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Eastman Chemical, Kingsport, Tenn., manufactures and markets chemicals, fibers, and plastics worldwide. In April, the company hired OM Partners, a global supply chain software integration and consulting company with U.S. offices in Atlanta, to provide logistics software and supply chain support as part of a broad, multi-year, strategic global supply chain initiative.
"We will implement an integrated planning tool that better enables us to create supply plans to meet dynamic demand patterns," explains Kevin Pruitt, Eastman's director of global chemicals and fibers supply chain. "We believe the integrated planning tool will provide the …