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Eastman Aviation Solutions To Celebrate Significant Milestones At Helicopter Association International (HAI) HELI-EXPO 2015

Major product achievements take center stage at show

Kingsport, TN, February 6, 2015 – Eastman Chemical Company will exhibit at the Helicopter Association International (HAI) HELI-EXPO 2015, booth #4004. This will be Eastman’s first time exhibiting at HAI since acquiring BP Turbo Oils, and since developing their dedicated aviation fluids team Eastman Aviation Solutions.

HELI-EXPO 2015 will also be the first US tradeshow at which the newly rebranded Eastman Turbo Oil line of products will be available. Formally BP Turbo Oils, the Eastman Turbo Oils product line features the same reliable products with the same approvals, applications and proven performance that customers know and trust.

In addition to showcasing the new brand names, two major product milestones will take center stage at the show: Eastman Turbo Oil 2197, the world’s leading high performance turbo oil, has recently achieved more than 300 million engine/accessory hours of successful operation demonstrating proven performance and trusted reliability; and Eastman Turbo Oil 2380, one of the most widely used turbine oils in the aviation industry, has now been in service for half a century.

Eastman Turbo Oil 2197 is designed to exceed the demands of current and future turbine engines, and is the oil of choice for any aircraft or rotorcraft that operate on High-Performance Capable (HPC) oils. Eastman Turbo Oil 2380 is designed to achieve an optimum balance of properties such as cold ambient temperature viscosity, load-carrying capability, and cleanliness. Both engine oils can be used in a variety of rotorcraft.

“Our purpose for exhibiting at HELI-EXPO 2015 is to provide beneficial oil education to operators,” says Paul Fridman, Marketing Manager, Eastman Aviation Solutions. “There continue to be a lot of changes in helicopter engines and their operating conditions. With these changes come opportunities for operators to improve their rotorcraft’s performance and efficiency.”

“Using the correct engine oil can help extend the time between required maintenance, and even cut some operational costs, but due to unique operating conditions and the varying engines of rotorcraft, it can be difficult for operators to determine which oil is best for them. We are here to help them make that decision,” Fridman concluded.

Members of the Eastman Aviation Solutions Technical Sales and Support team will be onsite in Orlando, FL, March 3-5, to meet with attendees and answer any questions. The Eastman Aviation Solutions Turbo Oil Guide, which contains extensive information to educate operators and help them select the best oil for their unique needs, will also be available for operators at booth #4004.

About Eastman Aviation Solutions

Eastman Aviation Solutions, a dedicated team within Eastman Chemical Company, is an aviation fluids supplier that focuses on providing industry-leading products, technical resources, dedicated support and improved service to the commercial and regional airline, corporate aviation, and helicopter industries. As a leading turbine oil and hydraulic fluid provider, Eastman Aviation Solutions combines their industry recognized brands Skydrol® aviation hydraulic fluids and SkyKleen® aviation solvents with Eastman Turbo Oils (formally BP Turbo Oils), merging over a century of experience in aviation fluids, and offering them to customers under one unique brand. Eastman delivers innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment of safety and sustainability to their global customer base. Serving approximately 100 countries, Eastman Aviation Solutions products are available throughout the world via approved distributors and direct sale opportunities. To learn more visit www.EastmanAviationSolutions.com.

About Eastman Chemical Company

Eastman is a global specialty chemical company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With a portfolio of specialty businesses, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. Its market-driven approaches take advantage of world-class technology platforms and leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. Eastman focuses on creating consistent, superior value for all stakeholders. As a globally diverse company, Eastman serves customers in approximately 100 countries and had 2014 revenues of approximately $9.5 billion. The company is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA and employs approximately 15,000 people around the world. For more information, visit www.eastman.com.

Media Contact:

Alicia Pyatt / 636-530-0088 / apyatt@mai-stl.com
Paul Fridman / 973-971-3584 / pfridman@eastman.com

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