Adhesives Resins Business

Eastman Chemical Company completed the sale of the Adhesives Resins Business to Synthomer on April 1, 2022. The sale includes the following products:

  • Hydrocarbon resins (including Eastman Impera tire resins)
  • Pure monomer resins 
  • Polyolefin polymers 
  • Rosins and dispersions 
  • Oleochemical and fatty-acid based resins 

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Read Synthomer press release

Staybelite-E rosin resins

​Staybelite-E™ rosin resins are a family based on highly stabilized rosin developed for adhesives and coatings with softening points ranging from 80° to 110°C. Eastman recommends these resins when a combination of oxidation resistance, tack retention and good color stability is required.​

Physical Properties Comparison:

Chemical Type:

Hydrogenated rosin acids and rosin esters


Hot melt and pressure sensitive adhesives, cosmetics, nonwoven, special tapes and labels


Inherent oxidation resistance, color stability, tack retention, good aging characteristics

Typical Markets:

Assembly, consumer/household/office, hot melt, laminating, pressure sensitive and wax blending