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plastic film

[′plas·tik ′film]
(materials)
Film with thickness from 0.0015 to 0.006 inch (0.0038 to 0.015 centimeter); made from polyvinyl chloride, polyethylene, polypropylene, polystyrene, Mylar, and other resins; used for wrapping, sealing, garment waterproofing, and coating wood, paper, or fabric.
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Packaging will remain the major market for plastic film, stimulated by healthy consumer spending patterns and technological innovation.
In fact, by this transfer, AKPI will not only focus its activities to its plastic film division, but will directly get fresh fund from the transfer to expand the production of its plastic film division.
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