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Cargill Breaks Ground for Soy-Plastics Plant in Chicago

Cargill Breaks Ground for Soy-Plastics Plant in Chicago

CHICAGO, Illinois, July 9, 2008 (ENS) – Food and agricultural giant Cargill Tuesday broke ground on a $22 million factory in Chicago to produce plant-based plastics. These polyols can replace petroleum-based chemicals usually used in polyurethane products, such as flexible foam cushioning for furniture, bedding and automotive products. The privately held, $71 billion Minneapolis-based company…