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Polystyrene and PET prices rise in August

By: Frank Esposito

AKRON, OHIO (Sept. 13, 3:55 p.m. ET) — North American prices for solid polystyrene and PET bottle resin each headed up in August. Solid PS prices surged an average of 5 cents per pound, while PET jumped an average of 4 cents per pound, according to buyers and market watchers contacted recently by Plastics News.

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