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Eastman Chemical spending $200 million to reduce air pollution

November 8th, 2007 12:00 am by Sharon Caskey Hayes

"This will be the largest single air pollution control project ever undertaken at Eastman's Tennessee operations," said Parker Smith, Eastman's vice president and general manager of Worldwide Manufacturing Support.

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Downtown businesses relocating to make way for new Academic Village

November 3rd, 2007 12:00 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT - After a quarter century, Jim Glenn is still in business downtown selling and repairing selected brands of lawn mowers and other power equipment. But these days, his business doesn't see much traffic.

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Book to help businesses cut health care costs, motivate employees to get healthy

October 27th, 2007 12:00 am by Sharon Caskey Hayes

KINGSPORT - A decade ago, Michael Puck was surfing the Internet, looking for ways to keep physically fit and live a healthier life, when he came across an eye-opening report. In it, a company suggested that its employees were by far healthier than their p

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Eastman restructuring its PET business

October 26th, 2007 12:00 am by Sharon Caskey Hayes

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Eastman repurchasing $1 billion worth of stock

October 26th, 2007 12:00 am by Sharon Caskey Hayes

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October 25th, 2007 12:00 am by Sharon Caskey Hayes

KINGSPORT - Eastman Chemical Co. on Thursday posted net earnings of $20 million or 24 cents per diluted share for the third quarter this year vs. $95 million or $1.15 per diluted share for the same period of 2006.

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Wood products plant to add 200 jobs in Wise County

October 24th, 2007 12:00 am by Timesnews.net Staff

Gov. Tim Kaine has announced Pinnacle Wood Products of Virginia, Inc., will open a products manufacturing operation in Wise County. He says the plant, a $1.4 million investment, will bring 200 new jobs to Southwest Virginia.

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Kingsport takes steps to acquire Quebecor facility

October 20th, 2007 12:00 am by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT - Kingsport leaders took some behind-the-scenes actions last week with the old Quebecor World facility, all done in preparation for sending out requests to developers in what could be done with the property.

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