Celanese Corporation, is one of the world’s largest producers of acetyl products, as well as a leading global producer of high performance engineered polymers. Our products are widely found in consumer and industrial applications. We operate primarily through four business segments: Advanced Engineered Materials, Consumer Specialties, Industrial Specialties and Acetyl Intermediates. Our operations are primarily located in North America, Europe and Asia. Based in Dallas, Texas, the company employs approximately 8,350 employees worldwide. Net sales totaled $6.8 billion in 2008, with approximately 65% generated outside of North America. Known for operational excellence and execution of its business strategies, Celanese delivers value to customers around the globe with innovations and best-in-class technologies. As a committed investor in China for over 20 years, Celanese's business portfolio in China includes a holding company in Shanghai, four major joint ventures, and Celanese Nanjing Integrated Chemical Complex, Celanese’s largest integrated complex in the world.