Eastman Chemical

Eastman Chemical

Eastman is a global specialty materials company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With the purpose of enhancing the quality of life in a material way, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. Headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, Eastman employs approximately 14,500 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries.

Since the 1970s, Eastman’s energy policy has balanced the need for affordable energy supplies with the need to reduce the amount of energy needed to make our products. Eastman’s integrated manufacturing processes and use of combined heat and power (CHP) results in highly efficient operations.

Eastman received the 2017 Better Project Award for installing a combustion turbine burner that has improved steam production reliability and saved 156,000 MMBTU in annual energy consumption.

Eastman received the 2019 Better Project Award for devising a process to develop specialized versions of a chemical and reducing production energy costs by 42%, or $725,000 annually.

Challenge Commitment
Energy Goals
20%Reduction in Energy Intensity
13%Cumulative (vs. Baseline)