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Material Insights: Aug. 8, 2011

Published: August 8, 2011 6:00 am ET
Updated: August 8, 2011 12:00 am ET

LTL of Morrisville, Pa. has sold a minority stake in its plant in Dongguan, China, to Metro Wealth. This week's Plastics News' Material Insights also features a deal in which color and concentrates maker Plastics Color Corp. has bought color and additives makers Polysource LLC and Pinnacle Color of Tempe, Ariz. In another development, specialty chemicals firm Solutia has announced plans to build a plant making polyvinyl butral resin at its facility in Kuantan, Malaysia. The video wraps up with word that Trellis Earth Products - a maker of plastic bags, food containers and cutlery in Wilsonville, Ore. - has filed two patents for bioplastics materials.

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