Celanese Corporation is an integrated worldwide producer of value-added industrial chemicals and has top market positions worldwide in products comprising the majority of its sales. The company is one of the world's largest producers of acetyl products, which includes acetic acid, vinyl acetate monomer and polyacetals. These are intermediate chemicals for nearly all major industries. It is a leading worldwide producer of high-performance engineered polymers used in consumer and industrial products and designed to meet technical customer requirements. The company s operations are located in North America, Europe and Asia, which include substantial joint ventures in China. In 2007, it generated sales of more than $6 billion and employed nearly 9,000 employees. Celanese Corporation has a location in Meredosia, Ill.