Celanese Opens Customer Solution Center in Tokyo

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Center to showcase technical expertise to support Art of Material
Selection

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.

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. 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.

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 that is not historical information. All forward-looking
statements are based upon current expectations and beliefs and various
assumptions. There can be no assurance that the Company will realize
these expectations 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 herein. These risks and
uncertainties and various other factors are discussed from time to time
in the Company’s periodic 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 statement 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.

Celanese Corporation
Investor Relations
Surabhi
Varshney, +1 972-443-3078
surabhi.varshney@celanese.com
or
Media
Relations – Global

W. Travis Jacobsen, +1 972-443-3750
william.jacobsen@celanese.com
or
Media
Relations Asia (Shanghai)

Helen Zhang, +86 21 3861 9279
lan.zhang@celanese.com
or
Media
Relations Europe (Germany)

Jens Kurth, +49(0)69 45009 1574
j.kurth@celanese.com

Source: Celanese Corporation