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Material Insights: April 11, 2011

April 11, 2011

In this week in Material Insights,PN senior reporter Frank Esposito looks at increasing PET, PVC resin prices, and the role raw materials are playing in the price increases. Also, Westlake Chemical has announced an ethylene expansion at its Lake Charles, La., facility. Finally, Brazilian plastisc leader Braskem plans to add capacity for both PVC, PE.