Posts Tagged ‘Erin Bernhardt’

Eastman Fires Up New European Production Line

Nov 22nd, 2023

Fully integrated window film plants have been hard to find in Europe—until now. In what Eastman Performance Films calls its largest expansion in its history, it has doubled capacity at its Dresden, Germany, manufacturing facility to serve the film market in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. The plant previously had sputtering capacity but the […]

Eastman’s GM Details Acquisition and Manufacturing Developments

Feb 7th, 2023

Eastman Chemical Company recently announced its acquisition of Ai-Red Technology (Dalian) Co. Ltd., a manufacturer and supplier of paint protection and window film for auto and architectural markets in the Asia Pacific region. WINDOW FILM magazine caught up with Erin Bernhardt, vice president and general manager of Eastman Performance Films, to discuss the company’s latest […]

Eastman Acquires Dalian Ai-Red Technology

Feb 1st, 2023

Eastman Chemical Company announced it has acquired Ai-Red Technology (Dalian) Co., Ltd., a manufacturer and supplier of paint protection and window film for auto and architectural markets in the Asia Pacific region. This acquisition demonstrates Eastman’s commitment to driving growth in Performance Films and the paint protection and window film markets, according to the release. […]

Eastman Provides Market Update Amid Pandemic Pressures

Nov 3rd, 2021

The auto industry has held its breath amidst pandemic-fueled inventory and chip shortages. At the same time, dealers of certain aftermarket services have been trying to catch theirs. Eastman Performance Films, LLC (Eastman) has heard the same message from their independent network of authorized dealers across the U.S.: business has been “better than ever” during […]

Eastman Completes Acquisition of PremiumShield

Oct 1st, 2021

Eastman Chemical Company has completed the acquisition of the business and assets of Matrix Films, LLC and its UK affiliate, PremiumShield Limited, marketer of PremiumShield performance films, including its extended line of automotive film patterns. “The completion of this acquisition is another step in Eastman’s commitment to being a leading innovator and service partner for […]

Eastman to Acquire PremiumShield

Sep 13th, 2021

Eastman Chemical Company has agreed to acquire the business and assets of Matrix Films, LLC, marketer of PremiumShield performance films, including its extended line of automotive film patterns. The acquisition will expand Eastman’s paint protection film (PPF) pattern development capabilities, pattern database and installation training expertise, according to the company. It will also complement Eastman’s […]

Eastman to Expand

Jan 15th, 2020

Eastman Chemical Company (Eastman) revealed plans for an expansion project at its Dresden, Germany films production plant. The company said it plans to add a new coating and laminating line at the facility. “The additional capacity will allow us to meet the continued strong growth we’re seeing in Europe and around the globe for our paint […]