Current Pricing:

Current Resin Pricing

Commodity Thermoplastics

Prices are in U.S. cents per pound for prime resin, unfilled, natural color, FOB supplier, unless otherwise indicated.

Resin pricing data presented is compiled by Plastics News' team of experts. In no instance does Plastics News guarantee the accuracy of statistics provided. For current resin pricing quotes, please contact your supplier.

Learn how PN gathers its resin prices. For more information about pricing, contact senior reporter Frank Esposito.


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Volume Category

I - Annual volumes greater than 20 million pounds.

II - Annual volumes of about 2 million to 5 million pounds.

Prices as of May 4, 2015

Click on a resin below to view grades and pricing

HDPEclick to expand

Resin/Grade Volume category
I II
Blow Molding Copolymer(HIC) 95—97 99—101
Blow Molding Homopolymer (Dairy) 95—96 97—100
Drums 97—99 100—103
Injection GP 91—92 94—96
Extrusion Film HMW 100—102 104—107
Extrusion Film MMW 100—101 105—107
Extrusion Pipe HMW 105—107 110—113
Extrusion Pipe MMW 108—111 112—114
Extrusion Sheet 93—95 97—99
Rotomolding Powder -- 106—109

LDPEclick to expand

Resin/Grade Volume category
I II
Injection GP -- 108—110
Injection Lid Resin 106—108 110—112
Extrusion Coating paper 106—108 --
Extrusion Film liner 101—103 104—109
Extrusion Clarity film 99—101 102—105

LLDPEclick to expand

Resin/Grade Volume category
I II
Butene-1 comonomer Injection GP -- 89—93
Butene-1 comonomer Extrusion liner film 88—91 92—94
HAO comonomer Injection GP -- 95—97
HAO comonomer Lid resin 100—103 106—109
HAO comonomer Extrusion liner film 94—96 98—101
HAO comonomer Rotomolding powder -- 114—119

PSclick to expand

Resin/Grade Volume category
I II
Crystal Injection GP 116—118 120—124
Crystal High Heat 120—124 126—127
High Impact Extrusion 123—125 128—130
High Impact Injection 122—124 128—129
High Heat injection 126—131 132—134
Flame retardant 156—160 162—166
EPS cups 153—156 --
EPS unmodified 147—150 146—155

PVCclick to expand

Resin/Grade Volume category
I II
Suspension Resin Injection GP 111—114 114—116
Suspension Resin Pipe grade 109—111 112—115
Dispersion Resin Homopolymer GP 110—114 116—120

PPclick to expand

Resin/Grade Volume category
I II
Homopolymer Injection GP 88—90 91—94
Extrusion Fiber 87—89 90—92
Extrusion Film 88—91 91—94
Extrusion Profiles 91—94 96—103
Extrusion Sheet 90—93 94—96
Random Copolymer Injection 91—93 94—96
Random Copolymer Film 93—94 95—97
Random Copolymer Blow molding 93—94 96—99
Impact Copolymer High Impact 102—106 107—110
Impact Copolymer TPO 122—130 129—133

ABSclick to expand

Resin/Grade Volume category
I II
Injection Medium Impact 115—118 119—120
Injection High Impact 120—121 123—127
Injection Pipe fittings 105—106 109—113
Injection High heat 141—145 150—155
Injection Flame retardant 146—150 155—170
Extrusion Pipe GP 117—119 122—127
Extrusion Sheet GP 134—135 137—139
Blends PC/ABS -- 153—158
Blends Nylon/ABS -- 158—168

Acrylicclick to expand

Resin/Grade Volume category
I II
GP -- 125—130

PETclick to expand

Resin/Grade Volume category
I II
APET 89—91 92—94
Bottle resin 82—84 85—87
CPET 87—89 --