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Eastman Announces Expanded Coatings eCommerce Offerings with ChemPoint.com

September 16, 2008
ChemPoint
KINGSPORT, Tennessee, September 16, 2008 -- Eastman Chemical Company today announced that it has extended its relationship with ChemPoint.com, the leading online distributor of fine and specialty chemicals. As of August 1, 2008, ChemPoint is now actively marketing and offering sales and customer service for Eastman™ adhesion promoters and cellulose esters to U.S. customers.
 
“ChemPoint has been a valued partner of Eastman for several years through its offerings of select Eastman™ performance chemicals. We are excited to expand that relationship with the addition of Eastman™ adhesion promoters and cellulose esters,” says Rich Krawiec, coatings additives business manager, Eastman. “This expansion will serve as one more powerful benefit of doing business with Eastman.”
 
ChemPoint.com will manage the complete order and fulfillment process for Eastman’s adhesion promoters and cellulose esters from order placement to delivery to technical support.
 
"ChemPoint is honored that Eastman has chosen to extend our partnership into cellulose esters and adhesion promoters. These high-value, highly differentiated products greatly complement our growing coatings portfolio. We are confident that our exceptional marketing and sales process will nicely complement the unique values of these premier product lines" says Tim Stanislaus, ChemPoint Coatings, Inks and Adhesives Marketing Manager.
 
About ChemPoint
 
As the leading "e-distributor" of specialty and fine chemicals in North America and Europe, ChemPoint.com engages in exclusive product line relationships with premier manufacturers. From interaction centers in Bellevue, WA, USA and Maastricht, The Netherlands, ChemPoint (www.chempoint.com) provides its suppliers with marketing, sales, customer service and order fulfillment solutions for their targeted customer segments.
 
About Eastman
 
Eastman manufactures and markets chemicals, fibers and plastics worldwide. It provides key differentiated coatings, adhesives and specialty plastics products; is a major supplier of cellulose acetate fibers; and produces PET polymers for packaging. 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 2007 sales of $6.8 billion and approximately 10,500 employees.