Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global technology and specialty materials company – and four-time winner of the JEC Americas award for innovative composite applications – will be exhibiting and presenting a technical paper at the JEC Americas Composites Show & Conference May 13-15 in Atlanta.
“Celanese has a proven track record for developing composites that stand up to the most unique, challenging applications,” said Michael Ruby, Celanese global composites business manager. “We look forward to collaborating with customers and discussing how Celanese products and solutions can create value in the composites manufacturing process.”
Several examples of Celanese’s successful composite applications will be on hand, including the C 7 Overhead Conductor with a multi-stranded composite core of Celstran® continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic rods (CFR-TPR) developed with Southwire Company, LLC, North America’s largest cable and wire producer. The Celanese Celstran® CFR-TP / CFR-TPR product line is one of the broadest continuous fiber reinforced thermoplastics portfolios available today.
Celanese will also display various 2013 JEC award-winning applications, as well as various applications using Fortron® PPS (polyphenylene sulfide) as the composite matrix for use in light and tough components that can reduce weight, reduce cost and perform in extreme environments.Greg Clark, global marketing manager of Celanese composites, will also be presenting a technical paper entitled “Development of a Monolithic, Thermoplastic Composite Type IV Pressure Vessel for Hydrogen Storage on Automobiles” at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 14. The technical presentation will discuss thermoplastic materials and process solutions that address issues with current onboard hydrogen storage technologies – including weight, cost, durability, hydrogen embrittlement, and fatigue – while reducing cost and weight, facilitating end-of-life recycling, and increasing use life. To visit with Celanese technical and commercial teams at the JEC Americas Composites Show & Conference, visit booth #1346. 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 www.celanese.com or our blog at www.celaneseblog.com . All registered trademarks are owned by Celanese International Corporation or its affiliates. Forward-Looking Statements This release may contain “forward-looking statements,” which include information concerning the company's plans, products, objectives, goals, strategies, future revenues or performance, and other information that is not historical information. When used in this release, the words “estimates,” “expects,” “anticipates,” “projects,” “plans,” “intends,” “believes,” “may,” “can,” “could,” “might,” “will” and variations of such words or similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements are based upon current expectations and beliefs and various assumptions. There can be no assurance that the company or its customers will realize these benefits or that these beliefs will prove correct. There are a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the results expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements contained in this release. These risks and uncertainties include, among other things: changes in general economic, business, political and regulatory conditions; changes in the price and availability of raw materials; the introduction of competing products by other companies; market acceptance of our products; changes in the degree of intellectual property and other legal protection afforded to our products and processes; the impact of technological developments and competition; adoption of new or different industry or regulatory standards; unanticipated operational or commercial difficulties, including failure of facilities or processes or products to operate in accordance with specifications or expectations; ability of third parties, including our commercial partners, suppliers or others, to comply with their commitments to us; increased costs under existing or future environmental regulations, including those relating to climate change; potential liability resulting from pending or future litigation, or from changes in the laws, regulations or policies of governments or other governmental activities in the countries in which we operate; and various other factors discussed from time to time in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Any forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date on which it is made, and the company undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date on which it is made or to reflect the occurrence of anticipated or unanticipated events or circumstances.