Eastman today announced a planned increase of its Eastman Therminol® 66 heat transfer fluid manufacturing capacity in Anniston, Alabama. The plant expansion is expected to be complete in 2024 and will increase U.S.-based capacity by 50%.
"We are significantly investing in the expansion of our worldwide capacities to ensure we meet the needs of our customers around the world for years to come," said Sharon Dunn, Eastman's general manager for specialty fluids and energy. "The planned capacity increase in the U.S. demonstrates our deep commitment and further solidifies our leading position in the heat transfer fluid market."
In addition to its Therminol site in Anniston, Eastman manufactures the product at its Newport, Wales, U.K., facility. Eastman also manufactures other Therminol products in Suzhou, China, under a joint venture.