Stories of Eastman

Our history is full of stories of perseverance, inspiration and innovation. From our founding in 1920 as a source of photographic chemicals to our breakthrough advances in chemical recycling technologies, Eastman team members have always worked to create solutions that touch people’s lives every day. Their stories have shaped Eastman’s first century and will enhance the quality of life in the next century.

The Old Hand

​‘Pioneering spirit’ of company’s earliest employees laid foundation for future generations

Innovation fuels future

A nearly 50-year commute

Robinette Family

Four generations of Robinettes have served Eastman

Selby Family

Selby family traces roots to company’s inception

Fourth-generation employee charts new path as pilot

Fifth-generation employee finds ‘new adventure in life’

Meet the family who has been at Eastman
for 86 consecutive years

Siblings join father to become
fourth-generation team members


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