Eastman Chemical Company
Eastman Chemical, a Fortune 500 company that manufactures chemicals, fibers, and plastics materials, is headquartered in Kingsport, TN. Founded in 1920, Eastman Chemical’s Tennessee Operations employs approximately 6,800 of the company’s 10,000 employees and is one of the largest chemical manufacturing sites in North America. Serving as worldwide headquarters, the Kingsport site attracts top engineering and scientific talent to the region.
In addition to the companies listed below, a wide range of smaller firms have manufacturing space, equipment and capacity to partner on joint ventures for businesses seeking to expand production.
Major Chemical Companies – NETVRIDA Region
|Eastman Chemical Company||Chemicals, plastics, fibers||Kingsport, TN||6,800|
|BAE Systems||Explosives and ammunition||Kingsport, TN||700|
|Team Technologies||Plastics – molding and bristling||Morristown, TN||500|
|Iconex||Receipt, label and imaging||Morristown, TN||240|
|Colortech||Color and additives for plastics||Morristown, TN||180|
|LMR Plastics||Injection molding||Greeneville, TN||128|
|HEXPOL Compounding||Rubber compounds||Jonesborough, TN||115|
|Regal Beloit/Morrill Plastics||Injection molding||Erwin, TN||100|
|Impact Plastics||Plastic Products||Erwin, TN||85|
|Petoskey Plastics||Film, bag, resin||Morristown, TN||82|
|Trelleborg||Printing solutions||Morristown, TN||80|