This synthetics supply chain experience has accelerated contract discussions in progress with other man-made fiber manufacturers.
Russo’s company, RePatriot Flag, creates environmentally responsible flags using Repreve recycled fiber made from 10 recycled water bottles.
The Eastman Innovation Lab is a strategic program that focuses on advancing innovation through design and material education.
Selenis Canada operates a polyethylene terephthalate, or PET, plant in Montreal.
Net income for the fourth quarter fell 35 percent to $10.2 million, while net sales dipped 6 percent to $163.9 million.
HDI is an additive that makes materials such as polyurethane, polyester and leather softer and abrasion resistant.