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Design, materials, engineering finding a faster way forward


August 27, 2014 1:50 pm ET

Engineering and design specialists at Altair Thinklabs and Eastman Chemical Co. have developed prototypes that would not just help Paralympics medalist Blake Leeper shave time off his sprints, it also could help produce a better, more affordable...

Two Eastman buildings among 10 biggest energy savers in national contest


April 22, 2014 11:35 am ET

Two offices at the headquarters of Eastman Chemical Co. in Kingsport, Tenn., ranked in the Top 10 for energy efficiency in the latest Energy Star National Building Competition.

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Tritan moving beyond bottles to small appliances, medical


April 1, 2014 1:39 pm ET

After eight years, Eastman Chemical Co.'s Tritan copolyester has become the ruling material of the reusable water bottle market industry, selected by housewares companies in response to concerns about bisphenol A. What comes next?

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Material Insights: Ineos-Sinopec dispute, Housewares highlights


March 24, 2014 1:07 pm ET

Lawsuits are flying between materials firm Ineos Group and state-owned Chinese oil and petrochemicals maker Sinopec. We cover that, plus highlights from last week's housewares show in Chicago, in today's Material Insights.

Eastman adding more plasticizer feedstock capacity


March 21, 2014 11:38 am ET

Eastman Chemical Co. will add more than 40 million pounds of plasticizer feedstock capacity at its plant in Longview, Texas, by the end of the year.

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Material Insights: Take a break from your NCAA pool


March 17, 2014 2:20 pm ET

Put down your bracket sheets and close that ESPN window on your computer. It's time to talk about the week's top materials-related stories. This week's video includes news about PolyOne Corp, Westlake Chemical Corp. and Eastman Chemical Co.

Eastman buys window film maker Commonwealth


March 14, 2014 1:06 pm ET

Eastman Chemical Co. has acquired window film maker Commonwealth Laminating & Coating Inc. for an undisclosed price.

Eastman goes online to help build medical base for Tritan use


March 10, 2014 11:40 am ET

In an effort to better connect customers with easy access to technical information and expertise, Eastman Chemical Co. has built an expansive web tool devoted all things Tritan, the company's popular copolyester offering.

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Recyclers still exploring solutions for shrink-sleeve label problems


February 10, 2014 5:58 pm ET

ORLANDO, FLA. — There is no silver bullet when searching for a solution to the problems that shrink-sleeve labels cause for plastic recyclers.

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Materials-related highlights from the International Builders Show


February 10, 2014 2:38 pm ET

Prices for solid polystyrene and PET bottle resin were headed in different directions in January. We'll talk about why, plus catch up on materials-related highlights from last week's International Builders Show, in this edition of Material Insights.

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