• eastman discontinues two plasticizers : plastics technology

    Eastman Discontinues Two Plasticizers : Plastics Technology

    Eastman Chemical Co. Eastman says the recent acquisition of Genovique Specialties and the Benzoflex family of benzoate plasticizers, plus the launch of its proprietary Eastman DBT non-phthalate plasticizer for markets outside the U.S., provide a broad offering of non-phthalate alternatives in the fast-fusing, high-solvating segment.

  • eastman-to-halt-production-of-2-plasticizers

    Eastman-to-halt-production-of-2-plasticizers

    KINGSPORT, Tenn. (March 17, 2011)—Eastman Chemical Co. is discontinuing production and supply of two ortho-phthalate plasticizers, Eastman DEP and Eastman DBP. The company said its recent acquisition of the Benzoflex family of benzoate plasticizers and the launch of Eastman DBT non-phthalate plasticizer gives it a broad offering of non

  • eastman completes 2-eh expansion, starts up plasticizer

    Eastman completes 2-EH expansion, starts up plasticizer

    In Texas, USA, Eastman Chemical Co has completed both a previously announced capacity expansion [ADPO, November 2010] of its 2-ethyl hexanol (2-EH) facility in Longview and the retrofit and start-up of its non-phthalate plasticizer manufacturing facility in Texas City. The two developments are interconnected as 2-EH is the starting material for

  • eastman advances two chemical recycling options – bioplastics

    Eastman Advances Two Chemical Recycling Options – Bioplastics

    The company has two to three years to develop this for the methanolysis facility. According to Alexander, “a variety of waste plastics from the polyester family are under consideration to feed the advanced circular recycling technology. We anticipate this will be a mix of traditional polyesters and modified specialty copolyesters.

  • health, eco concerns give non-phthalate - plastics technology

    Health, Eco Concerns Give Non-Phthalate - Plastics Technology

    DOTP and Hexamoll DINCH are two leading non-phthalate alternatives gaining significant ground. DOTP from Eastman has been available for several decades as Eastman 168, and the company claims it is the market-leading non-phthalate plasticizer for PVC, offering performance equal to or better than most non-phthalates.

  • plasticizer makers want a piece of the phthalates pie

    Plasticizer Makers Want A Piece Of The Phthalates Pie

    Investment in nonphthalate plasticizers has been a strategic imperative for Eastman. “Going back to the early 2000s, Eastman identified that there was pressure on the phthalate-based plasticizers.

  • eastman-to-halt-production-of-2-plasticizers

    Eastman-to-halt-production-of-2-plasticizers

    KINGSPORT, Tenn. (March 17, 2011)—Eastman Chemical Co. is discontinuing production and supply of two ortho-phthalate plasticizers, Eastman DEP and Eastman DBP. The company said its recent acquisition of the Benzoflex family of benzoate plasticizers and the launch of Eastman DBT non-phthalate plasticizer gives it a broad offering of non

  • eastman advances two chemical recycling options | greenbiz

    Eastman advances two chemical recycling options | Greenbiz

    The second effort involves a gasification process, which Eastman calls Carbon Renewal Technology. It is, in fact, the circularization of an existing production process. Only now the approach will take in a much broader stream of mixed plastics, not limited to polyester, and break them down into the basic chemical constituents of carbon monoxide

  • eastman advances two chemical recycling options – bioplastics

    Eastman Advances Two Chemical Recycling Options – Bioplastics

    The company has two to three years to develop this for the methanolysis facility. According to Alexander, “a variety of waste plastics from the polyester family are under consideration to feed the advanced circular recycling technology. We anticipate this will be a mix of traditional polyesters and modified specialty copolyesters.

  • eastman makes big strides in chemical recycling of plastics

    Eastman makes big strides in chemical recycling of plastics

    This isn’t the first time Eastman has backed plastics recycling. Back in the 90s, Eastman invested in a commercial line of PET materials that used 50% chemically recycled content. The ambitious project was discontinued because demand for recycled materials was not high enough at the time. It’s safe to say this has changed in recent years.

  • eastman-eyes-chemical-recycling-growth-in-latin-america

    Eastman-eyes-chemical-recycling-growth-in-Latin-America

    Mexico City — A senior Eastman Chemical Co. official in Latin America says the company will add partners for its chemical recycling projects by the end of June. "We are talking to [potential

  • eastman chemical co dividends

    Eastman Chemical Co Dividends

    Its technology platforms include acetyls, oxos, plasticizers, polyesters, and alkylamines. Its products include Intermediates, such as oxo alcohols and derivatives, acetic anhydride, ethylene, glycol ethers and esters; Plasticizers, such as Eastman 168, Eastman DOP, Benzoflex, Eastman TXIB and Eastman Effusion, and Functional Amines, such as