DALLAS & TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global technology and specialty materials company, today announced the opening of a new Customer Solution Center in Tokyo, Japan to support the growth of its Asia customers, advance technical capabilities of its product portfolio in the region, and enable close collaboration with customers in their selection of engineered materials and innovative polymer technologies.
“Celanese has one of the broadest portfolios of engineered materials in the market and serves leading industries in Japan and the larger Asia region in such areas as automotive, E&E, fluid management and office automation,” said Mark Oberle, Celanese Senior Vice President, Asia and EMEA regions. “The new center in Tokyo will expand the company’s technology footprint and enable Celanese to bring its materials and chemicals solutions to Japanese customers in the early stages of their product development cycle.”
At the Tokyo solution center, Celanese showcases its wide range of polymer product lines and technologies and provides the collaborative support its customers have come to expect. The center will also offer computer aided engineering (CAE) systems analysis and other analytical activities to help customers realize new materials solutions.
“Japan is at the forefront of developing today’s most advanced engineering applications and technical innovations,” said Verghese Thomas, Celanese Vice President and Chief Technology & Innovation Officer. “For Celanese to best serve our customers, we need a strong presence in Japan to leverage our broad and differentiated technologies to help solve complex customer problems rapidly.”
The new Tokyo center joins similar solution centers Celanese has positioned globally to serve its customers around the world. These solution centers are located in Shanghai, China; Seoul, South Korea; Florence, Kentucky, USA; Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA; Mexico City, Mexico; Frankfurt, Germany; and Forli, Italy.
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. Our two complementary business cores, Acetyl Chain and Materials Solutions, use the full breadth of Celanese’s global chemistry, technology and business expertise to create value for our customers and the corporation. As we partner with our customers to solve their most critical business needs, we strive to make a positive impact on our communities and the world through The Celanese Foundation. Based in Dallas, Celanese employs approximately 7,500 employees worldwide and had 2016 net sales of $5.4 billion. For more information about Celanese and our product offerings, visit www.celanese.com or our blog at www.celaneseblog.com.
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