Five years ago this week in Plastics News:
Processors in southern Florida were recovering from Hurricane Andrew, one of the costliest storms to hit the United States.
Analysts speculated that Montedison SpA and Royal Dutch/Shell Group would merge their polypropylene operations. They merged most operations in 1995 to form Montell Polyolefins. Shell avoided antitrust problems by selling its U.S. PP business to Union Carbide Corp.