Eastman Chemical to raise off-list price on its Eastman 168 non-phthalate plasticizer product by €75/tonne in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, effective Jan. 1 or as contracts allow

KINGSPORT, Tennessee , December 16, 2013 (press release) – Eastman Chemical Company is increasing prices on the following products Jan. 1, or as contracts allow. These increases are due to elevated operating costs, particularly in raw materials.

Eastman 168™ non-phthalate plasticizer (All Packaging and All Grades): Off-list price increase of €EUR 75/MT in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

About Eastman Chemical Company
Eastman is a global specialty chemical company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With a portfolio of specialty businesses, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. Its market-driven approaches take advantage of world-class technology platforms and leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. Eastman focuses on creating consistent, superior value for all stakeholders. As a globally diverse company, Eastman serves customers in approximately 100 countries and had 2012 pro forma combined revenues, giving effect to the Solutia acquisition, of approximately $9.1 billion. The company is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA and employs approximately 13,500 people around the world.

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