Jacobs wins Eastman Chemical's construction projects contracts

3 August 2010

Jacobs Engineering Group has won a multi-year contract from Tennessee-based Eastman Chemical Company for program management services, capital construction projects and site maintenance support at its Kingsport, Tennessee site.

Eastman Chemical Company is a global chemical company which manufactures and markets a broad portfolio of chemicals, fibers and plastics. Jacobs' will oversee performance of all small and mid-cap construction projects and a portion of Eastman’s maintenance operations. Eastman's Tennessee operation employs approximately 6,600 employees and is one of the largest chemical manufacturing sites in North America. The site occupies more than 550 buildings and approximately 4,000 acres of land, with the main plant site covering 900 acres. Jacobs Engineering Group is a provider of professional technical services. Its services include scientific and specialty consulting as well as all aspects of engineering and construction, and operations and maintenance.