Reed, D.

Eastman Chemical Company, Longview, Texas

David Reed is the Director of plant maintenance for Eastman Chemical’s Longview, Texas operations. Eastman is a global specialty chemical company with approximately 14,000 employees and 50 manufacturing sites around the world.

Maintenance: Improving plant performance by changing a maintenance culture

Reed, D., Eastman Chemical Company; Thompson, M., Evolve Partners

Over the last 2 yr, the plant maintenance department (PMD) at Eastman Chemical Co.’s Longview, Texas site produced these significant improvements to plant performance.