Celanese to build vinyl acetate ethylene emulsions unit in Southeast Asia
“This proposed expansion will support our global and regional growth strategy to expand our reach into the markets of Southeast Asia,” said Mark Murray, GM of the Celanese emulsion polymers business.
Celanese plans to construct a new production unit in
Southeast Asia for vinyl acetate ethylene (VAE) emulsions,
the company announced on Thursday.
The unit is expected to begin production by mid-2016. The
specific location of the plant has not yet been disclosed.
This proposed expansion
will support our global
and regional growth strategy to expand our reach into the
markets of Southeast Asia, said Mark Murray, vice
president and general manager of Celanese's emulsion polymers
Building a VAE plant in Southeast Asia would broaden
our network to better serve customers throughout the
Asia-Pacific region, primarily in the high-end applications
of architectural coatings, building and construction
, carpets, and paper
industries," he added.
Celanese describes itself as a global technology
and specialty materials
company and a global leader in VAE emulsions.