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Celanese adds UHMW-PE production line in the US
Source:Adsale Plastics Network    Editor:JK    Date:03.Nov.2020

Celanese Corporation, a global chemical and specialty materials company, has announced the addition of a new GUR ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMW-PE) production line at its Bishop, Texas manufacturing facility to support the significant growth in its high-value GUR engineered materials portfolio.


This new production line at the Celanese Bishop manufacturing facility is expected to add approximately 15kt per year of GUR product capacity by the start of 2022.


Celanese has announced the addition of a new GUR UHMW-PE production line at its Texas facility.

“Our capacity expansion at our Bishop integrated chemical complex will enable Celanese to continue to support a growing and diverse customer base and respond to the increasing need for specialty materials such as ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene,” said Tom Kelly, Celanese Senior Vice President, Engineered Materials.


Following the expansion of GUR capacity completed in June of 2019 at the company’s Nanjing, China integrated chemical complex, Celanese continues to be a leading global producer of ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene in Asia, North America and Europe, giving Celanese the ability to work closely with its customers in all three regions.



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