AKRON, OHIO (May 3, 2:20 p.m. ET) — The North American PVC market is off to a robust start in 2012, with strong demand and higher feedstock costs pushing resin prices up a total of 4 cents per pound since Feb. 1. Price increases for copolymer acetal and polybutylene terephthalate resins also are being reported on this week’s Plastics News resin pricing chart.
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