Celanese Announces Price Increases for Long-Fiber Thermoplastic Products

DALLAS--()--Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global specialty materials company, today announced price increases on its polyamide-based long-fiber thermoplastic compounds (PA66-LFT) and thermoplastic polyurethane long-fiber thermoplastic compounds (TPU-LFT). The price increases below will be effective for orders placed on or after June 1, 2018, or as contracts otherwise allow.

                   
Product     Americas

(USD/kg)

    Europe

(EUR/kg)

    Asia

(USD/kg)

Polyamide-based long-fiber thermoplastic grades (PA66-LFT)     $0.10     €0.10     $0.10
Thermoplastic polyurethane long-fiber thermoplastic grades (TPU-LFT)     $0.35     €0.35     $0.35
           

Individual grades may be subject to a higher increase than specified above. Celanese is a leading supplier of engineered materials and the only supplier with global production facilities providing local supply to all regions of the world. Celanese continues to support its customers globally with a growing portfolio of products and functionalized grades. The company is committed to enhancing its product offerings and capabilities through ongoing investments in assets, technologies, and product and application expertise.

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. 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 7,700 employees worldwide and had 2017 net sales of $6.1 billion. For more information about Celanese Corporation and its product offerings, visit www.celanese.com or our blog at www.celaneseblog.com.

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Contacts

Celanese Corporation
Investor Relations

Surabhi Varshney, +1-972-443-3078
surabhi.varshney@celanese.com
or
Media Relations – Global
W. Travis Jacobsen, +1-972-443-3750
william.jacobsen@celanese.com
or
Media Relations Asia (Shanghai)
Helen Zhang, +86 21 3861 9279
lan.zhang@celanese.com
or
Media Relations Europe (Germany)
Jens Kurth, +49(0)69 45009 1574
j.kurth@celanese.com

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Celanese Announces Price Increases for Long-Fiber Thermoplastic Products

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Contacts

Celanese Corporation
Investor Relations

Surabhi Varshney, +1-972-443-3078
surabhi.varshney@celanese.com
or
Media Relations – Global
W. Travis Jacobsen, +1-972-443-3750
william.jacobsen@celanese.com
or
Media Relations Asia (Shanghai)
Helen Zhang, +86 21 3861 9279
lan.zhang@celanese.com
or
Media Relations Europe (Germany)
Jens Kurth, +49(0)69 45009 1574
j.kurth@celanese.com