USA: Engineered Materials Celanese Announces Completion of Debottlenecking Projects

Editor: Alexander Stark

Celanese announced the completion of key debottlenecking projects and product transfers at its global manufacturing facilities to support customer demand and project pipeline growth in the company’s engineered materials business.

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Celanese Frankfurt, Germany chemical complex.
Celanese Frankfurt, Germany chemical complex.
(Source: Business Wire)

Dallas/USA — According to the company, the production debottlenecks, completed in the past twelve months, have increased output by more than 10 % at each unit, respectively. “Combined with new production lines — which will be announced early next week — we are confident in our ability to support the tremendous customer growth that is coming from our project pipeline,” said Richardson.

In the past 12 months, Celanese has completed debottlenecks or product transfers of specific polymer production lines at these facilities:

  • Bishop, Texas and Nanjing, China facilities (GUR UHMW-PE)
  • Bishop, Texas facility (POM)
  • Frankfurt, Germany chemical complex (POM)
  • Joint venture facility in Wilmington, N.C. (PPS)
  • Silao, Mexico — Expansion of a global thermoplastic polyester (PBT) network into Mexico with the transfer of Celanex grades into the recently acquired facility.