Eastman's Malaysia site has been in operation since April 1998 and employees approximately 80 people.
This site produces products primarily used in the manufacturing of specialty film, signage, furniture, and decorative laminates. They are also widely used in packaging and advertising.
Eastman Chemical Malaysia is strongly committed to Responsible Care®. ECMAL is an active member of the Responsible Care® Committee Eastern Zone (RCP EZ) under the Chemical Industry Council of Malaysia (CICM). ECMAL fully adheres to all the six codes of the Responsible Care® Management System. In July 2004, ECMAL co-organized and participated in the Responsible Care® Program for River Clean-up and Tree Replanting at Balok River, Kuantan.
ECMAL is fully committed to protecting people and the environment. Both the site leadership and employees are committed to maintaining a safe and healthy working environment.
ECMAL is also an active member in Gebeng Emergency Mutual Aid (GEMA), a committee formed among all the plants in this industrial zone to render support to each other in case of an emergency.
ECMAL has supported and participated in Environmental Week held in Kuantan by the Department of Environment, to promote public awareness of environmental protection.
As part of our ongoing community outreach, ECMAL has made donations and contributions to schools, as well as several community groups and organizations, including the turtle sanctuary in Kuantan, a senior citizens home, some low-income families, and the local police department.