In the past one hundred years, Celanese has transformed into a global technology and specialty materials company with leading businesses in key geographic regions. With a focus on safety, innovation, productivity, performance and results, our company is positioned to achieve significant future growth and deliver exceptional results for all stakeholders. Our history below highlights the milestones of activities that formed Celanese. Please click on the eras below to read details of our history.
The beginnings (1912 - 1920)
The birth of Celanese (1921 - 1950)
The Hoechst years (1960's - 1999)
The present days (2000 - today)