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 Aug 31, 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 120—122 124—128
Crystal High Heat 124—128 130—131
High Impact Extrusion 127—129 132—134
High Impact Injection 126—128 132—133
High Heat injection 130—135 136—138
Flame retardant 160—164 166—170
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 87—89 90—93
Extrusion Fiber 86—88 89—91
Extrusion Film 87—90 90—93
Extrusion Profiles 90—93 95—102
Extrusion Sheet 89—92 93—95
Random Copolymer Injection 90—92 93—95
Random Copolymer Film 92—93 94—96
Random Copolymer Blow molding 92—93 95—98
Impact Copolymer High Impact 101—105 106—109
Impact Copolymer TPO 121—129 128—132

ABSclick to expand

Resin/Grade Volume category
I II
Injection Medium Impact 109—112 113—114
Injection High Impact 114—115 117—121
Injection Pipe fittings 99—100 103—107
Injection High heat 135—139 144—149
Injection Flame retardant 140—144 149—164
Extrusion Pipe GP 111—113 116—121
Extrusion Sheet GP 128—129 131—133
Blends PC/ABS -- 147—152
Blends Nylon/ABS -- 152—162

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 92—94 95—97
CPET 87—89 --