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Material Insights: March 14, 2011

Published: March 14, 2011 6:00 am ET
Updated: March 14, 2011 12:00 am ET

Topping PN's headlines this week, Asahi Kasei Plastics North America Inc. will create 10 new jobs and add its ninth production line. Lanxess AG plans an expansion in North Carolina. Elsewhere, Styron won't comment on a recent report that it plans an initial public offering. Also, India's Reliance Industries taps veteran petrochemicals executive Warren Wilder to run its polymers business. Senior reporter Frank Esposito has details.

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