KINGSPORT, Tenn. — July 15, 2011 — Eastman Chemical Company today announced that it has extended
its relationship with ChemPoint.com, a leading online distributor of fine and specialty chemicals.
As of July 1st, 2011, Eastman has begun a phased migration of Eastman AQ™ and Eastek™
water-dispersible sulfopolyester products to ChemPoint in North America with an expected completion
date sometime 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,” says 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.”
Water-dispersible sulfopolyesters are multifunctional film forming polymers that deliver
value in formulated adhesives, coatings, graphic arts, textiles and personal care. Upon
migration of the product line, ChemPoint will manage the order and fulfillment process for
Eastman’s water-dispersible sulfopolyesters in North America.
“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,” says Rick Hoener, ChemPoint’s Polymer Business Director. “Our growing
relationship with Eastman demonstrates the effectiveness of our innovative business model and
success of our dedicated marketing and sales teams.”
Effective July 01, 2011, ChemPoint has begun to proactively contact customers to make them
aware of the product portfolio and services provided by Eastman. To purchase material,
customers can contact ChemPoint via telephone at 800-485-9569, fax at 425-378-8675, e-mail at
email@example.com or online through
www.chempoint.com. Prospective customers can receive
immediate technical support and request samples by calling 800-485-9569 or by e-mailing
Posted on July 19, 2011
Source: Eastman Chemical Co.