ORLANDO, FLA. (April 9, 1:40 p.m. ET) — This week’s Material Insights video, from NPE2012 in Orlando, leads off with news of that compounder Plastics Color Corp. is looking beyond commodities. Also this week, we report that Braskem is considering a second Brazilian plant to produce Green PE. This week we also report that Asahi Kasei Plastics is taking its Thermylene-brand materials to Europe through a licensing agreement with Polyplast.
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