Celanese declares force majeure vinyl acetate monomer in US

Celanese declares force majeure on vinyl acetate monomer in US

11:11 AM, 30th August 2017
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DALLAS, US: Celanese Corporation (CE) announced that as a result of Hurricane Harvey’s impact on Celanese’s operations, suppliers and service providers in the Texas Gulf Coast, Celanese is temporarily unable to supply the vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) needs of its customers in the Americas.

Celanese is continuing to assess the regional and global impact of this force majeure event, and given that this is a rapidly developing situation, Celanese cannot provide any specific details or timing of the full impact to all customers. 

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