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Material Insights: July 25, 2011

Published: July 25, 2011 6:00 am ET
Updated: July 25, 2011 12:00 am ET

Dow Chemical Co. announces two big expansions of its global presence in this week's episode of Plastics News' Material Insights. Senior reporter Frank Esposito reports on Dow's plans to build a huge plastics/chemicals facility in Saudi Arabia in partnership with Saudi Aramco, and a collaboration between Dow and Matsui to create a mega-biopolymers plant in Brazil. Esposito also covers the final sentencings in the Gitto Global fraud case, and details efforts by Ecospan LLC to increase production of its BioFlow-brand bioplastic.

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