Celanese, the world leading POM and technical polymers manufacturer, belongs to group Celanese Corporation. In 2011, Celanese reached a turnover of 1.3 billion USD. Celanese has 3 production and R&D plants in Europe, 6 in Americas and 1 in Asia. Celanese employs 1800 people globally.
Celanese was founded in 1961 as a joint-venture between Hoechst and Celanese. The original Celanese European production plant in city Kelsterbach was relocated in 2011 to Höchst Industrial Park (Frankfurt) to allow expansion of Frankfurt airport.
Celanese, as one of the world’s leading manufacturers of advanced high quality engineering plastics, strives to meet all relevant quality, environmental, health and safety standards.
Celanese important certifications include:
- ISO 9001:2000
- ISO/TS 16949:2002
- ISO 14001
- ISO/IEC 17025
Many Celanese plastics have FDA and also European food certificates for parts in contact with food and NSF, WRAS, KTW certificates for drinking water. Celanese also has special grades of different polymers (such as Hostaform® MT) for medical applications.
Celanese also produces a wide range of polymers with certified flammability by UL94, polymers fulfilling electronic and electric norms WEEE and RoHS or complying with norm EN 71-3 for toys.
Celanese produces an extensive portfolio of high-quality engineering plastics including:
- POM Hostaform®, Celcon®, Amcel
- LCP Vectra® and Zenite®
- PBT Celanex®
- PET Impet®
- TPEE Riteflex®
- Polyester alloys Vandar®
- PPS Fortron®
- UHMW-PE GUR®
- Long fibre compounds Celstran®
- PCT Thermx®