Current Pricing:

Current Resin Pricing

Click here for an explanation of the non-market price corrections for commodity resins that were posted on January 21, 2016.

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.


Symbol Key

- indicates a market-price increase in the past week.

- indicates a market-price decrease in the past week.

- indicates a price increase for that material is pending.

- indicates a correction in the published price.

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 9, 2016

Click on a resin below to view grades and pricing

HDPEclick to expand

Resin/Grade Volume category
I II
Blow Molding Copolymer(HIC) 70—72 74—76
Blow Molding Homopolymer (Dairy) 70—71 72—75
Drums 72—74 75—78
Injection GP 66—67 69—71
Extrusion Film HMW 75—77 79—82
Extrusion Film MMW 75—76 80—82
Extrusion Pipe HMW 80—82 85—88
Extrusion Pipe MMW 83—86 87—89
Extrusion Sheet 68—70 72—74
Rotomolding Powder -- 81—84

LDPEclick to expand

Resin/Grade Volume category
I II
Injection GP -- 83—85
Injection Lid Resin 81—83 85—87
Extrusion Coating paper 81—83 --
Extrusion Film liner 76—78 79—84
Extrusion Clarity film 74—76 77—80

LLDPEclick to expand

Resin/Grade Volume category
I II
Butene-1 comonomer Injection GP -- 64—68
Butene-1 comonomer Extrusion liner film 63—66 67—69
HAO comonomer Injection GP -- 70—72
HAO comonomer Lid resin 75—78 81—84
HAO comonomer Extrusion liner film 69—71 73—76
HAO comonomer Rotomolding powder -- 89—94

PSclick to expand

Resin/Grade Volume category
I II
Crystal Injection GP 97—99 101—105
Crystal High Heat 101—105 107—108
High Impact Extrusion 104—106 109—111
High Impact Injection 103—105 109—110
High Heat injection 107—112 113—115
Flame retardant 137—141 143—147
EPS cups 103—106 --
EPS unmodified 97—100 96—105

PVCclick to expand

Resin/Grade Volume category
I II
Suspension Resin Injection GP 73—76 76—78
Suspension Resin Pipe grade 71—73 74—77

PPclick to expand

Resin/Grade Volume category
I II
Homopolymer Injection GP 67—69 70—73
Extrusion Fiber 66—68 69—71
Extrusion Film 67—70 70—73
Extrusion Profiles 70—73 75—82
Extrusion Sheet 69—72 73—75
Random Copolymer Injection 70—72 73—75
Random Copolymer Film 72—73 74—76
Random Copolymer Blow molding 72—73 75—78
Impact Copolymer High Impact 81—85 86—89
Impact Copolymer TPO 101—109 108—112

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 83—85 86—88
CPET 87—89 --