Windows of opportunity for greater sustainability

As a world leader in polyvinyl butyral (PVB) interlayer manufacturing and development, Eastman continues to innovate its portfolio to meet the needs of the laminating industry with products that offer superior processing, performance, and durability.

Our goal is to maintain our high-quality standards while increasing sustainable opportunities for our partners and customers.
We want to be the sustainable, collaborative, and innovative partner of choice across the entire value chain.

As such, we are committed to proactively learning about, developing, and advocating sustainable laminated glass solutions that enable more environmentally friendly buildings and vehicles.

Enabling low environmental footprint of laminated glass


Beginning of life — design for sustainability

Reducing operational footprint

  • Optimize environmental footprint with lower energy use and water use, renewable energy and reduced waste generation.
    Thirty-party verified life cycle assessment (LCA)
  • Safe and environmentally sound chemical us.
    REACH, and EPA compliance
  • Assess the safe presence of particles and compounds.
    Assessed according to norm EN 16516 by an accredited third-party laboratory

Back to life — recycle and reuse

  • Customer take-back programs to recycle and reuse pre-consumer PVB without trade off on performance.
  • Moving toward advanced recycling technologies for post-consumer PVB recycling and activating partnerships across the value chain to support take-back programs

Enabling sustainable buildings and cars

  • Enhance energy efficiency, comfort, and well-being. 
    Saflex high-performance interlayer solutions for architecture and automotive
  • Protect people and property from the impacys of climate change.
    Saflex Storm PVB interlayers (accepted by Miami-Dade County)
  • Protect biodiversity through bird-friendly solutions.
    Saflex FlySafe™ 3D PVB interlayers