Eastman Chemical Co. has announced that SpecialChem, a global information and technical service provider for the specialty chemicals industry, will now run PaintandCoatings.com, an established coatings industry source for up-to-date market news and industry trends. Its services will be added to www.SpecialChem4Coatings.com, SpecialChem's own Internet platform for advanced technical assistance, product innovation and information services. In combining these features, SpecialChem becomes a one-stop, global industry resource for paints and coatings formulators, raw material suppliers and end-users. "We are committed to providing industry professionals with the information and expert technical assistance to help them get product to market faster," said Bernard Hasson, CEO and founder of SpecialChem. "The acquisition of PaintandCoatings.com complements our existing services and provides our customers with a powerful and comprehensive knowledge base."

For more information, visit http://www.SpecialChem4Coatings.com .