Celanese Completes Acquisition of Thermoplastics Custom Compounder Omni Plastics
2 February 2018
Celanese Corporation, a global technology and specialty materials company, today 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.
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 (http://omniplastics.com/high-performance-products/) 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.