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Material Insights: Oct. 17, 2011

Published: October 17, 2011 6:00 am ET
Updated: October 17, 2011 12:00 am ET

The potential sale of materials firm Citadel Plastic Holdings is featured in this week's Plastics News' Material Insights video. A recent report from the Reuters news service indicated that Citadel owner Wind Point Partners might be shopping Citadel. Senior reporter Frank Esposito also discusses PTT Chemicals' $150 million acquisition of a 50 percent stake in bioplastics maker NatureWorks. The video wraps up with news that Italian PET leader M&G Group and American investment firm TPG Capital have formed Beta Renewables, a joint venture focused on bioplastics technology.

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