Posts Tagged ‘Eastman Chemical Company’

Eastman Donating $100k to Aid Ukraine

Mar 9th, 2022

Financial support from Kingsport’s own Eastman Chemical Company is en route to Ukraine following the Russian invasion and continued military strikes. Officials with Eastman Chemical Company announced Friday they’re donating a total of $100,000 to different organizations aimed at helping Ukrainians on the ground. Click here to read more.

Eastman to Acquire PremiumShield

Sep 13th, 2021

Eastman Chemical Company has agreed to acquire the business and assets of Matrix Films, LLC, marketer of PremiumShield performance films, including its extended line of automotive film patterns. The acquisition will expand Eastman’s paint protection film (PPF) pattern development capabilities, pattern database and installation training expertise, according to the company. It will also complement Eastman’s […]

Eastman Celebrates Centennial by Ringing NYSE Bell

Jul 15th, 2020

Eastman Chemical Company (Eastman) rang the Opening Bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to commemorate its centennial anniversary on Tuesday. According to the company, Mark Costa, Eastman CEO and board chair virtually rang the bell due to COVID-19. “It’s an honor to ring the NYSE Opening Bell to commemorate our 100th anniversary,” Costa said. […]

Eastman Completes Extrusion Line Updates

Mar 21st, 2018

Eastman Chemical Company has completed updates to its urethane extrusion line at its plant in Martinsville, Va. The new line will have a direct impact on its window film and paint protection film business. “The integration provided by this urethane line to produce the raw materials needed to manufacture our paint protection films is a […]

Lawsuit against Eastman Chemical Company Dismissed

Oct 25th, 2017

A judge has dismissed the April 15 lawsuit against Eastman Chemical Company for allegedly selling faulty window films. The lawsuit was brought forth by Sae Han Sheet Co. Ltd. (SHSC), a South Korean distributor, and was filed in the United States District Court Southern District of New York. SHSC claimed Eastman wanted to cut costs […]

Manufacturers’ Roundtable to Take the Spotlight at WFCT 2017

Aug 23rd, 2017

The International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT) will be packed full of educational opportunities for attendees with full registrations. Hand-selected expert instructors include manufacturer executives, top dealers, installers and more. Kicking off the educational program on Wednesday, October 4, will be a manufacturer’s roundtable. Start off your educational sessions by listening to an excellent […]

Energy Star Could Survive, But With a Lot Less Money

Jul 19th, 2017

Last week, the House Appropriations Committee announced its spending bill for 2018. It keeps Energy Star, a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) program that certifies energy efficient products including window film, but drastically reduces its funding, according to a report on the committee’s proposal that was released on Monday. The 2018 spending bill would fund […]

Asian Distributor Sues Eastman

Apr 19th, 2017

According to a recently filed court document, a South Korean distributor has filed a lawsuit against Eastman Chemical Company for allegedly knowing and selling defective window films after one of three key ingredients was removed in an effort to cut costs. The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court Southern District of New York […]

Eastman Chemical Company Returns to WFCT™ as Diamond Sponsor

Feb 15th, 2017

Eastman Chemical Company will return to the 2017 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT) this fall in West Palm Beach, Fla., as a Diamond sponsor. Once again, the company will highlight both the LLumar® and SunTek® brands. LLumar® and SunTek® will be featured in the Palm Beach County Convention Center during the three-day event, […]

Eastman’s SunTek Earns Toyota Excellence Award

Jul 20th, 2016

Southeast Toyota (SET) Distributors has recognized Eastman’s SunTek window film team with its “Excellence Award for Quality.” Southeast Toyota is the world’s largest independent distributor of Toyota and Scion cars, trucks and vans. Each quarter, Southeast Toyota evaluates its accessory suppliers for quality. The SunTek team received high marks for areas like customer service, marketability, […]

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