Eastman sells Arkansas facility

Robinson, Simon
July 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;7/31/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 30, p15
Trade Publication
The article reports on the plans of Eastman Chemical to sell its subsidiary, Eastman SE, to Viceroy Acquisition for $75 million. The divestment, which includes a manufacturing plant in Batesville, Arkansas, will enable Eastman Chemical to focus on its core acetyls, polyester and olefins businesses. Eastman SE produces speciality organic chemicals for the performance chemicals and intermediates segment of the company, which is part of the chemicals and fibres business.


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