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Eastman: Plasticizer for water-based adhesives

VersafixT plasticizer from Eastman Chemical Company is a versatile, non-phthalate plasticizer formulated to provide viscosity control, maximized low-temperature efficacy, and elasticity to water-based adhesives.
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Eastman Chemical Company: Copolyester for multiserve beverage packaging

Eastman Chemical's Aspira copolyester EN177 provides increased design and processing opportunities for large-volume refrigerated beverage, spirit, and dairy handleware applications manufactured on high-output platforms.
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Eastman Chemical Company: Copolyester for multiserve beverage packaging

Eastman Chemical’s Aspira copolyester EN177 provides increased design and processing opportunities for large-volume refrigerated beverage, spirit and dairy handleware applications manufactured on high-output platforms.
 
 
 
 

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Eastman Chemical Company: Eastman Chemical expands its medical polymer portfolio

Medical-grade Eastman Tritan™ copolyester offers durability and sterilization solutions for rigid medical packaging.
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Eastman Chemical Company: Multi-serve packaging

Four- and five-liter clear, handled bottles for convenient multi-serve packaging are produced by Northumbria Blow Mouldings using Eastar™ EB062 copolyester resins from Eastman Chemical Company.
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Eastman Chemical Company: Medical-grade polymers

Medical grades of Eastman Chemical Tritan copolyester are clear polymers that deliver lipid and chemical resistance; higher heat stability; easy processing; long-term clarity; durability and toughness; and are made without bisphenol-A (BPA) or halogens.
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Eastman Chemical Company: Enhanced PET resins

Eastman Chemical has introduced ParaStar PET resins for enhanced bottle clarity, product purity, production and supply chain efficiencies, and environmental benefits.
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Eastman Chemical Company: UV-Guard Pet

To protect against harmful UV rays that degrade flavors, colors, and vitamins found in sports and energy drinks, fruit juices, and fortified waters, Eastman Chemical now offers Vitiva PET for clear packaging of beverages.
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Eastman Chemical Company: High-yield film

Embrace High Yield shrink film, an extension of the Embrace line launched by Eastman in 1999, is now commercially available in North America.
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Eastman Chemical Company: 3-D graphics

Elastic Image has selected Eastman Chemical’s line of specialty copolyesters to enable its Elastic Image Technology Suite, a 3-D graphic hardware and software package that provides new design possibilities for point-of-purchase, signage, consumer products, and packaging applications.
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Eastman Chemical Company: Apothecary bottles

Eastman has launched its new retro-inspired Apothecary Color Series, available for personal care and cosmetic brand owners. Designed to provide the appeal of an old-fashioned, neighborhood pharmacy, the bottles are available in 6 colors: deep-blue cobalt; amber-tinted sepia; bright-green, weathered spring; water-blue azure; old-fashioned, soda-bottle aqua; and clear crystal.
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Eastman Chemical Company: Eastman Chemical Company: Grip ovals

Plastic Bottle has expanded its line of Rounded Pistol Grip Sprayer Ovals to include the new 8-oz 28-400R, available in both Eastman Chemical’s PETG and PVC.
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Eastman Chemical Company: Copolyesters brochure

Eastman offers an 8-page brochure entitled Heat Sealing Film and Sheet of Eastman Copolyesters. The brochure details the company’s abilities in the fields of heated bar sealing, impulse sealing, radio frequency sealing, blister board heat-seal coating, and peelable liddings.
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Eastman Chemical Company: Copolyester resin

Eastman Chemical offers a new copolyester resin for use in extrusion blow-molding process of multiserve, bulk beverage bottles. Provides beverage packagers with capability to create convenient, clear-handled, multiserve containers for 64- to 128-oz beverages.
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Eastman Chemical Company: Eastman Chemical Company: PET resin with UV protection

Voridian, a div. of Eastman Chemical, offers a new PET resin that provides UV-light protection for food, beverage, cosmetic, household, personal care, and pharmaceutical products.
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Eastman Chemical Company: Eastman Chemical Company: Beverage container

Arrow Plastic Manufacturing teamed up with Eastman Chemical to develop a beverage container constructed of Eastar® copolyester GN046. Container is as clear as glass and holds up to continual reuse.
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Eastman Chemical Company: Clearer copolyester for cosmetics

Eastman Chemical (Kingsport, TN) introduces Eastar copolyester DN011, a new injection-molding grade that is Eastman’s clearest copolyester to date, company says.
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Eastman Chemical Company: Copolyester resin

Eastman Chemical Co. (Kingsport, TN) introduces the Eastar copolyester AN001, an injection/stretch blow-molding resin for the cosmetics and personal care markets.
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Eastman Chemical Company: Biodegradable plastic

Eastman Chemical Co. (Kingsport, TN) introduces Eastar Bio Ultra copolyester, a new entry in its line of Eastar Bio biodegradable resins. Copolyester has a higher melt viscosity than its sister product, Eastar Bio GP copolyester.
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Eastman Chemical Company: Hot-fill polymer

Eastman Chemical (Kingsport, TN) has developed Heatwave™ Polymer CF746 for hot-fill PET beverage applications. The new resin provides an additional feature of ultra-violet protection.
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Eastman Chemical Company: Aqua polymer

