Annually, Eastman recognizes suppliers that have performed above and beyond the expectations we have set through the Eastman Supplier Excellence Program.
Excellence AwardGiven to suppliers who meet on-time delivery requirements, conform to order specifications, and prove continual improvement through significant, documented value-add projects.
Improvement AwardGiven to suppliers who have made significant and steady improvement to meet on-time delivery and order specifications. In this category, stakeholders agree the supplier has strong potential to reach "Excellence" level in the future.
Innovation AwardGiven to suppliers who have demonstrated a significant innovation which adds major value to Eastman. This could include a new technology, new or improved process, or a value-adding project.
Sustainability AwardGiven to suppliers who have demonstrated significant and new improvements for Eastman in one or more of the following areas: waste and recycling; natural resources and/or material content; and energy and emission.