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Material Insights: Aug. 1, 2011

Published: August 1, 2011 6:00 am ET
Updated: August 1, 2011 12:00 am ET

July price drops for North American polyethylene, polypropylene and PET bottle resins are featured in this week's Plastics News' Material Insights video. Senior reporter Frank Esposito also details Dow Chemical's sale of its PP business to Braskem. Wrapping up this week's video is a look at a new $6 million, 90,000 square-foot technology center opened by Spartech Corp. in Maryland Heights, Missouri.

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