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Material Insights: Dec. 27, 2010

December 27, 2010

In this New Year's Week edition of Plastics News' Material Insights, senior reporter Frank Esposito examines three late-year international activities. Indorama Ventures of Thailand annouced the acquisition of resin and yarn plants from SK Chemicals. German materials firm Bayer Material Science is increasing PC resin and PU feedstocks in Shanghai. And Spanish materials firm Dynasol and China's Shanxi Northern Xingan Chemical will form a joint venture.