Analytically Speaking

Innovation in the Chemical Industry With Statistics and DOE

With Kevin White

What happens when classically trained statisticians are eager to learn new things and take a proactive role in innovation? Eastman, a global advanced materials and specialty additives company, has a long history of using sound statistical methods to inform decision making. Under the guidance of Applied Statistics Group Leader Kevin White, the chemical company is also using cutting-edge design of experiments and statistical modeling to improve production of a broad range of products found in everyday items.

In this video:
  • Recommended methods for process monitoring.
  • Becoming a better statistician by acquiring domain knowledge.
  • Spreading analytics across business functions.
  • The value of design of experiments for fundamental process knowledge and faster innovation.
  • The stability index – a more interpretable metric.