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Material Insights: May 2, 2011

May 2, 2011

Senior reporter Frank Esposito reports on the major price increase in the North American polypropylene market, and an additional increase in regional polyethylene prices in this week's Material Insights video. Esposito reports that regional PP prices jumped 15 cents per pound in April; notes that market watchers pointed to tight supplies of propylene monomer as reasons for the increase; and notes a 6 cent increase in PE prices.