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Material Insights: June 1, 2010

Published: June 1, 2010 6:00 am ET
Updated: June 1, 2010 12:00 am ET

U.S. PP and PVC prices take a tumble in this week's Material Insights. PN senior reporter Frank Esposito explains how feedstocks and housing starts played a roll in May's price decreases. He also details two new plastics futures trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange, and reveals plans by Lubrizol Corp. to add capacity at a plant that produces its Carbopol line of polymers.

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