Eastman Chemical Co.

Contact Information

Please visit: Eastman Chemical Co.

Mailing Address:
200 S Wilcox Dr.
Kingsport, TN 37662 US

Phone: 423-229-2000
Toll-Free: 800-327-8626
Fax: 423-229-1525

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Eastman Chemical Co.

Product Categories of Eastman Chemical Co.

  • Adhesion Promoters (for Inks, Coatings)
  • Adhesives for Plastics
  • Antioxidant Concentrates more (+)
  • Antioxidants more (+)
  • Biodegradable, Photodegradable Resins and Compounds
  • Cellulose Acetate
  • Cellulose Acetate Butyrate
  • Cellulose Acetate Propionate
  • Color Concentrates, Solid more (+)
  • Impact Modifiers more (+)
  • Lubricants more (+)
  • Plasticizers more (+)
  • Polyester (Thermoplastic)--PCT Type
  • Polyester (Thermoplastic)--PCTA Type
  • Polyester (Thermoplastic)--PCTG Type
  • Polyester (Thermoplastic)--PET Type
  • Polyester (Thermoplastic)--PETG Type
  • Polyester Promoters, Accelerators more (+)
  • Processing Aids--Polymeric Type more (+)
  • Release Agents--External (Spray or Wipe-on) more (+)
  • Thermoplastic Elastomers--Olefinic Type
  • Thermoplastic Elastomers--Polyester Type
  • UV Stabilizers more (+)

As seen in PT

  • APPLICATION: Newborn Hearing Screener Features New Opaque Copolyester

    Eastman's new opaque copolyester replaces PC/ABS in newborn hearing screener housing.

  • Biocompatible, Zinc-Based Antibacterial Treatment For Plastics

    Two-year-old Dutch-Italian startup company invents biocompatible, high kill-rate antibacterial treament for any plastic.

  • Sleeve Labels Drive Packaging R&D

    Machinery and material suppliers are collaborating on new labels that don’t gum up the lucrative PET bottle reclaim business.

  • APPLICATION: Vacuum-Seal Juice Container Made Of Tritan Copolyester

    This container maintains freshness 125-200% longer than standard food containers.

  • 'Germ Warfare’: New Materials Withstand Sterilization, Disinfectant Barrage

    At recent Plastec West show, material suppliers introduced grades that can withstand more and more varied sterilizations and/or materials that utilize specialty additives to impart antimicrobial properties.

  • Eastman to Boost Capacity for Tritan Copolyester

    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.

  • Copolyester Debuts in Luxury Drinkware Collections

    WEB EXCLUSIVE: Tritan proprietary copolyester from Eastman Chemical Co., Kingsport, Tenn., is used in new luxury drinkware/tableware  collections by both BarLuxe, Lenexa, Kansas and Taiwan’s Tzeng Shyng.

  • Novel Medical Applications for Copolyesters

    One is a surgical instrument that cleans laparoscope lenses in situ during minimally-invasive surgeries—with a handle made of a blend of Eastman’s Ecdel copolyester TPE and its Eastar PETG.

  • Copolyester Used in Pneumatic Tube Carrier

    WEB EXCLUSIVE: A new application of proprietary Tritan copolyester from Eastman Chemical Co., Kingsport, Tenn., has been developed by Baltimore-based Pevco, a manufacturer of hospital pneumatic-tube delivery systems used to transport patient-critical materials between labs, pharmacies, blood banks, operating rooms, and emergency rooms.   The new Pevco TEC-6 pneumatic tube carrier was designed specifically to be made with Tritan, according to Pevco’s director of product development and marketing Steve Dahl.

  • MATERIALS: New Amorphous PET for Easier Extrusion Blow Molding

    WEB EXCLUSIVE: Aspira One, a new amorphous PET from Eastman Chemical Co., Kingsport, Tenn., reportedly provides an optimal balance of recyclability, product performance, processability, and aesthetics compared to existing PET resins used in extrusion blow molded handleware and large bottles.

  • Rubbermaid Foodservice Containers Go BPA-Free

    WEB EXCLUSIVE: Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Winchester, Va., has introduced a new line of commercial and institutional kitchen foodservice products made of BPA-free Tritan copolyester from Eastman Chemical Co., Kingsport, Tenn.

  • Acquisitions in Additives, Testing Equipment

    PCC (Plastics Color Corp.), Calumet City, Ill., a maker of color and additive concentrates and compounds, has acquired Polysource LLC and its Pinnacle Color subsidiary in Tempe, Ariz.

  • MATERIALS: Copolyester Gains Renal Care Applications

    WEB EXCLUSIVE: Eastman Chemical Co., Kingsport, Tenn., has reported two commercial applications in renal-care devices for a special grade of its proprietary Tritan copolyester that was developed specifically for this market.

  • Eastman Discontinues Two Plasticizers

    Eastman Chemical Co., Kingsport, Tenn., will no longer offer diethyl phthlalate (DEP) and dibutyl phthalate (DBP) plasticizers as of the end of this year.

  • MATERIALS: New Clear Plastics for Medical Devices

    WEB EXCLUSIVE: Three more suppliers at MD&M West brought out clear, hard plastic grades for medical uses.

  • DAK Americas Completes Eastman Acquisition

    Last month, DAK Americas LLC, Charlotte, N.C., completed its purchase of the integrated PET and PTA business of Eastman Chemical Co., Kingsport, Tenn.

  • MATERIALS: DAK Americas Completes Eastman PET Acquisition

    On Feb. 1, DAK Americas LLC, Charlotte, N.C., announced the completion of its purchase of the integrated PET and PTA business of Eastman Chemical Co., Kingsport, Tenn.

  • WEB EXCLUSIVE: In the past month, three deals were announced to transfer ownership of materials businesses.

  • WEB EXCLUSIVE: Tritan copolyester is new competition for polycarbonate in tough, clear face masks, shields, and visors for medical, military, industrial, sports, and motorcycle uses.

  • WEB EXCLUSIVE: Eastman Chemical Co., Kingsport, Tenn., last month launched a new resin and a new trade name for a family of copolyesters aimed at high-clarity, multi-serve beverage, spirit, and dairy packaging.

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