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Eastman Opens Texas City Plasticizer Plant

2:43 PM MDT | May 8, 2012 | Lindsay Frost

Eastman Chemical announced the startup of its non-phthalate plasticizer manufacturing facility at Texas City, Texas. The new facility will primarily produce Eastman 168 non-phthalate plasticizer, which is mostly used in medical devices, toys, and other childcare items, as well as food contact materials. The facility will increase the overall capacity of Eastman 168 by about 60%, and further increases are expected as demand for non-phthalate plasticizer continues to grow. “We are committed to continual growth in our business and are happy to announce the...

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