Ticona Increases Prices Globally for POM

FLORENCE, Ky. & SULZBACH, Germany & SHANGHAI--()--Ticona, the engineering polymers business of Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), today announced it is raising prices globally for acetal copolymer (POM) products effective with all shipments beginning April 15, 2012, or as contracts allow:

  • North America and South America: $0.10 per pound, and higher for specialty grades
  • Europe, Middle East and Africa: €0.20 per kilogram, and higher for specialty grades
  • Asia-Pacific Region: USD $0.20 per kilogram, and higher for specialty grades

About Ticona and Celanese

Ticona, the engineering polymers business of Celanese Corporation, produces and markets a broad range of high performance products, and posted net sales of $1,298 million in fiscal 2011. Ticona employs more than 1,500 individuals at production, compounding and research facilities in the USA, Germany, Brazil and China. For more information, please visit www.ticona.com or www.ticona.cn (Chinese language).

Celanese Corporation is a global technology leader in the production of specialty materials and chemical products which are used in most major industries and consumer applications. Our products, essential to everyday living, are manufactured in North America, Europe and Asia. Known for operational excellence, sustainability and premier safety performance, Celanese delivers value to customers around the globe with best-in-class technologies. Based in Dallas, Texas, the company employs approximately 7,600 employees worldwide and had 2011 net sales of $6.8 billion, with approximately 73% generated outside of North America. For more information about Celanese Corporation and its global product offerings, visit www.celanese.com.

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Contacts

Americas:
David Perilstein, Press Relations
+1-518-479-7632
Dperilst@nycap.rr.com
or
Americas:
Robert Shaw, Manager, B2B Marketing Communications
+1-859-372-3117
Robert.Shaw@Ticona.com
or
Europe:
Henning Küll, Public Relations Manager
+49-69-45009-1797
Henning.Kuell@Ticona.de
or
Asia:
Amber Zhao, Marketing Communications
+86-21-3861-9222
tong.zhao@ticona.com

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Contacts

Americas:
David Perilstein, Press Relations
+1-518-479-7632
Dperilst@nycap.rr.com
or
Americas:
Robert Shaw, Manager, B2B Marketing Communications
+1-859-372-3117
Robert.Shaw@Ticona.com
or
Europe:
Henning Küll, Public Relations Manager
+49-69-45009-1797
Henning.Kuell@Ticona.de
or
Asia:
Amber Zhao, Marketing Communications
+86-21-3861-9222
tong.zhao@ticona.com