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What has resulted in a high degree of concentration in the sanitary paper products industry?


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2011-02-28 08:24:49
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The twin requirements of converting massive amounts of raw materials and a highly competitive consumer marketplace have led to a high degree of concentration in the U.S. sanitary paper products industry.


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