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PMA RELEASES ECONOMIC STUDY URGING PIPELINE INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT TO ATTRACT POLYPROPYLENE MANUFACTURING

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

PMA RELEASES ECONOMIC STUDY URGING PIPELINE INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT TO ATTRACT POLYPROPYLENE MANUFACTURING

Harrisburg, PA – (January 15, 2019) The Pennsylvania Manufacturers’ Association (PMA) released an economic study to quantify the impact of a large polypropylene manufacturing facility expansion in Southeast Pennsylvania.

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