Eastman Chemical to invest $11.7 million in Henry County, Va.
The company will add a new equipment line within its Performance Films business, which will provide additional capacity in growing the global market for paint protection and window film sold under Eastman’s portfolio of brands.
Eastman has film production sites in other areas of the U.S. and outside the country, but decided to invest in its Virginia site because of the favorable business climate. The expansion at its existing site in Virginia will create 15 new jobs.
With a portfolio of specialty businesses, Eastman Chemical Company works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability.
Its market-driven approaches take advantage of world-class technology platforms and leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables.
Eastman focuses on creating consistent, superior value for all stakeholders.
As a globally diverse company, Eastman serves customers in more than 100 countries and had revenues of approximately $9 billion last year. ■