EASTMAN CHEMICAL COMPANY
Sector: Chemicals-Major Diversifd
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Eastman Chemical Company engages in the manufacture and sale of chemicals, plastics, and fibers. It operates through six segments: Coatings, Adhesives, Specialty Polymers, and Inks (CASPI); Performance Chemicals and Intermediates (PCI); Specialty Plastics (SP); Polymers; Fibers; and Developing Businesses (DB). The CASPI segment manufactures raw materials, additives, and specialty polymers, such as liquid vehicles, coatings additives, cellulosic polymers, ester alcohol, chlorinated polyolefins, and hydrocarbon resins and rosins, and rosin esters. The PCI segment produces chemicals for agricultural intermediates, fibers, food and beverage ingredients, photographic chemicals, pharmaceutical intermediates, and polymer compounding and chemical manufacturing intermediates. The SP segment offers engineering and specialty polymers, specialty film and sheet products, and packaging film and fiber products, which are used in appliances, store fixtures and displays, building and construction, electronic and medical packaging, personal care and cosmetics, performance films, tape and labels, photographic and optical film, and graphic arts. The Polymers segment supplies polyethylene terephthalate polymers used in beverage and food packaging, and other applications, such as carbonated soft drinks, water, beer and personal care items, and food containers. It also manufactures polyethylene and linear low-density polyethylene, which are used in extrusion coating, film, and molding applications. The Fibers segment offers Estron acetate tow and Estrobond triacetin plasticizers, which are used in cigarette filters; Estron and Chromspun acetate yarns for apparel, home furnishings, and industrial fabrics; acetate flake for acetate tow producers; and acetyl chemicals. The DB segment includes Eastman's Gasification services and Diagnostics business, as well as investment in early stage businesses. The company was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee.