Eastman to hike off-list prices of all grades of glacial acetic acid, acetic anhydride by US$0.03/lb. in North and Latin America, effective July 1

KINGSPORT, Tennessee , June 17, 2011 (press release) – Eastman Chemical Company is increasing prices on the following products Jul. 1, or as contracts allow.

EASTMAN™ Glacial Acetic Acid, All Grades : Off-list price increase of $USD 0.03/lb ($USD 0.07/kg) in North America and Latin America.

EASTMAN™ Acetic Anhydride, All Grades : Off-list price increase of $USD 0.03/lb ($USD 0.07/kg) in North America and Latin America.

Eastman's chemicals, fibers and plastics are used as key ingredients in  products that people use every day. Approximately 10,000 Eastman employees  around the world blend technical expertise and innovation to deliver practical  solutions. The company is committed to finding sustainable business  opportunities within the diverse markets it serves. A global company  headquartered in Kingsport, Tenn., USA, Eastman had 2010 sales of $5.8 billion.  For more information, visit www.eastman.com.

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