Eastman Chemical Co. plans to expand capacity for its proprietary amorphous Tritan copolyester from the current 132 million lb/yr to over 167 million lb/yr.

Eastman Chemical Co., Kingsport, Tenn., plans to expand capacity for its proprietary amorphous Tritan copolyester from the current 132 million lb/yr to over 167 million lb/yr. The new capacity at Kingsport is slated for completion by mid-2014. Since its launch in 2007, Tritan has been chosen for over 600 food-contact products ranging from serving and storing items to reusable sports bottles, infant-care products, medical devices, and small appliances.