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May 2011
Popular Plastics & Packaging;May2011, Vol. 56 Issue 5, p54
Trade Publication
This section offers news briefs related to the international plastics industry as of May 2011. The management of the magazine "Modern Plastics Worldwide and Injection Molding" has decided to end the sales of its print editions. Half of the polyolefin and olefin chain resources in Japan were damaged by tsunami and earthquakes. The productivity of plastics companies in the Middle East have recovered due to increased consumer spending and investments.


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