Eastman Resins, Inc., Eastman Chemical Company’s resins business, will no longer sell Hydro-Rez acrylic emulsions, effective May 1.
Specific products affected are:
In the Americas: Hydro-Rez 3100, 3210, 3400, 3426, and 5159 acrylic emulsions.
In the Europe, Middle East and Africa regions: Hydro-Rez 3100, 3400, 3426, 4100, 4105, 4120, and 5159 acrylic emulsions.
“Despite more than two years’ effort to develop the product line, we can no longer profitably manufacture, market or sell the emulsions in these regions,” said Marc Owens, product manager, liquid inks and additives, North America for Eastman Resins. “We will continue to support our remaining liquid ink lines, including sulfopolyesters, polyamides, polyketones, polyesters and hydroxyl functional acrylics. Exiting the acrylic emulsion line in no way effects our commitment to expand Eastman Resins’ technolog
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