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Material Insights: May 17, 2010

Published: May 17, 2010 6:00 am ET
Updated: May 17, 2010 12:00 am ET

In this week's Material Insights, host Frank Esposito explains why PolyOne Corp. CEO Stephen Newlin had a better time at his firm's 2010 annual meeting than he did in 2009. Also in the pages of Plastics News this week, Eastman Chemical Co. ramps up production of its Tritan copolyester, and Ineos Nova LLC has launched Clearblend -- a new styrenic copolymer.

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