MINNEAPOLIS (Nov. 27, 10:05 a.m. ET) — A bigger plastics business could come in small packages for Microtrace LLC. The Minneapolis firm recently commercialized molecular taggants that can be used in plastic masterbatch concentrates to help materials firms and brand owners know what they’re getting when they buy plastic raw materials or finished plastic parts.
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