Eastman Chemical Company

Eastman to Host GC3 Innovators Roundtable

Press Release

May 2, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Eastman will welcome more than 190 leaders representing a cross section of industries and brands to its headquarters in Kingsport, Tenn. for the 2018 GC3 Annual Innovators Roundtable.

Eastman Goes Silky Soft With a 'New' Fiber From Its Long-Established Cellulosics Portfolio

By Robert Grace

"Everything old is new again," or so goes the idiom. The folks at Eastman apparently agree, as they have dipped back into the firm's 80-year-old portfolio of cellulose ester materials technology to come up with a "new" fiber that's now finding use in a range of intimate apparel and other trendy clothing.

Advocating for Action in Ocean Research


Written by David A. Golden
Eastman Senior Vice President, Cheif Legal & Sustainability Officer, and Corporate Secretary

There is a good chance that weather is the most popular topic of conversation on Earth.  And it’s telling that so few of those conversations mention the ocean even though the ocean is the fundamental driver of weather. 

Dobyns-Bennett High School Dives Into Ocean Science Competition

The school’s second National Ocean Science Bowl team travels to North Carolina to challenge their knowledge of ocean processes at Regional Competition

For the second year, students from Dobyns-Bennett High School competed in the National Ocean Sciences Bowl Regional Competition, reinforcing the school’s commitment to empowering students through real-world, problem-based learning environments.  Dobyns-Bennett is the only public high school in the state of Tennessee to compete in The National Ocean Sciences Bowl. 

Molecular Solutions, Global Challenges

Eastman’s Innovations for a Sustainable Future

By David A. Golden

The world faces enormous challenges driven by the interconnectivity of energy, water, and food resources. We have to take these interrelationships into consideration as we seek global solutions. To make matters more complex, the ocean, atmosphere, and climate are inextricably linked to energy, water, and the food chain. Considered in the context of a growing population and rising standard of living, we are left with a host of challenging questions.

"How do we feed more people with less arable crop land?”

Eastman's Corporate Business Center Earns ENERGY STAR Certification

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Eastman’s Corporate Business Center with its ENERGY STAR® certification.

This recognition is awarded to buildings that out-perform 75 percent of similar buildings nationwide based on weather-normalized source energy use. In fact, ENERGY STAR is the only energy efficiency certification that is based on actual, verified energy performance. Studies have shown that ENERGY STAR certified buildings:

Dobyns-Bennett High School Takes Competition to the Next Level

The school’s first National Ocean Science Bowl team travels to North Carolina to challenge their knowledge of ocean processes at Regional Competition

Dobyns-Bennett High School announces its first competitive team in the National Ocean Sciences Bowl, reinforcing its commitment to empowering students to apply the principles of science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) to real world problem solving.

Eastman’s Partnership with Junior Achievement China Continues to Advance Educational Efforts


Eastman China continues to cooperate with Junior Achievement China (JA China) this year to advance educational efforts for future generations, following the initial success of “Job Shadow Day” and “Dialogue with Business Leaders” events in 2015.

Eastman Sponsors 2016 Baja SAE Competition at Tennessee Tech


Recently, Eastman sponsored the Baja SAE competition at Tennessee Tech University, welcoming nearly 1,300 students from 95 universities around the world.

Eastman Hosts Inaugural Educators’ Day

Inspires educators to build excitement for students through real-world connections
Press Release

KINGSPORT, Tenn., October 2, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Today, nearly 700 local educators gathered at Eastman’s Toy F. Reid Employee Center for a half-day of learning, inspiration and fun. Focused on education, innovation and connecting students to real-world experience, the event served as a Teacher In-Service Day for Kingsport City Schools with a number of teachers from surrounding counties joining the unique training event.


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