Corporate entry Celanese Corporation
- Paint or Pigment Industries and Chemical Industries
Until 1968, Celanese Corporation in Australia was the owner of British Paints. The Corporation's origins date back to 1912, but the it didn't adopt the name Celanese until 1918 when the British Cellulose & Chemical Manufacturing Co. changed its name to British Celanese Limited. This was the start of the Celanese Corporation, which today is a global producer of value-added industrial chemicals. They also produce acetyl products, including acetic acid, vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) and polyacetals (POM), and high-performance engineered polymers used in consumer and industrial products.
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