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Material Insights: Feb. 7, 2011

Published: February 7, 2011 6:00 am ET
Updated: February 7, 2011 12:00 am ET

For his first report in February, PN senior reporter Frank Esposito looks at Italian nylon resin and fiber maker Aquafil SpA new nylon compounding sites in Georgia and China; looming troubles for firms Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. LP, which was fined $400,000 for alleged emissions violations and Shintech Inc., which is under investigation for allegations of dumping unsafe water; and Dow and PolyOne's reports of increases sales for 2010.

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