Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global technology and specialty materials company and a global leader in VAE emulsions, announced today it will increase the price of vinyl acetate-based dispersions sold in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. PVAc homopolymer dispersions will increase by up to € 175/MT effective May 1, 2014, or as contracts allow. Vinyl acetate ethylene (VAE) and vinyl copolymer dispersions will increase by up to € 125/MT effective May 1, 2014, or as contracts allow. This price increase affects all applications including, but not limited to, adhesives, paints and coatings, building and construction, nonwovens, glass fiber, carpet, paper and textiles. Customers are requested to contact their Celanese sales representative for more details. 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 trademarks indicated above are owned by Celanese International Corporation or its affiliates.