Chris Killian Ph.D., Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Eastman Chemical Co., delivered the keynote address during the plenary session of the American Coatings Conference on Tuesday. Killian discussed how the resilience of our technology innovation and creativity are leading the coatings industry to answer the call to carry customers to a more sustainable future, from coatings that save energy and reduce material use, to coatings that reduce waste through improving the durability and lifetime of assets, as well as coatings that improve the safety and wellness of the consumers they touch, and coatings that will drive the circular economy.