DALLAS, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global technology and specialty materials company and Fortune 500 company, celebrated its annual Innovation Showcase by honoring employee achievements in innovation.
Four Celanese Innovation Awards, recognizing exceptional accomplishments during the previous 12 months, were presented in the categories of New Product, New Application Development, New Process Technology and New Technical Service. Ten Patent Milestone Awards, acknowledging patent achievements that have advanced the company, were presented for periods ranging from five to 30 years.
Celanese Innovation Awards
New Product Development: Chuck Kizer (United States)
New Application Development: Theo Wondergem (Netherlands)
New Process Technology: Kamlesh Nair (United States)
New Technical Service: DJ Kumar (Singapore)
Five Year Patent: Josefina Chapman; Laiyuan Chen; David Lunsford; David Trueba; James Zink; Ray Zinobile
10 Year Patent: Victor Johnston
20 Year Patent: Martin Jakob; Jay Warner
30 Year Patent: Paull Torrence
The Celanese Innovation Showcase focuses on chemical technologies in development, their value to current and future customers, and their application to addressing societal issues. Researchers and engineers from Celanese sites around the world converged in Dallas for a series of seminars and meetings during the two-day event.
Celanese Corporation is a global technology leader in the production of specialty materials and chemical products that are used in most major industries and consumer applications. Our products, essential to everyday living, are manufactured in North America, Europe and Asia. Known for operational excellence, sustainability and premier safety performance, Celanese delivers value to customers around the globe with best-in-class technologies. Based in Dallas, Texas, the company employs approximately 7,600 employees worldwide and had 2011 net sales of $6.8 billion, with approximately 73% generated outside of North America. For more information about Celanese Corporation and its global product offerings, visit www.celanese.com or the company's blog at www.celaneseblog.com.