Eastapak Aqua polymer PJ003, developed by Eastman Chemical (Kingsport, TN), is specifically designed for use in 5-gal water containers for home and office delivery.
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Eastman Chemical Company: Colored PET

AmberGuard polymer, developed by Eastman Chemical (Kingsport, TN), is a specially formulated PET designed for the beer packaging market. It’s “pre-colored” to keep ultraviolet and damaging visible light from harming the beer.
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Eastman Chemical Company: Adhesive raw materials

From Eastman Chemical (Kingsport, TN) come raw materials for hot melt, p-s adhesives: Eastotac hydrocarbon tackifying resins and Eastman AQ polymers.
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Eastman Chemical Company: Eastman Chemical Company: Amenities/sampler bottles

TricorBraun’s (St. Louis, MO) line of amenities/sampler bottles are extrusion blown of Eastman Chemical’s (Kingsport, TN) PETG. The line includes 2 round bottles and 1 oval 1-oz bottle.
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Eastman Chemical Company: Specialty polymers

Eastman Chemical (Kingsport, TN) has launched Elegante polymers, a family of PET resins specifically formulated for use in cosmetics and personal care packaging.
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Eastman Chemical Company: Film solutions center

Eastman Chemical’s (Kingsport, TN) Customer Solutions Center uses state-of-the-art machinery to duplicate customer lines and conditions to troubleshoot and solve processing challenges.
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Eastman Chemical Company: New PE families

Eastman Chemical (Kingsport, TN) has introduced two new families of PEs from the company’s Energx technology. One family of polymers combines good moisture vapor and high oxygen transmission rates with high impact and tear strength.
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Eastman Chemical Company: Shrink-film resin

Designed for shrink-film label applications, Embrace™ copolyester from Eastman (Kingsport, TN) offers high shrink force and ultimate shrinkage of greater than 70%, making it suitable for highly contoured packages.
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Eastman Chemical Company: Antistatic polymers

Eastman Chemical (Kingsport, TN ) has introduced 3 new EastaStat antistatic polymers, all based on PETG 6763, for use in packaging electronic devices.
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Eastman Chemical Company: Invisible marker brochure

Eastman Chemical's (Kingsport, TN) new brochure describes the advantages of Eastman's ClirCode invisible markers. ClirCode markers incorporate small levels of near-infrared fluorescent compounds that are invisible to the human eye.
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Eastman Chemical Company: Versatile resin

Eastman Chemical Co. (Kingsport, TN) has introduced VersaTray(TM), a CPET resin able to withstand temperatures from
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Eastman Chemical Company: Foam packaging

Eastman Chemical (Kingsport, TN) has introduced Eastalite(TM) foam technology for food packaging. When used with Eastapack CPET, the new technology results in food containers that can withstand temperatures from
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Eastman Chemical Company: PE resin

Eastman Chemical Co. (Kingsport, TN) has introduced Mxsten CV plastomer, a new class of PE resin for high-performance food packaging and other packaging applications.
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Eastman Chemical Company: Eastman Chemical Company: Cosmetics jars

Colt's (Daysville, Conn.) has expanded its packaging line with new cosmetics jars suitable for makeup, loose powders, creams, face treatments and bath and body products.
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Eastman Chemical Company: PE polymer for films

Tenite Hifor Clear PE polymer from Eastman Chemical Co. (Kingsport, TN) is available in pellet form for use in film manufacturing. The polymer is said to be superior to high-strength LDPE in strength, tear strength and clarity, with 4% haze.
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Eastman Chemical Company: Bottled water resin

Eastapak Aqua polymers from Eastman Chemical (Kingsport, TN) are designed specifically for manufacturing bottled water containers. The PET resins are said to offer superb clarity while meeting strict standards for not changing the taste of the water in the bottle.
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Eastman Chemical Company: MDPE coating resins

EASTACOAT resins from Eastman Chemical (Kingsport, TN) are medium-density polyethylenes for extrusion-coating applications. The materials are said to form a strong bond to polyethyleneimine-primed substrates, including polyester and nylon films, without the need for supplementary ozonation.
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LLDPE polymer

Made in a gas-phase process, MXSTEN polymers from Eastman Chemical (Kingsport, TN) are characterized by an extra low density of 0.905 and unusually high dart-impact and tear strength.
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Invisible bar code technology

Invisible bar code technology from Eastman Chemical (Kingsport, TN) employs inks with compositions based on near-infrared fluorophores (NIRFs). NIRFs fluoresce in the near-infrared region and are thus invisible to the naked eye.
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Thermoformed clamshells

Polyfoam Packers (Wheeling, IL) has introduced 16 stock sizes of thermoformed clamshells with a J-hook merchandising option. Made of PVC, they are available in 15- and 20-ga thicknesses.
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Thermoformed containers

Clamshells and two-piece packaging can be custom-thermoformed by Capco Plastics (El Paso, TX). Made of either PVC or Eastar(TM) PETG copolyester from Eastman Chemical (Kingsport, TN), they can be produced in thicknesses from 7.5 to 40 mil, in sizes beginning at 2" sq.
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Materials

Eastman Chemical's (Kingsport, TN) Eastman AQ 1350 Blanched Polyester can be used as a base polymer to formulate hot melt adhesives for packaging and labeling that are repulpable.