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Eastman to Boost Cellulose Triacetate Capacity at Kingsport

12:38 PM MDT | November 1, 2010 | Lindsey Bewley

Eastman Chemical says it will boost production capacity of cellulose triacetate (CTA)—a key intermediate used to produce polarized films used in liquid crystal displays (LCDs)—by about 70% at its Kingsport, TN facility. Capacity figures were not disclosed, but startup is expected in the first quarter 2012, Eastman says.   “The new asset was designed to meet the stringent quality and product consistency requirements of the LCD industry,” says Mark Costa, Eastman’s executive vice president, specialty polymers, coatings and...

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