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Resin ID codes could get upgraded


January 10, 2014 3:48 pm ET

Additional changes could be coming for the Resin Identification Code, those little numbers and letters on the bottom of plastic bottles and containers that touch millions of lives every day.

Eastman investing $40 million in Virginia film plant


October 1, 2013 4:33 pm ET

Eastman Chemical Co. will invest $40 million in its Henry County, Va., plant, which makes window and performance-coated films.

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Dog days are good for materials firms' stocks


August 23, 2013 2:26 pm ET

As the stock market moves through the dog days of August, executives with most publicly held plastic materials makers have to be happy with how their firms' per-share stock prices have done in 2013.

Eastman adding Tritan copolyester capacity


July 30, 2013 4:43 pm ET

Strong global demand is leading Eastman Chemical Co. to add about 35 million pounds of new capacity for Tritan-brand copolyester by mid-2014.

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Resin sector news, a JV and lawsuit resolution are featured


July 29, 2013 1:11 pm ET

AKRON, OHIO — The latest in a line of polyethylene capacity additions is featured in this week's Material Insights video. Also featured this week: A possible plastics-related sale, good news for the U.S. resin sector, and the resolution of a...

Eastman wins lawsuit over Tritan claims


July 25, 2013 2:05 pm ET

A federal jury has ruled in favor of Eastman Chemical Co. in a lawsuit over claims surrounding the firm’s Tritan-brand copolyester.

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