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Eastman Boosts Copolyester Capacity in Tennessee

11:15 AM MDT | March 18, 2008 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff

Eastman Chemical says it will boost capacity for its Tritan brand copolyesters at Kingsport, TN. The project includes a new manufacturing plant and conversion of certain existing operations, Eastman says. The company did not disclose capacity figures; it says the expansion will add“significant” production capacity. The expansion is due for completion in late 2009. Eastman says it expects global demand for copolyesters to grow 6%-8%/year. The company launched the Tritan product line late last year. The product has higher heat resistance, improved...

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