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September 13, 2021 - USA

Eastman to Acquire PremiumShield


KINGSPORT, Tenn., September 13, 2021 – Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) has agreed to acquire the business and assets of Matrix Films, LLC, marketer of PremiumShield performance films, including its extended line of automotive film patterns.

This acquisition will expand Eastman's paint protection film pattern development capabilities, pattern database, and installation training expertise. It will also complement Eastman's automotive dealer base in North America, Europe and the Middle East to drive growth in paint protection films and window films.

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May 3, 2021 - USA

National Corvette Museum Announces LLumar® as their Preferred Paint Protection Film Brand

St. Louis, Missouri, USA: May 3, 2021 – Eastman Performance Films, LLC is excited to announce that as of May 3rd, 2021, LLumar® is the National Corvette Museum’s preferred paint protection film (PPF) brand. This relationship is a remarkable fit for both organizations, with the National Corvette Museum dedicated to preserving Corvette’s past, present and future, and LLumar PPF dedicated to preserving automotive finishes with innovative technology.

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March 31, 2020 - USA

In response to COVID-19, Eastman rapidly produces material for needed face shields

KINGSPORT, Tenn., USA, Monday, March 31 – As part of the world’s collective effort to respond to the coronavirus pandemic, Eastman recently partnered with the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) and Austin Peay State University to support the local production of 10,000 protective face shields for medical personnel in the state capital of Nashville.

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September 25, 2019 - USA

Eastman Kicks Off Countdown to Centennial Year

Company will celebrate 100 years of innovation in 2020 KINGSPORT, Tenn., Sept. 25, 2019 – In 2020, Eastman will celebrate 100 years since the company was founded by George Eastman in Kingsport, Tenn. The company will launch a yearlong celebration of events, commemorations, and special programs as it pays tribute to its 100-year legacy while looking forward to the future.

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June 4, 2019 - USA

Eastman Launches Premium LLumar® IRX™ Series Infrared-Rejecting Ceramic Tint

St. Louis, Missouri, USA – June 4, 2019 – Today Eastman Performance Films, LLC (Eastman) is launching the LLumar® IRX™ Series of automotive window tint, establishing a new top-of-the-line offering for the LLumar automotive tint portfolio. The IRX Series features advanced technology that targets infrared rays and elevates heat-blocking performance to a new level for the LLumar brand.

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May 14, 2019 - USA

Eastman Invests in Leading Edge Technology for Paint Protection Film Pattern Creation

Saint Louis, Missouri, USA: May 16, 2019: Eastman Performance Films, LLC announced today an investment in leading edge, 3D scanning technology for paint protection film patterns. This next-generation enhancement will transform the process of pattern development at Eastman, realizing previously unattainable levels of speed and accuracy with this innovative technique.

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