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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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Polymer 18696 is being produced commercially in Spain for use in Europe; a newly designated Aqua polymer for North America was expected to be introduced at press time.

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