Germany: Capacity Expansion Eastman Expanding Coating and Laminating Production at its Dresden Site
Eastman Chemical Company announced a capacity expansion at its Dresden, Germany, manufacturing facility to support a new coating and laminating line.
Kingsport/USA — With an investment at its Dresden facility, Eastman wants to support the strong growth of its high-performance branded paint protection and window film products. The expansion will supplement existing assets in Martinsville, Virginia, and is expected to be online mid-2021 while bringing approximately 50 new jobs to the site.
The company has also announced a series of significant investments in paint protection films, including a Performance Films Patterns and Software Center of Excellence, multiple expansions at its Martinsville manufacturing facility, and Core pattern and business operations software.
The manufacturer’s paint protection film is an elastic and transparent urethane film that helps protect and preserve automotive OEM painted surfaces.