A Brief History
Celanese Corporation built PET film manufacturing plant on present site in Greer, SC.
American Hoechst Corporation purchased the PET film production; the Celanar® product name was changed to Hostaphan®.
American Hoechst and Celanese merged to form the Hoechst Celanese Corporation.
A joint venture partnership was created with Mitsubishi Chemical Company to form Hoechst Diafoil Company.
Mitsubishi Chemical Company purchased Greer site with PET film and polymer operations from Hoechst Celanese to form Mitsubishi Polyester Film, Inc.
Startup of state-of-the-art, world class film production line at Greer site
Mitsubishi Polyester Film Group became a part of Mitsubishi Plastics, Inc., under Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation.
Mitsubishi Polyester Film, Inc. marked its 50th anniversary with a commemorative ceremony at its Upstate South Carolina film plant that began in 1964 as a project to transfer a film plant in Dumfries, Scotland into a Celanese plant in the Carolinas.
Mitsubishi Polyester Film, Inc. became a part of Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, under Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation.
Construction and startup of a new state-of-the-art, world class film production line at Greer site