New in-service testing lab offers Asia Pacific Therminol® and Skydrol® fluid customers faster, local response
KINGSPORT, Tenn., November 12, 2013 – Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) today announced the opening of a new specialty fluids testing lab for Eastman Therminol® heat transfer fluids and Eastman Skydrol® aviation hydraulic fluids in Singapore. The new lab will service customers in the Asia Pacific region, providing local technical support and in-service fluids testing that is critical in high performance systems using these fluids.
"Eastman currently has production facilities and in-service fluid analysis testing labs in Asia, North America, Europe, and South America” said Ravi Prakash, Global Business director, Specialty Fluids, Eastman. "Combined with our recently announced expansion of our Therminol heat transfer fluid capacity in the United Kingdom, the new Singapore specialty fluids lab will bolster our ability to provide our customers in the Asia Pacific region with high performance products, reliable supply, and outstanding local technical service. Eastman’s investment in the new Singapore lab is another example of our strong commitment to our customers’ continued growth and success in this region.”
The Therminol brand team provides high temperature heating and cooling solutions, and is recognized worldwide for its excellence in technical support, customer service, performance, and innovation for more than 50 years.
Eastman’s advanced line of aviation hydraulic fluids, sold under the Skydrol brand, are approved by airframe manufacturers specifying fire-resistant hydraulic fluids. The brand has been part of the commercial aviation industry's commitment to safety, reliability, and excellence in performance for more than 60 years.