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Material Insights: April 4, 2011

Published: April 4, 2011 6:00 am ET
Updated: April 4, 2011 12:00 am ET

This week in Material Insights,PN senior reporter Frank Esposito explains why polyethylene prices have increased, as polypropylene appears headed downward. Also, Ohio-based A. Schulman adds capacity at a Texas compounding plant, as it prepares to lease space in Ohio to corn-resin products manufacturer Plantic Technologies. also, the TPG Capital acquisition of Ashland Distribution results in a new name: Nexeo Solutions.

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