Industry Applications


Empowering a world of industries

We’re proud that Eastman machines are used in thousands of factories around the world in markets as varied as aerospace, apparel, energy, safety and protection, upholstery, and recreational sporting goods. Eastman appreciates the diversity of facilities using new and high-tech materials, as well as traditional textiles. The range of solutions from Eastman for cutting technical textiles, composites, and otherwise non-woven technologies is as unique as each customer.

Our goal is to help customers improve productivity. We supply the tools that surpass customer expectations for cutting accuracy and repeatability; edge quality and throughput; with minimal material waste for even the most challenging materials. From the toughest outdoor and performance industrial fabrics to one-of-a-kind composite blends, the results are unequaled.

Eastman engineers are continuously innovating and expanding our product offering to meet the demands of processing evolving material compositions. By manufacturing a comprehensive family of products in collaboration with world-renowned material producers and industrial manufacturers, Eastman has remained a leading supplier for over a century.


Aerospace - Carbon fiber, honeycomb, graphite, Kevlar®, high tech polymers, carpet

Apparel - wool, cottons, denim, foam, canvas, leather, nylon, polyester

Automotive - leather, nylon, fiberglass, canvas, vinyl, airbag materials, carpet, upholstery materials, carbon fiber

Composites - glass fibre, kevlar®, carbon fibre. Dry and pre-preg

Furniture / Fibre - fiberfill, foam, leather, cardboard, vinyl, plastic, cotton, wovens

Glass Laminates - DuPont™ Butacite® and Butacite® G Polyvinyl Butyral (PVB) Interlayers / DuPont™ SentryGlas®Plus.

Industrial Fabrics - Cordura®, canvas, polyester, aerogels, foam, carpeting, vinyl, insulation

Marine - glass fibre, kevlar®, carbon fibre. Dry and pre-preg


If you have a unique application, contact Eastman! Eastman works hand-in-hand with hundreds of materials every year.


Kevlar®, SentryGlas®Plus and Butacite® PVB are registered trademarks of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company. CORDURA® is a registered trademark of INVISTA for durable fabrics.