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Eastman’s circular economy leadership will be profiled on Earth TV series on Fox Business

KINGSPORT, Tenn., October 23, 2019 – A magazine-style television series that airs on Fox Business will broadcast a segment on Eastman’s leadership in the circular economy on Sunday, Oct. 27, at 5 p.m. (EDT).

The TV series Earth takes an in-depth look at innovation, ideas and technologies being used to create a more sustainable future. Series producers reached out to Eastman to learn more about two innovative chemical recycling technologies the company announced earlier in 2019. One of those technologies, carbon renewal technology, began commercial operation in October. Other companies that have been profiled on Earth include SC Johnson and Coca-Cola.

Earth, which is hosted by John Holden, an award-winning broadcast journalist, filmed on location in Kingsport, home to the company’s corporate headquarters and its largest manufacturing site. The show interviewed several members of the Eastman team, including Mark Costa, board chair and CEO, and Steve Crawford, senior vice president and chief technology officer.

To learn more about Eastman’s efforts to accelerate the circular economy, read the latest edition of Enhance Magazine: A Chronicle of Eastman Innovation.

About Eastman
Eastman is a global specialty materials company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With the purpose of enhancing the quality of life in a material way, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. The company’s innovation-driven growth model takes advantage of world-class technology platforms, deep customer engagement, and differentiated application development to grow its leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. As a globally inclusive and diverse company, Eastman employs approximately 14,500 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2018 revenues of approximately $10 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit www.eastman.com.

Media contact:
Brad Lifford
Eastman Chemical Company
Corporate Communications
+1 423-229-6543 / blifford@eastman.com

 

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