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The Chinese manufacturer of thermoplastic elastomer will invest $15 million and create 70 jobs in Social Circle, GA.


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The Chinese manufacturer of thermoplastic elastomer will invest $15 million and create 70 jobs in Social Circle, GA.

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Top Polymer Enterprise Locating First U.S. Plant In Georgia

The Chinese manufacturer of thermoplastic elastomer will invest $15 million and create 70 jobs in Social Circle, GA.

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