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Eastman Chemical Company
Fascinatio Boulevard 602-614
Capelle a/d IJssel
NL-2909 VA Netherlands
[t] +31 10 240 22 06
[f] +31 10 240 21 00
Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN), headquartered in Kingsport, Tenn., manufactures and markets chemicals, fibers and plastics worldwide. The company employs approximately 12,000 people and had 2003 sales of US$5.8 billion.
Glass Polymer copolyester selected for Brazilian perfume packaging
09 December, 2004
Brazilian cosmetic maker Natura has selected Eastman's Glass Polymer copolyester for its new ‘Due’ perfume packaging. Natura has launched Due in both a women's and men's version. Each uses The Glass Polymer copolyester as a major package component.
Eastman shows its wares at MDMW 2005
09 December, 2004
At Medical Device Manufacturers 2005 West, which is being held in Anaheim, California, USA, on 10-12 January 2005, Eastman Chemical Co will demonstrate that its expertise in speciality plastics is the clear choice for medical device designers.
Eastman offers efficient, non-HAP replacement for MEK solvents
23 November, 2004
A staple industrial cleaner and solvent for coatings, methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) is currently in short supply, according to industry analysts. To help meet market demand for MEK replacements Eastman Chemical Co is offering (methyl propyl ketone) MPK, its low-density, non-HAP solvent for coatings and industrial cleaning and surface preparation applications.
Eastman joint-venture plant in China starts operating
22 November, 2004
Qilu Eastman Specialty Chemical Ltd (QESCL) has begun operations in Zibo, Shandong Province, People's Republic of China. QESCL is a joint venture between Sinopec Qilu Petrochemical Co and Eastman Chemical Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Eastman Chemical Co.
Plastohm 'revitalizes' beauty product packaging using Eastman's Glass Polymer
11 November, 2004
Plastohm Group's Packaging Division has selected Eastman Chemical Co's Glass Polymer for a new, high-end, thick-walled bottle designed to appeal to the senses of the user and set to complete its range of bottles for beauty applications.
China recognizes Eastman’s products with environmental award
10 November, 2004
The Chinese Government has awarded Eastman Chemical Co the certificate on Environmental Labeling Type II for Texanol ester alcohol and TXIB plasticizer.
Cosmetics bottles have glass-like clarity
04 November, 2004
Cosmetics bottles that have glass-like clarity, and colour, have been developed by a company in Germany using a material from Eastman Chemical Co.
Materials programme lets designers explore scented plastic samples
02 November, 2004
As part of its ‘Material Difference Programme’ Eastman is offering cellulosic plastic samples that encapsulated fragrances.
Glass polymer for cosmetic, personal care packaging
20 October, 2004
Eastman announces EB062 as new addition to the glass polymer portfolio for cosmetic, personal care packaging
The Glass Polymer from Eastman for Plastohm
20 October, 2004
Plastohm relies on The Glass Polymer from Eastman Chemical Company to complete its range of high-end packaging solutions for the beauty and healthcare markets: Senso Intense.
Eastman launches Apothecary colour series to cosmetic, personal care industry
20 October, 2004
At Luxepack, Eastman Specialty Plastics has launched its new Apothecary Colour Series of plastic bottles.
The Glass Polymer from Eastman for thick wall co-extrusion blow molded bottles
20 October, 2004
Following the success of the Alexander McQueen application launched in 2003, the Glass Polymer from Eastman Specialty Plastics is used for co-extrusion blow molding of thick walled containers. The co-extrusion blow-molding process is used to form multi-layer containers with performance attributes that cannot be obtained with a single layer.
Web microsite gives packaging designers a
08 October, 2004
Eastman Chemical Company
Thermoplastic resin supports future of green motoring
07 October, 2004
The Osmose City Car featutres body components made from three single piece polyester mouldings.
Eastman announces developmental Embrace high yield resin
26 September, 2004
Glass Polymer a clear choice for hair care brand
08 September, 2004
Due to inherent properties such as material toughness, aesthetic beauty and chemical resistance, The Glass Polymer from Eastman was the choice packaging material for Schwarzkopf & Henkel
Novamont buys Eastman
08 September, 2004
Novamont SpA and Eastman Chemical Company have announced the sale of Eastman
100% Design anniversary features
30 August, 2004
New product design and manufacturing company,
Shaking all over
11 August, 2004
The Swiss Spice salt and pepper shaker, made from Eastman Specialty Plastics
Eastman Specialty Plastics at Emballage 2004
22 July, 2004
At Emballage (November 22-26, 2004), Eastman Specialty Plastics will demonstrate how its product range brings added benefits to design and creative marketing professionals in the packaging market
Copolyester sheet provides affordable, yet high-end furniture design
18 July, 2004
To produce his Giro chair, Brazilian designer Lars Diederichsen took sheets of Spectar copolyester, cutting and forming them into an anatomically-pleasing shape. He then attached the resulting plastic shell to a metal base with four screws.
Eastman Specialty Plastics to exhibit at ComPaMED D
13 July, 2004
At ComPaMED (D
Glass Polymer helps create high tech perfume packaging
07 July, 2004
G. Candiani of Italy has selected the Glass Polymer from Eastman Chemical to help produce the bottle for Just Cavalli, a new Roberto Cavalli fragrance. The transparent bottle is made up from different fully integrated parts: a glass core, a resin shoulder and a protective housing made from Eastar AN014 copolyester.
