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US film demand growing 1.8 percent annually

CLEVELAND (Jan. 8, 10:25 a.m. ET) — Demand for plastic film in the United States will grow 1.8 percent annually to reach 15.9 billion pounds in 2016, according to a new market study. Demand for polypropylene and linear low density polyethylene film will both exceed 2 percen annually, driven by food packaging and other applications.

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