Posts Tagged ‘Eastman Chemical Co.’

Eastman to Increase Automotive-Grade PVB Prices

Dec 4th, 2013

Eastman Chemical Co. announced a global price increase for automotive grade polyvinyl butyral (PVB) interlayers effective January 1, 2014, or as contracts allow. Price increase announcements for Saflex automotive PVB grades on a square meter, 30g or 0.76mm basis are as follows: 0.15 Euro/sm in Europe, Middle East and Africa; 0.25 USD/sm in North America; […]

Web Presence a Major Factor at SEMA

Nov 6th, 2013

The thing to do for this year’s SEMA Show in Las Vegas was launch a website. That’s what Eastman Chemical Co., Interwest Distribution Co. and Johnson Window Films did. The three companies announced the start of new websites today to coincide with the start of the SEMA Show.

Eastman Appoints Channel Manager for Window Films Business

Oct 29th, 2013

Eastman Chemical Co. announced that Dan Birkenmeier, business manager for retail, has been appointed channel manager for the Americas. In this role, Birkenmeier will lead execution of strategic marketing initiatives, oversee marketing research, and serve as the voice of the channel partner. A results-oriented business manager with more than 13 years of global consumer products […]

Gila Window Film Donates $35,000 to Susan G. Komen

Oct 9th, 2013

Eastman Chemical Company’s Gila® Window Film is observing Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October with a minimum guaranteed donation of $35,000 to Susan G. Komen For the Cure®. During October and November 2013, Gila will have a promotional display at participating Lowe’s featuring commemorative pink packaging in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness. The special packaging […]

Eastman to Invest $40 Million in Virginia Plant

Sep 30th, 2013

Eastman Chemical Co. has announced plans to invest $40 million over the next three years in the company’s manufacturing plant in Henry County, Va. Eastman acquired the site in 2012. It is one of the largest and most integrated window and performance-coated film manufacturing sites in the world. “Over the next three years, we will […]

Window Film Cuts High-Rise Hotel’s HVAC Costs

Aug 20th, 2013

Through its line of performance films, Eastman Chemical Co. has partnered with the Hyatt Regency Houston and Green Generation Solutions (GGS), an energy-efficiency and sustainability engineering firm, to measure the true energy-savings impact of EnerLogic® 35 low-E window film. The 924,000 square foot Hyatt Regency Houston sought to address temperature complaints from guests, as well […]

Eastman Board Appoints Mark Costa as President and CEO

May 15th, 2013

Eastman Chemical Co. has announced its board of directors has appointed executive vice president Mark J. Costa president effective immediately and CEO effective January 1, 2014. The board also appointed Costa to serve as a director, effective immediately, until the Annual Meeting of Stockholders in 2014. James P. Rogers will continue to serve as chairman […]

Eastman Announces Completion of Asia Pacific Technical Center

May 9th, 2013

Eastman Chemical Co., manufacturer of LLumar Window Film, has announced the completion of its Asia Pacific Technical Center in Singapore. The technology center, which initially opened in 1997, has added technological capabilities for chemical research and development as well as a laboratory redesign aimed at energy savings up to 50 percent. “The enhanced technology center […]

Eastman Partners with the Skin Cancer Foundation

May 8th, 2013

Eastman Chemical Co., manufacturer of LLumar Window Film, has partnered with the Skin Cancer Foundation to educate consumers on the risk of excess sun exposure through glass in buildings and cars. According to a statement from Eastman, scientific research is increasingly showing drivers are particularly susceptible to sun damage on the left side of their […]

Solutia Names Dealer of the Year

Apr 3rd, 2013

Solutia Inc., a subsidiary of Eastman Chemical Co., recently presented national and regional dealer awards. Advanced Window Solutions of Cortlandt Manor, N.Y. was named National Dealer of the Year for the second time. Co-owners Ross Jurman and Marc Vitaliani accepted the award presented by Keith Carter, Eastman territory manager. Advanced Window Solutions was chosen from […]