Quinn Plastics Selects Spectar Copolyester for New Quinn PETG Sheet Product Line

Door: Eastman Chemical Company  19-01-2006
Trefwoorden: Industrie, Quinn Petg Sheet

CAPELLE A/D IJSSEL, THE NETHERLANDS - Quinn Plastics, Europe's leading producer of extruded panels, has selected Eastman Chemical Company's Spectar copolyester as the raw material of choice for its new Quinn PETG Sheet product line. Formerly licensed as Spectar Sheet, Quinn PETG Sheet represents a full range of sheet product solutions. "Our Quinn PETG Sheet family of products will retain all of the excellent qualities customers have come to expect from Spectar Sheet products," said Tom Nulty, general manager, Quinn Plastics. "Together with Eastman Chemical Company, we expect to create a unified and recognizable brand that continues to stand for quality and consistency in the marketplace. Using Eastman's Spectar copolyester, Quinn PETG Sheet will continue to offer a cost-effective, performance driven family of solutions, providing superior materials of choice for a wide range of sheet applications." Eastman’s Spectar copolyester can be extruded into plastic sheet that is crystal clear, tough, chemical-resistant, versatile, easy to work with and affordable—making it ideally suited for use in displays, signs, fixtures, point-of-purchase and industrial products and other demanding sheet applications. Spectar copolyester product advantages are demonstrated through a variety of fabrication techniques, including screen printing, die cutting, solvent bonding, laser cutting, machining and thermoforming. About Quinn Plastics Quinn Plastics is Europe’s foremost supplier of transparent plastic sheet. Key products are: QUINN XT (extruded PMMA), QUINN CAST (cast PMMA), QUINN PC (Polycarbonate), QUINN PS (Polystyrene), QUINN PETG, QUINN SAN (Styrene Acrylo Nitrile), QUINN HIPS (extruded Impact Modified Polystyrene) and QUINN SPC (multiwall Polycarbonate). Quinn Plastics has operating facilities in Germany, the UK, Spain, France, Slovakia and the Czech Republic as well as sales and support operations in all major European countries. Quinn Plastics is a member of the Quinn Group of companies. Headquartered in Derrylin (Northern Ireland) the privately owned Quinn Group is one of Ireland’s most successful companies with a proven track record of success in the diverse industries it has ventured into: cement and concrete products, container glass, general insurance, radiators, plastics and real estate. For more information about Quinn Plastics and its products, visit http://www.quinn-plastics.com. Eastman Chemical Company Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE: EMN) manufactures and markets chemicals, fibres and plastics worldwide. It provides key differentiated coatings, adhesives and specialty plastics products; is the world’s largest producer of PET polymers for packaging and is a major supplier of cellulose acetate fibres. Founded in 1920 and headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA, Eastman is a FORTUNE 500 company with 2004 sales of US$ 6.6 billion and approximately 12,000 employees.

Trefwoorden: Industrie, Quinn Petg Sheet

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