MOSCOW (MRC) -- Celanese Corporation, a global technology and specialty materials company, has announced it has completed the acquisition of Omni Plastics L.L.C. and its subsidiaries, including Resinal de Mexico. Financial details of the transaction are not being disclosed at this time, as per the company's press release.
Omni Plastics specializes in custom compounding of various engineered thermoplastic materials and is headquartered and has a compounding facility in Evansville, Indiana, with additional offices in Mexico City.
This acquisition further strengthens Celanese's global asset base by adding compounding capacity in the Americas to enable Celanese to continue to support a growing and diverse customer base.
Celanese will integrate the Omni Plastics thermoplastic compounding product portfolio and production capabilities into the Celanese engineered materials business to include the following product brands:
- OmniLon polyamide formulations for automotive, heavy truck, air movement, appliance, office furniture, and lawn & garden applications.
- OmniPro polypropylene formulations for pump housings, wheels, handles, mounting brackets, levers, pressure vessels, and office furniture component applications.
- OmniCarb polycarbonate formulations for automotive and electronic applications.
- OmniTech non-standard, custom-developed products including polybutylene terephthalate and acrylonitrile butadiene styrene formulations for applications with unique functional requirements, including flame retardant, conductive, wear-and-friction, and improved optical clarity.
Several product grades are UL-listed, FDA-compliant, NSF-compliant and made with post-industrial material, as well as qualified with automotive, E&E, and other original equipment manufacturers.
As MRC reported earlier, in May 2017, Celanese Corporation completed the acquisition of the nylon compounding division of Nilit, a major independent producer of high performance nylon polymers and compounds.
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.