Celanese Doubles Vinyl Acetate Ethylene Capacity at Nanjing Plant

Celanese has doubled the capacity of its vinyl acetate ethylene unit at its integrated chemical complex in Nanjing, China.

The expanded unit, which will use Celanese's advanced vinyl acetate ethylene technology, started production in the second quarter of 2011.

The complex will be used to produce of acetic acid, vinyl acetate monomer, emulsion polymers and Celstran long fibre-reinforced thermoplastics.