The beginning of the company that produce LLumar foils is associated with the '50s, when Jules
Hermes began to paint fibers that were used for carpets in Martinsville, Virginia. The company was
later renamed "Martin Processing", and soon became famous thanks to its development and achieved
In 1989, Courtaulds bought the company "Martin Processing" and other foil manufacturers and founded
"Courtaulds Performance Films" ("CPFilms"). Over the years, Courtaulds has been continually
developing its drive by purchasing innovative machines, such as coating, lamination, scratch-free
layers, silicone protective coating, metal spraying and mating.
Since 1998 „CPFilms” works within „Solutia” group, the leader in artificial materials and special
chemicals production, until 2012 when the well-known “Eastman” bought „Solutia” group for 4,8
Eastman Chemical Company is one of the world’s leading companies in the field of chemicals and other
materials. The company was founded in 1920 in the USA and at the beginning it was a part of “Eastman
and Kodak”, who produced chemicals for imaging products.
Today, Eastman Chemical Company hires over 10.000 people in different locations worldwide (in the
USA, Europe, Asia), producing key elements for a wide range of resources that have been applied in
everyday life (from a wide range of films, colors that give light to cars, through electronic screen
reader elements, to external wrapping for medicines).
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