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Celanese Showcases Aesthetics in Automotive Interiors at WardsAuto Interiors Conference

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Celanese Showcases Aesthetics in Automotive Interiors at WardsAuto Interiors Conference

Press release date: May 19, 2014

Functional Celanese polymers improve design and reduce costs in auto interiors

DALLAS and DEARBORN, Mich. – Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global technology and specialty materials company, will be featuring at the WardsAuto Interiors Conference May 21 in Dearborn, Mich., the engineered polymer applications that help auto manufacturers improve overall interior design aesthetics as well as reduce overall costs.

Several examples of Celanese's functional polymer applications will be on display, including the 2012 SPE Innovation Grand Award winning instrument panel, MetaLX™ and XAP® low-emission applications, as well as other Celanese engineered materials for automotive interior applications.

Celanese has a proven track record for developing polymers that deliver high performance, functionality and aesthetics for the most challenging auto interior applications. Celanese's XAP low-emission technology for Hostaform® acetal copolymer (POM) is helping automakers achieve their global engineering emission standards for molded parts located in a vehicle's interior.

"As a leading supplier of low-emission engineered materials thanks to Hostaform POM with its XAP technology, Celanese is supporting the global trend for more stringent requirements in China, Europe and the Americas with the largest low-emission product offering available today," said Stefan Kutta, Celanese global director, Transportation. "We look forward to collaborating with customers at the WardsAuto Interiors Conference and discussing how Celanese products and solutions can create value in the automotive interiors manufacturing process."

In addition, Bruce Mulholland, Celanese global color technology manager, will be a speaker on:
• Panel 2: Creating Wellness and Wellbeing in the Interior
• Panel 8: Innovative Materials – Part Two

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. With sales almost equally divided between North America, Europe and Asia, the company uses the full breadth of its global chemistry, technology and business expertise to create value for customers and the corporation. Celanese partners with customers to solve their most critical needs while making a positive impact on its communities and the world. Based in Dallas, Texas, Celanese employs approximately 7,400 employees worldwide and had 2013 net sales of $6.5 billion. For more information about Celanese Corporation and its product offerings, visit or our blog at

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Media Relations Asia (Shanghai)
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