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Material Insights: May 9, 2011

Published: May 9, 2011 6:00 am ET
Updated: May 9, 2011 12:00 am ET

Feedstock prices buffet PS, PC prices upwards in this episode of Plastics News' Material Insights. Also, senior reporter Frank Esposito has details on two deals that will mean ownership changes at Chemical Market Associates Inc. and The Plastics Exchange. And the former owner of Gitto/Global Corp. is sentenced to prison and fined for defrauding investors.

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