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Material Insights: July 5, 2011

Published: July 5, 2011 6:00 am ET
Updated: July 5, 2011 12:00 am ET

North American polyethylene prices are poised to decrease. Senior reporter Frank Esposito says it's happening at the same time polystyrene looks to increase in price -- but that may be only temporary as benzene prices level off. Also in this week's episode of Plastics News' Material Insights, Nova Chemical plans two major PE adds in Canada, and Styron LLC mulls over the precise date of a $400 milion initial public offering.

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