Award-winning Pro Active Chair tracks user's movements
24 June, 2004
Durastar copolyester from Eastman Specialty Plastics has been selected for the production of the Pro Active Chair, a new office chair produced by ICF Company (Vignate
Leading French skin and face care brand gets premium makeover with Eastman Glass Polymer
08 June, 2004
French beauty salon brand Matis opted for a vessel made from Eastman Specialty Plastics
The Innovation Lab: Eastman launches creative material resource for designers
07 May, 2004
Eastman Chemical Company has launched The Eastman Innovation Lab - a web site that sets out to inspire and support designers in their quest for innovation and product optimisation.
Sharp design lets surgical blades package cut costs
22 April, 2004
Leading surgical instrument maker, Linvatec reverse engineered a package design that reduced material costs by about 16%, and increased manufacturing capacity by approximately 15%.
Super-clear polymer conveys elegance of exclusive designer toiletry
31 March, 2004
A container made from Eastman Chemical Company
Eastman Chemical Company: better by design
31 March, 2004
Eastman Chemical Company has launched the Eastman Innovation Lab, a web site for the Design community and a first step toward realizing Eastman
Eastman strengthens global copolyester manufacturing structure
30 March, 2004
Following consultations with the union and the employees at its Hartlepool, England site, Eastman has decided to close that site and consolidate production to other facilities.
11 March, 2004
On the Parlux Ocean Pacific cologne package, a textured inner glass vessel, which holds the fragrance, is encapsulated within an outer Glass Polymer sleeve. An azure blue liquid flows between the inner vessel and outer Glass Polymer sleeve to create the wave effect.
Easy-to-use anti-needlestick device uses a combination of materials
09 March, 2004
Leading medical device manufacturer Safety Syringes, Inc., delivers a safer easy-to-use anti-needlestick device using a combination of winning materials that enhance the form and function of this innovative product line.
Material enables phthalate-free product line extension
09 March, 2004
In an extension of its successful SurePath medical tubing line, Tekni-Plex
ClearlyMedical website features medical device challenges and solutions
08 March, 2004
Eastman Chemical Company has launched, a website dedicated to plastic solutions for the medical device industry.
Copolyester material and design duo deliver lower cost in disposable lab ware
08 March, 2004
Quality lab ware manufacturer, Nalge Nunc International, has found a way to reduce product and overall system costs in their latest line of disposable flasks.
Face-saving material protects and prevents
03 March, 2004
Fibre-Metal face shields go beyond the impact resistance of ordinary face shields to include zero optical distortion, which prevents accidents resulting from poor visual perception.
Eastman's own resin makes a sign in the sky
06 February, 2004
An unmissable addition to the skyline over Capelle aan den IJssel, near Rotterdam, the Netherlands, is the bright red neon corporate sign on the new regional headquarters of specialty chemicals suppliers Eastman Chemical Company.
Glass Polymer - the alternative to glass?
22 January, 2004
Glass Polymer looks and feels like glass and it offers differentiation on the shop shelf because of its extended design possibilities.
Eastman sells Accurate Dispersions to Sherwin-Williams
04 December, 2003
Eastman Chemical Company has sold its Accurate Dispersions
US Ambassador dedicates Eastman
25 November, 2003
The US Ambassador to the Kingdom of the Netherlands dedicates Eastman
Shining through the dark
25 November, 2003
New Eastman headquarters signage made from Eastman specialty plastic
New cosmetics appointment for Eastman Specialty Plastics
20 November, 2003
Eastman Specialty Plastics has announced the appointment of Vincent Gugumus to the newly created post of Marketing Manager Cosmetics for Eastman Specialty Plastics in Europe. This appointment is effective immediately.
Eastman and Johnson Matthey partner on Chiral ligand marketing
03 November, 2003
Eastman Chemical Company has entered into an agreement with Johnson Matthey Catalysts to collaborate on the marketing of Eastman
Eastman announces executive pppointments
03 November, 2003
Eastman Chemical Company has announced two executive appointments. Richard A. Lorraine has been named senior vice president and chief financial officer, effective Dec. 1. Lorraine succeeds James P. Rogers, who will become executive vice president and president of the company
Scales tip in favour of Durastar polymer
23 October, 2003
Weighing its options for a cost-effective polycarbonate alternative, a leading US manufacturer of professional quality bathroom scales found more savings than they bargained for.
One third of women have shattered their foundation bottle
23 October, 2003
Women prefer cosmetics in durable plastics with the appearance of glass, according to a nationwide survey conducted by Eastman Chemical Company.
Orthopedic implant manufacturer makes no bones about new package
23 October, 2003
Orthopaedic implant manufacturer, Exactech, found the perfect package design and material to deliver a sterile, user-friendly container for porous coated medical implants.
Packaging innovation offers clear advantage
22 October, 2003
Using Eastman
Clarity of Spectar sheet creates
22 October, 2003
Spectar copolyester, distributed in sheet form by specialist supplier Silwood Plastics Ltd. (London, UK), is being albot Design to add realism to the Ice Palace of the blockbuster hit
Revolutionary new process makes thick walls perfectly clear
22 October, 2003
Against all practical moulding theory, Merle Norman Cosmetics found the successful blend of processing technique and innovative material for their new upscale Luxiva brand liquid foundation bottle.
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