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Material Insights: July 25, 2011

July 25, 2011

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.