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ExxonMobil Chemical Announces National Distributor for United States and Canada for the Films Business Unit

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (November 10, 2008) – The Films business of ExxonMobil Chemical has announced today the launch of national distributors for its affiliates’ oriented polypropylene (OPP) film products in the United States and Canada: Multi-Plastics, Inc., Lewis Center, OH, and Multi-Plastics Canada, Co. These additional sales channels for ExxonMobil Chemical OPP film products combine the strengths of both companies: ExxonMobil Chemical’s OPP film innovative technology and quality, and Multi-Plastics’ wide national coverage and supply chain expertise, to deliver advantaged customer value to the packaging marketplace.

“This allows our small and medium size customers to purchase the same ExxonMobil Chemical OPP film products from Multi-Plastics, whose business model is focused on quick order turn-around and service,” says Laurie Cardillo, Sales Manager for the Americas.

Multi-Plastics, with its American Institute of Baking (AIB) certified facilities in Ohio, New Jersey, Georgia, Illinois, California and Ontario, Canada, is strategically located to provide its customers with the service they require to effectively manage their inventory, and support their immediate and future growth. Most customers will be within two days shipping distance from two of Multi-Plastics’ facilities. This local inventory provides a high degree of supply reliability for its customers, supported by Multi-Plastics’ national sales force network and centralized Customer Service department in Lewis Center, OH.

For more information please contact the Films Business of ExxonMobil Chemical or Multi-Plastics, Inc., or visit our Web sites:

About ExxonMobil Chemical
ExxonMobil Chemical is one of the world’s premier petrochemical companies with manufacturing, technology, and marketing operations around the world. The company delivers a broad portfolio of products and solutions efficiently and responsibly, with a commitment to create outstanding customer and shareholder value. ExxonMobil Chemical endorses the principles of sustainable development, including the need to balance economic growth, social development and environmental considerations.

About the Films Business of ExxonMobil Chemical
The Films Business of ExxonMobil Chemical is a global leader in the development and manufacture of specialty oriented polypropylene (OPP) films, including multilayer white opaque films, metallized films and acrylic- and PVdC-coated films, for flexible packaging and labeling applications. The Films Business has affiliated production plants in Europe (Virton, Belgium; Kerkrade, the Netherlands; and Brindisi, Italy), and North America (LaGrange, Georgia; Shawnee, Oklahoma; and Belleville, Canada). The company and its affiliates have sales offices to support customer needs in countries around the world, including North America, Europe and Asia. Additional information regarding the Films Business can be found at

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