Eastman Chemical Company is a global specialty chemicals company that produces a range of advanced materials, chemicals and fibers that are found in products people use every day. It has over 40 manufacturing sites in 16 countries and equity interests in joint ventures that supply chemicals, plastics, and fibers products to customers throughout the world. Eastman has a portfolio of specialty businesses that hold positions and provide products that enhance performance in a variety of end markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. It management believes that the Company's end-market diversity is a source of strength, as these markets are benefiting from longer-term global trends such as energy efficiency, a rising middle class in emerging economies, and increased health and wellness. In June 2014, it acquired BP's global aviation turbine oil business and the newly acquired business is part of Eastman's Specialty Fluids & Intermediates business segment.