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Kuraray Acquires U.S. Manufacturer of Polyvinyl Alcohol Film

12:45 AM MDT | May 22, 2012 | Deepti Ramesh

Kuraray says it has agreed to acquire MonoSol (Merrillville, IN), a manufacturer of polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH) film, and has reached an agreement with MonoSol Holdco, the parent company of MonoSol, for the acquisition. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. MonoSol is a leading manufacturer of PVOH films for various industrial applications such as packaging films for unit dose detergent products as well as agchems and dyes, and mold-release films for synthetic marble, Kuraray says. MonoSol, which was established in 1953, has production facilities at...

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