25 September 2013 17:39 [Source: ICIS news]
The expansion will take place over three years and create 25 jobs, Governor Bob McDonnell said.
Approximately 500 workers currently are employed at the southern
“The decision to invest will not only bring new jobs, but will help support the development of innovative, energy-saving product applications to grow Eastman's performance films business,” McDonnell said.
The expansion will target “specific initiatives” and include infrastructure and technology upgrades; warehousing improvements; environmental, safety and reliability enhancements; and production capacity expansions, said Mark Costa, president of Kingsport, Tennessee-based Eastman.
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