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Eastman to Expand 2-EH and Butyraldehyde Capacity at Longview

7:26 AM MDT | September 17, 2010 | Lindsey Bewley

Eastman Chemical says it will expand 2-ethylhexanol (2-EH) capacity at its Longview, TX facility by about 32,000 m.t. The expansion will include a 4,500 m.t. debottlenecking in October, bringing total 2-EH capacity at the site to about 37,000 m.t./year. The expansion is expected to be complete by mid-2012. In support of the 2-EH expansion, a 40,000-m.t. expansion of butyraldehyde will also occur at the site, Eastman says.   “This increase in capacity reinforces our commitment to reliably supply our 2-EH customers while also supporting growth in our...

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