Eastman offloads PE business to Westlake

Gibson, Jane
October 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;10/16/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 39, p14
Trade Publication
The article reports on the decision of Eastman Chemical to sell its polyethylene (PE) business to Westlake Chemical, and plans to phase out ethylene production from its older Texas plant. The $255m sale includes Eastman's PE and Epolene polymer businesses plus related assets, all located in Longview, Texas, and a 200-mile ethylene pipeline linking the site to Mont Belvieu, Texas.


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