KINGSPORT, Tenn., May 20, 2014 – Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) today announced that The Boeing Company has entered into a new multiyear supply agreement to purchase Skydrol® aviation hydraulic fluids. For more than 15 years, Skydrol has maintained a ‘Gold’ composite performance rating.
“This is exciting news for our business,” said Sharon Dunn, Eastman’s Specialty Fluids global commercial director. “We appreciate Boeing’s confidence in us as a preferred supplier of aviation hydraulic fluids and look forward to expanding our relationship with them through this agreement.”
Eastman’s advanced line of aviation hydraulic fluids, sold under the brand name Skydrol, 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. For more information, visit www.skydrol.com.