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Eastman Operations Substantially Restored Following Unplanned Shutdown at Kingsport Site


Operations safely restored with no serious injuries or impact to the environment

Eastman Chemical announced that operations at its Kingsport, TN site have been substantially restored following an unplanned shutdown on June 4, 2014.
Eastman has made tremendous progress in bringing the plant back online in a safe and orderly manner with no material financial impact.
“I am very proud of the Eastman team for their quick and professional response to this unfortunate shutdown. As a result of their efforts, we experienced no serious injuries or impact to the environment,” said CEO Mark Costa. “We take our commitment to being a reliable supplier seriously and we greatly appreciate the support of our customers as we worked to safely restore operations.”