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Focus on PET

9:26 AM MDT | August 9, 2010 | Darrel Collier

Middle East on Course to Be a Major Exporter Polyethylene terephthalate (PET), after nearly 40 years of development and steady growth, is firmly established as consumers’ container packaging of choice. PET’s performance advantages of lightness, strength, barrier properties, clarity, and recyclability have led to its replacement of glass and polyvinyl chloride (PVC) in blow-molding applications; cellulose acetate, PVC, and polystyrene in thermoforming sheet businesses; and acrylic and polycarbonate in heavy-duty sheets. This product flexibility has led...

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