Celanese Corporation (Celanese) is a global technology and specialty materials company. The Company is a producer of acetyl products, which are intermediate chemicals, for industries, as well as a global producer of engineered polymers that are used in a variety of applications. The Company operates through four business segments: Advanced Engineered Materials, Consumer Specialties, Industrial Specialties and Acetyl Intermediates. The Company’s product portfolio serves a diverse set of end-use applications, including paints and coatings, textiles, automotive applications, consumer and medical applications, performance industrial applications, filter media, paper and packaging, chemical additives, construction, consumer and industrial adhesives, and food and beverage applications. In January 2012, the Company acquired certain assets from Ashland Inc., which include two product lines, Vinac and Flexbond.