Eastman’s ‘Project Balanced’ Digital Innovation Wins CIO 100 Award

Foundry’s CIO 100 award recognizes enterprise excellence and innovation in IT
Apr 11, 2024 9:30 AM ET


KINGSPORT, Tenn., April 11, 2024 /3BL/ - Eastman’s “Project Balanced” digital innovation has earned the company a spot on the list of 2024 CIO 100 award winners.

For more than 25 years, the CIO 100 Awards from Foundry’s CIO have recognized innovative organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of strategic and operational excellence in IT.

Project Balanced is a digital twin solution that enables the traceability of Eastman’s mass balanced recycled content – from intake of waste plastic at our molecular recycling facility in Kingsport through to our finished products that are sold to customers around the world – in a transparent and easily auditable way that also allows for the rapid scale-up of Eastman’s molecular recycling efforts.

“This recognition is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our team in leveraging innovative digital solutions to drive business value and make a positive impact not only on Eastman, but on the world,” said Aldo Noseda, Eastman vice president and chief information officer. “Receiving this CIO 100 award is both humbling and rewarding.”

About the US CIO 100 Awards

The annual US CIO 100 Awards celebrate 100 organizations and the teams within them that use IT in innovative ways to deliver business value, whether by creating competitive advantage, optimizing business processes, enabling growth, or improving relationships with customers. The award is an acknowledged mark of enterprise excellence. Coverage of the 2024 US CIO 100 award-winning projects will be available online at www.cio.com.

About CIO

CIO focuses on attracting the highest concentration of enterprise CIOs and business technology executives with unparalleled peer insight and expertise on business strategy, innovation, and leadership. As organizations grow with digital transformation, CIO provides its readers with key insights on career development, including certifications, hiring practices and skills development. The award-winning CIO portfolio provides business technology leaders with analysis and insight on information technology trends and a keen understanding of IT’s role in achieving business goals. CIO is published by Foundry, an IDG Inc. Company. Company information is available at www.foundryco.com.

About Eastman

Founded in 1920, Eastman is a global specialty materials company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With the purpose of enhancing the quality of life in a material way, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. The company’s innovation-driven growth model takes advantage of world-class technology platforms, deep customer engagement, and differentiated application development to grow its leading positions in attractive end markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. As a globally inclusive and diverse company, Eastman employs approximately 14,000 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2023 revenue of approximately $9.2 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit www.eastman.com.

Media contact

Jessica Fischer
Eastman Corporate Communications