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Stock Report: Eastman Chemical Company (EMN) Report Updated: May 23, 2016 | Print This Page

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Company Profile

Eastman Chemical Company, a specialty chemical company, manufactures and sells materials, chemicals, and fibers in the United States and internationally. The company’s Additives & Functional Products segment offers solvents, such as specialty coalescents and ketones and esters, glycol ethers, and alcohol solvents; cellulose and polyester-based specialty polymers, and paint additives; insoluble sulfur products; antidegradants; hydrocarbon resins; specialty intermediates, performance products, and formic acid; and alkylamine derivatives. This segment’s products are used in coatings and tire industries in transportation, building and construction, durable goods, and consumables markets. Its Adhesives & Plasticizers segment manufactures adhesives resins and plasticizers used in the consumables, building and construction, health and wellness, industrial chemicals and processing, and durable goods markets. The company’ Advanced Materials segment provides specialty copolyesters, cellulose esters, interlayers, and aftermarket window film products for value-added end uses in transportation, consumables, building and construction, durable goods, and health and wellness products. Its Fibers segment offers Estron acetate tow and Estrobond triacetin plasticizers for manufacturing cigarette filters; Estron natural and Chromspun solutions dyed acetate yarns for use in apparel, home furnishings, and industrial fabrics; and cellulose acetate flake and acetyl raw materials, as well as acetyl chemical products. Its Specialty Fluids & Intermediates segment provides specialty fluids, acetyl chemical intermediates, olefin derivatives, specialty fluids, and alkylamines used in industrial chemicals and processing, building and construction, health and wellness, and agriculture markets. This segment also offers aviation turbine oil. The company also offers wet-laid nonwovens and specialty films. Eastman Chemical Company was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee.