and specialty materials used in most major industries and consumer applications. Our businesses use the full breadth of Celanese's global chemistry, technology and commercial expertise to create value for our customers, employees, shareholders and the corporation. As we partner with our customers to solve their most critical business needs, we strive to make a positive impact on our communities and the world through The Celanese Foundation. Based in Dallas, Celanese employs approximately 8,500 employees worldwide and had 2021 net sales of $8.5 billion. For more information about Celanese Corporation and its product offerings, visit www.celanese.com.

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