Today, after an investment of $2.5 million in this strategic partnership, both groups say the collaboration has paid off. Eastman is extending the master research agreement for another six years for a total commitment of $5 million.
In 2012, Eastman chose NC State University as one if its key university partners after a nationwide search. Today, after an investment of $16 million in that strategic partnership with NC State, both groups say the collaboration has paid off.
JETS Swimwear Australia wanted to add beach and pool cover-ups to its Spring 2018 Collection. The brand is known for supporting sustainability by sourcing quality textured fabrics, laces, mesh, and premium weaves for all its swimwear and resort wear collections.
While it may seem counterintuitive that a company in a landlocked state would help develop an ocean processes program, the facts are simple. There is no part of the world where the ocean doesn’t matter.
Steve Crawford is Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Eastman. He has a passion for Sustainability and material solutions that Improve the Quality of Life globally for the generations to come. He is one of the foremost thinkers in materials innovation today in the material sector.