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Eastman Increases Ester Solvents Prices on November 1

Published on 2007-10-30. Author : SpecialChem

KINGSPORT, Tenn. -- Eastman Chemical Company is increasing prices on the following products effective Nov. 1, or as contracts allow. These increases are due to increased market demand and operating costs, particularly in raw materials, energy and freight.

  • Eastman n-butyl acetate: Off-list price increase of $US 0.06 /lb ($US 0.132/kg) globally.

  • Eastman n-propyl acetate: Off-list price increase of $US 0.06 /lb ($US 0.132/kg) globally.

About Eastman Chemical Company

Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) manufactures and markets chemicals, fibers and plastics worldwide. It provides key differentiated coatings, adhesives and specialty plastics products; is one of the world's largest producers of PET polymers for packaging; and is a major supplier of cellulose acetate fibers. As a Responsible Care® company, Eastman is committed to achieving the highest standards of health, safety, environmental and security performance. Founded in 1920 and headquartered in Kingsport, Tenn., Eastman is a FORTUNE 500 company with 2006 sales of $7.5 billion and approximately 11,000 employees.

Source: Eastman Chemical Company

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