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Eastman Introduces VersaMax™, a Non-phthalate Plasticizer for the European Market

Published on 2015-03-19. Author : SpecialChem

KINGSPORT, Tenn -- Eastman Chemical Company announced that it has expanded its non-phthalate plasticizer portfolio with the addition of Eastman VersaMax™ plasticizer for the European market. VersaMax is an innovative solution that provides improved dry times, better efficiency, and a broader formulation window when compared to traditional ortho-phthalate and other non-phthalate options.

“Consumer and regulatory pressures continue to encourage brand owners and manufacturers of flexible PVC products to move to non-phthalate solutions for their products,” said Martin Stimpson, market development manager of plasticizers, Eastman Chemical Company. “Manufacturers are looking for a non-phthalate plasticizer that provides optimal performance with a minimal amount of reformulating. VersaMax was designed to satisfy even the most demanding processing.”

Manufacturing plasticizers for more than 50 years, Eastman Chemical Company is one of the world leaders in non-phthalate plasticizer production.

About Eastman Chemical Company

Eastman is one of the global specialty chemical companies that produce 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 2014 revenues of approximately $9.5 billion. The company is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA, and employs approximately 15,000 people around the world.

Source: Eastman
 


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