Eastman Chemical Donates Materials to PPE Production

May 12, 2020 Eastman Chemical Donates Materials to PPE Production

Eastman Chemical Co. recently donated 3,000 square-meters of material to Wisconsin-based manufacturer ETC.

ETC will use the donated material to manufacture face shields and other personal protective equipment (PPE) for medical personal combating the current coronavirus crisis. ETC plans to distribute thousands of face shields nationwide.

“We’re extremely proud to contribute materials to ETC for this important cause,” Jim Bowen, Eastman site manager, said. “I am proud of how our teams stepped up to deliver the materials quickly and safely so our local healthcare workers can be as safe as possible on the frontlines of this pandemic.”

About Eastman Chemical
Kingsport, Tennessee-based Eastman Chemical Co. manufactures a broad range of solvents and solutions including adhesives, fibers, and cleaning chemicals. For more information, visit