Partners and suppliers

Eastman is a global specialty materials company headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee. We have customers in approximately 100 countries and more than 40 manufacturing sites. We are committed to ensuring the highest sustainability standards throughout our global operations and supply chain.

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Sustainable sourcing

We remain committed to the UN Global Compact. We are dedicated to holistically addressing climate change and the plastic waste crisis while making products that contribute to the care of 8 billion people. We can’t do it alone. We’re looking for partners, policy changes and infrastructure creation so that we can help make the world a better place. We require suppliers to adhere to all applicable laws and regulations, and to operate to the ethical standards in Eastman’s Code of Business Conduct. Suppliers also have to comply with Eastman’s Third Party Code of Conduct (“Doing Business with Eastman”).

Our shared values

We view suppliers as key strategic resources that enable us to be successful and fulfill our purpose of enhancing the quality of life in a material way. We expect commitment to our core values of safety and wellness, honesty & integrity, inclusion and diversity and sustainability.

Suppliers are selected and qualified on the basis of quality, sustainability and key commercial and operational factors that enable us to assure the availability of the products and services needed for Eastman’s overall competitiveness and financial performance.

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Supplier requirements

  • Total cost of ownership
  • Continuous improvement
  • Product and market knowledge
  • Accountability
  • Responsibility and sustainability
  • Quality and service performance
  • Innovation
  • Flexibility and responsiveness

Inbound carrier routing guide

Access Eastman's North American inbound carrier routing guide.

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Standard conditions of purchase

Eastman requires all suppliers to agree to these terms and conditions as a condition of purchase.

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Ariba enablement

Eastman uses SAP Ariba, an electronic transaction processing tool by SAP, to issue and manage purchase orders (POs) and invoices. 

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Invoice inquiries

Find out how to inquire about your invoice.