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Material Insights: Jan. 10, 2011

Published: January 10, 2011 6:00 am ET
Updated: January 10, 2011 12:00 am ET

Senior reporter Frank Esposito returns to host this week's episode of Plastics News' Material Insights with news of a series of acquisitions. PolyOne Corp. has purchased two companies in Brazil to give itself market presence. Private equity groups were active in the acquisitions of Flow Polymers Inc. and Premix Inc. Plus, compounder RheTech Inc. has announced plans to open a new production facility in South Carolina.

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