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Plastics News Now: Playmobil celebrates birthday with epic battle

Also this week, we visit Sepro as they open a larger robot facility and SPE launches a social media website.

Published: May 8, 2014 9:33 am ET
Updated: May 8, 2014 10:13 am ET

Sepro America opens a new robot facility outside of Pittsburgh, the Society of Plastics Engineers launches a social media website and plastic toy maker Playmobil celebrates 40 years of production, all this week on Plastics News Now.

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