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Eastman Extends ChemPoint Partnership

Eastman Chemical Co. recently announced that it has extended its relationship with, an online distributor of fine and specialty chemicals. Eastman began a phased migration of its AQ™ and Eastek™ water-dispersible sulfopolyester products to ChemPoint in North America on July 1, with an expected completion date in October of this year. ChemPoint will actively market and offer sales and customer service for these products to customers in the U.S. and Canada.

“We are excited to enhance our offering by expanding our relationship with ChemPoint to carry our Eastman AQ™ and Eastek™ products,” said Erin Bernhardt, business manager of Cellulose Esters and Polyesters for Eastman. “ChemPoint is uniquely suited to provide excellent customer service to formulators and end-use customers.”

“ChemPoint is pleased to expand our value adding product selection to customers through broadening our offering of Eastman’s portfolio of Eastman AQ and Eastek sulfopolyesters into additional markets,” said Rick Hoener, Polymer Business director, ChemPoint. “Our growing relationship with Eastman demonstrates the effectiveness of our innovative business model and success of our dedicated marketing and sales teams.”

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