Partners and suppliers

Eastman is a global specialty materials company headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee. We supply customers in approximately 100 countries and have 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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A reliable supplier to our customers

Suppliers that work with Eastman must provide reliable, high-quality products and services. We employ a stringent, comprehensive qualification process that scrutinizes aspects of cost competitiveness, product innovation, HSE compliance, financial strength, growth objectives, customer service, leadership and reliability to ensure a portfolio of high-performing suppliers for businesses we serve.

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Supplier requirements

Eastman evaluates suppliers on the following criteria:
  • Total cost of ownership
  • Delivery
  • Terms of sale
  • Supplier compliance
  • Quality of material or service
  • Sustainability
  • Flexibility and responsiveness
  • Innovative ideas
  • Market knowledge
  • Safety and security

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 specific invoice.

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Sustainable business practices

While we remain committed to the UN Global Compact, we are also dedicated to holistically addressing climate change and the plastic waste crisis while bringing products to market that contribute to the care of 10 billion people. Yet we can’t do it alone. We’re looking for partners, policy changes and infrastructure creation so that, together, we can help make the world a better place.