• Eastman

    Company Profile

    Founded in 1920, Eastman is a global specialty materials company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With the purpose of enhancing the quality of life in a material way, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. The company’s innovation-driven growth model takes advantage of world-class technology platforms, deep customer engagement, and differentiated application development to grow its leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. As a globally inclusive and diverse company, Eastman employs approximately 14,500 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2019 revenues of approximately $9.3 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA.


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    Key Facts:

    • 2019 Sales Revenue of $9.3 billion 
    • Approximately 14,500 employees worldwide 
    • Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mark Costa
    • NYSE Symbol: EMN
    • More than 50 manufacturing locations and several sales offices around the globe
    • Responsible Care? company
    • Corporate Headquarters in Kingsport, Tennessee 
    • Customers in more than 100 countries
    • Awards




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    Quick History:

    • Founded in 1920 in Kingsport, Tennessee by George Eastman
    • Winner of the 1993 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award
    • Spun-off from Eastman Kodak in 1994 and became a publicly traded company 
    • Named 2013 Responsible Care Company of the Year
    Company Structure:
    Eastman is divided into four business segments including:
    • Additives & Functional Products
    • Advanced Materials
    • Chemical Intermediates
    • Fibers
    Major End Markets:
    • Transportation
    • Building and Construction
    • Consumables
    • Consumer Durables
    • Industrials and Chemicals Processing
    • Food, Feed and Agriculture
    • Health and Wellness



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