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Eastman at CleanMed: to Launch Economical, Non-phthalate Plasticizer Products for Medical Devices

Published on 2013-04-22. Author : SpecialChem

Kingsport, Tenn. -- Eastman Chemical Company invites attendees and members of the media to visit Booth 401 at CleanMed in Boston, April 24 to 26. At the show, Eastman will be introducing a new plasticizer product designed specifically for the medical market. While there, Eastman representatives will be available to discuss the latest innovations in plasticizers, including those from the company's portfolio of non-phthalate plasticizers.

Eastman has a long history of supplying innovative plasticizers to the medical market. Today, the company's products improve the flexibility, durability, longevity and utility of medical devices and materials worldwide. Eastman plasticizers are found in numerous medical applications, including IV bags and tubing.

This versatile plasticizer portfolio also represents the most cost-effective and broadest range of non-phthalate plasticizers in the industry. In fact, Eastman is North America's largest producer of non-phthalate general-purpose and specialty plasticizers.

As technological advances and changing regulations improve as well as challenge the market, Eastman will be there to help meet the medical industry's long-term needs.

About Eastman Chemical Company

Eastman is a global specialty chemical company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With a portfolio of specialty businesses, Eastman 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 approximately 100 countries and had 2012 pro forma combined revenues, giving effect to the Solutia acquisition, of approximately $9.1 billion. The company is headquartered in Kingsport, Tenn., and employs approximately 13,500 people around the world.

Source: Eastman

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