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2011-07-27 13:26:00

SAO PAULO, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Braskem, the leading resin producer in the Americas, announced the acquisition of the Polypropylene Business from The Dow Chemical Company for US$323 million. This transaction represents an important step in Braskem's growth strategy in the Americas and consolidates its polypropylene leadership in the U.S. The assets involved in the deal include two manufacturing plants in the U.S. and two in Germany, with a total annual polypropylene production...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.