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Eastman completes construction of PVB sheet capacity in Belgium

1:13 AM MDT | October 30, 2012 | Deepti Ramesh

Eastman Chemical says it has completed its previously announced Saflex Q series advanced acoustic polyvinyl butyral (PVB) extrusion line at Ghent, Belgium. The facility produces multi-layer rolls of Saflex Q series sheet for automotive applications. The Ghent expansion will serve the growing global market demand for high performance acoustic automotive glazing, Eastman says. Nearly one in three new cars in Europe has acoustic glass, and one in six cars worldwide is being produced with acoustic dampening technology, Eastman says. The market for acoustic glazing is...

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