Solutia Appoints Celanese as New Marketing Partner for Ethyl Acetate
“Ensuring the on-going supply of product to customers is our primary focus during this transition,” said Wing Kwang, global business director, Automotive and Specialty Additives, Solutia. “Present customers of Solutia’s ethyl acetate will be notified of their new regional Celanese sales contact so that new contracts or agreements can be developed to ensure uninterrupted supply after the transition is completed.”
“We are pleased to be the new ethyl acetate marketing partner for Solutia, and see this agreement as a way to ensure a continuous supply of quality product to our customer base,” said
“We have valued our partnership with BP over the last 9 years. As they transition out of the ethyl acetate business, we look forward to working with Celanese,” added Kwang.
Ethyl acetate is used as a solvent in oil-based lacquers and enamels (especially in polyurethane finishes) and in inks and adhesives. The main uses of ethyl acetate are in the manufacture of nitrocellulose and cellulose acetate lacquers and as a solvent component in adhesives and in spread-coating compounds for artificial leather. It is also used as a solvent in many chemical processes.
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Solutia is a market-leading performance materials and specialty chemicals company. The company focuses on providing solutions for a better life through a range of products, including: Saflex(R) interlayer for laminated glass; CPFilms(R) aftermarket window films sold under the LLumar(R) brand and others; high-performance nylon polymers and fibers sold under brands such as Vydyne(R) and Wear-Dated(R); and technical specialties including the Flexsys(R) family of chemicals for the rubber industry, Skydrol(R) aviation hydraulic fluid and Therminol(R) heat transfer fluid. Solutia’s businesses are world leaders in each of their market segments. With its headquarters in
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