Eastman

Meeting the need for durable and sustainable electronics

The average household now contains more than five electronic devices1,—from smartphones and speakers to streaming media devices and home theaters.

This reality represents not only a significant amount of smart technology, but also increasing consumer expectations, and fierce competition for consumer electronics market share—competition to make products more functional, practical, durable, and sustainable for everyday use. It also represents a ripe opportunity for companies to differentiate their products through sustainably -sourced materials and environmental messaging.

Eastman’s chemical expertise, sustainable polymers, and innovative culture have helped manufacturers achieve their own innovation and differentiate through more reliable electronic device housings and displays and lighting.

Eastman provides consumer electronics designers and engineers with polymer solutions for:

Durable electronics

Eastman polymers offer superior impact strength and chemical resistance.

Sustainable electronics

Eastman has taken a leadership role in identifying consumer preferences and brand opportunities related to sustainability, including market research and the first engineering bioplastic.

Acoustic performance

Innovative audio devices are overdue for innovative housing materials. Eastman can help with that that.

Proposition 65 compliant plastics

Eastman offers specialty plastics that are made without BPA, halogens, styrenics, or the other 850+ chemicals of concern listed in Proposition 65.

1 “A third of Americans live in a household with three or more smartphones.” Online: Pew Research Center FacTank, 25 May 2017. Available at: http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2017/05/25/a-third-of-americans-live-in-a-household-with-three-or-more-smartphones/. Accessed 25 January 2019.

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