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Shaw Forms Global Polystyrene Licensing Alliance with Total

12:23 AM MDT | March 20, 2012 | Deepti Ramesh

The Shaw Group says it has formed an exclusive alliance with Total Petrochemicals to jointly market and license Total Petrochemicals’ polystyrene (PS) technology on a worldwide basis. The alliance is based on a licensing cooperation agreement recently signed by the two companies. PS is principally used in packaging, domestic appliances and electronics. Total Petrochemicals’ PS technology produces both general purpose PS, a rigid and transparent material used in applications such as insulation and packaging, and high impact PS, a tough colored plastic...

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