Eastman Completes Construction of Isobutyric Acid Manufacturing Facility

Eastman Chemical Company has completed an isobutyric acid manufacturing facility at its Kingsport, Tenn. site. The facility, when added to the Longview, Texas site isobutyric acid manufacturing facility, doubles Eastman’s production capacity, the company reported.

“This additional production facility establishes Eastman as the premier supplier of isobutyric acid to the global market,” said Brian Sanders, Chemical Intermediates Segment Acetyls & Amines Product Stream director. “The investment demonstrates our continued commitment to providing reliable isobutyric acid supply to customers globally and to meet market demand for the product.”