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Material Insights: Feb. 14, 2011

February 14, 2011

PN senior reporter Frank Esposito discusses recent increases in polystyrene and prices in this week's Plastics News' Material Insights. Also, A. Schulman is closing powder plants in Italy and Australia. There is some love for plastics in this St. Valentine's Day episode, as at Lubrizol Corp., Celanese Corp. and Eastman Chemical Co. all reported strong 2010 financial results.