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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