Jacobs Engineering was awarded a contract from Eastman Chemical Company to provide capital construction, maintenance and turnaround services at its facilities in Longview, Texas, and Kingsport, Tennessee.
Dallas/USA — This contract represents additional maintenance services scope at the Kingsport facility where the engineering company has previously provided capital construction services. The company will also expand its delivery to maintenance and construction at Eastman's Longview facility.
According to Jacobs' Construction, Maintenance and Turnarounds Senior Vice President and General Manager Stephen Hillier, the execution approach drives increased productivity while delivering cost efficiencies through resource and program operations synergies. This enterprise-wide delivery model allowed them to create value for Eastman, which they could use to drive their innovation and sustainability efforts. Jacobs has supported Eastman since 2010, providing construction support for major capital projects at its largest manufacturing sites.