Kingsport, Tennessee – The SEMA “2017 PRO Manufacturer of the Year” has been awarded to Eastman’s Performance Films business, in recognition as an outstanding manufacturer in the restyling industry whose creativity, dignity, integrity, industriousness and accomplishments have enhanced the stature and growth of the industry within the aftermarket community. This award is voted on by all SEMA PRO members which are made up of re-stylers and aftermarket dealers.
Performance Films employees run the gamut from warehouse staff and marketing/sales professionals to pattern makers and skilled manufacturers, and the company is noted for its support of their channel partners – professional window tint and paint protection dealers and installers.
Eric Holmes, sales manager, Performance Films North America Automotive, accepted the award at the annual awards banquet and added, “I was very proud to accept this award and represent the entire North American LLumar Team. In addition to the Performance Films North America Automotive team, our outstanding group of customers who allow us to serve, collaborate and engage them made this award possible.”
Criteria for this award range from national impact on the automotive aftermarket community to conducting business with a high degree of integrity and professionalism that has contributed to the general stature of the industry to demonstrating product, technical, marketing and sales knowledge to following the PRO Code of Ethics.
With 60 years of experience, Eastman’s Performance Films business is the world's leading manufacturer and marketer of high performance window and paint protection films that are used in automotive and architectural applications.
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Eastman is a global advanced materials and specialty additives 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 2015 revenues of approximately $9.5 billion. The company is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA and employs approximately 15,000 people around the world. For more information, visit www.eastman.com.