An important business of Celanese Corporation, Ticona is a global company of material scientists, design engineers, technical support experts, account managers and customer service representatives dedicated to helping you achieve your goals in the use of engineering resins. Ticona is a solutions-driven company that uses advanced polymer technology to produce high performance plastic materials that are used in a wide spectrum of applications – from children’s toys to industrial gears, from tiny optical components to large automotive body parts.
Our global reach, extensive product portfolio, and engineering and science capabilities enable us to work with you at any stage in your process – be it at early concept or in full production – anywhere in the world. And whenever we collaborate on a project, our goal is simple: to meet your design and engineering challenges, and exceed your expectations of customer support. You can count on us.
Working with Ticona, you will see that you are working with a company dedicated to the principles of responsible care,- care for the health and safety of our customers, our employees, the neighbors of our plants, and the general environment.
Ticona’s materials are world leaders in acetal polymers, liquid crystal polymers, long fiber reinforced thermoplastics, and ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene. We also hold strong positions across our broad portfolio of other thermoplastics. Ticona’s products serve designers and engineers in a number of key markets – automotive, appliance components, information technology, consumer & recreational products, industrial, medical & health, and others.
We have about 1,800 employees in polymer production, compounding plants , and laboratory and design centers throughout the world. Ticona polymers are manufactured and sold in Europe and the Americas directly by Ticona and distributors and in Asia by Ticona, its agents and Polyplastics Co., Ltd.
Ticona’s polymers include:
- Celcon® and Hostaform® polyoxymethylene (POM)
- Vectra® liquid crystal polymers (LCP)
- Celanex®, Impet® and Riteflex® polyester polymers and copolymers
- Vandar® polyester alloys
- Fortron® polyphenylene sulfide (PPS)
- GUR® ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene (UHMW-PE)
- Celstran® and Compel® long-fiber reinforced themoplastics (LFRT)
- Impet® polyethylene terephthalate (PET)