Eastman expands 2-ethyl hexanol capacity in Texas

Eastman expands 2-ethyl hexanol capacity in Texas

9:52 AM, 23rd April 2012
Eastman expands 2-ethyl hexanol capacity in Texas
Eastman manufacturing facility in Longview, Texas.

KINGSPORT, US: Eastman Chemical Company has completed capacity expansion of its 2-ethyl hexanol (or 2-EH) facility in Longview, Texas. With this expansion and other recently completed debottlenecks, 2-EH capacity has been increased approximately to 37,000 metric tonne.

“We are happy to announce the completion of this important expansion. The added capacity reinforces our commitment to reliably supply our 2-EH customers while also supporting growth in our plasticizer business for products like Eastman 168 non-phthalate plasticizer,” said Heidi Barnes, Director, Performance Chemicals and Intermediates segment Oxo and Plasticizers business, Eastman.

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