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A view into the future
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Detroit — Driving instructors may need to retire safety tips requiring drivers to check their sideview mirrors if three concept cars are an example of what is to come. The "vehicles of...
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01-19-2018
Recycler Parc shuts down, blames Chinese import ban
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Romeoville, Ill.-based recycler Parc Corp. USA is shutting down, blaming tough new Chinese import restrictions on plastic recycling scrap. In a Jan. 19 statement, the company said that the Chinese ...
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01-19-2018
Phillips-Medisize expanding in Arkansas
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Injection molder Phillips-Medisize LLC is doubling production capacity for a long-time customer that sells take-home diagnostic kits for cancer detection by establishing a new manufacturing...
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01-19-2018
Reifenhäuser buys extrusion toolmaker EDS
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Reifenhäuser GmbH & Co. KG has acquired EDS GmbH, a German supplier of high-end extrusion tools, in a move which will expand its expertise in the value chain, the company announced 17 Jan....
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01-19-2018
Recycled plastics furniture maker CR expanding
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Recycled plastic outdoor furniture manufacturer C.R. Plastics Products Inc. is spending C$5.25 million (US$4.2 million) to upgrade and expand. The Stratford, Ontario, company is in the midst of a...
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01-19-2018
Materials M&A deals continued to grow in 2017
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The market for mergers and acquisitions involving plastics materials firms remained a strong one in 2017, and a big compounding deal might be on the agenda for 2018. The number of global resin,...
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01-19-2018
2017 hurricanes show fragility of supply chains
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Disasters, both natural and human-made, have a way of showing the fragility of supply chains. The latest examples came courtesy of Hurricane Maria. Last week, we reported on a serious shortage of...
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01-18-2018
In search of SKP at the Detroit auto show
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My first day working at Plastics News took me to the North American International Auto Show in Detroit in January 2000. General Motors was introducing a pair of new vehicles, including the Pontiac ...
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01-18-2018
PolyLinks renamed Enplas Life Tech
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Life sciences molding specialist PolyLinks Inc. has changed its name to Enplas Life Tech Inc. The change was made to reflect its access to a bigger technology tool kit provided by parent company...
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01-18-2018
Plastics News Now: Magna's air dam gives new Ram truck a boost in fuel efficiency, aerodynamics
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Automotive suppliers, including Magna International and Rochling Automotive, discuss new products at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, and three concept cars ditch a...
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01-18-2018
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Historical Resin Pricing

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Annual volumes greater than 20 million pounds.

Current Pricing
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  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    10-Apr-17 125 127 126
    13-Mar-17 119 121 120
  • As of Date Level
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    10-Aug-15 111 113 112
  • As of Date Level
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    17-Sep-12 117 119 118
    20-Aug-12 127 129 128
  • As of Date Level
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    07-Nov-11 131 133 132
    13-Jun-11 141 143 142
  • As of Date Level
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    28-Jun-10 115 117 116
    05-Apr-10 109 111 110
    01-Mar-10 99 101 100
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    10-Aug-09 91 93 92
    02-Feb-09 84 86 85
  • As of Date Level
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    08-Dec-08 99 101 100
    17-Nov-08 114 116 115
    01-Sep-08 118 120 119
  • As of Date Level
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    20-Aug-07 93 95 94
    19-Mar-07 90 92 91
  • As of Date Level
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    04-Sep-06 100 102 101
    27-Feb-06 92 94 93
    30-Jan-06 96 98 97
  • As of Date Level
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    19-Dec-05 100 102 101
    26-Sep-05 104 106 105
    29-Aug-05 100 102 101
    28-Mar-05 96 98 97
  • As of Date Level
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    30-Aug-04 91 93 92
    16-Aug-04 77 79 78
    10-May-04 70 72 71
  • As of Date Level
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    11-Nov-03 67 69 68
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    07-Oct-02 74 76 75
  • As of Date Level
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    14-May-01 70 72 71
  • As of Date Level
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    06-Mar-00 74 76 75
  • As of Date Level
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    25-May-98 59 61 60
    16-Mar-98 65 67 66
    09-Mar-98 61 65 63
  • As of Date Level
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    15-Dec-97 65 67 66
    06-Jan-97 70 72 71
  • As of Date Level
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    25-Nov-96 75 78 76.5
    26-Aug-96 79 82 80.5
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All prices are estimated U.S. market prices, in cents per pound, for prime resin, unfilled, natural color, FOB supplier, unless otherwise indicated.

"Change Date" represents issue dates when Plastics News published a change in our weekly price chart, as well as the week when the file was updated most recently. Our published prices indicate when we became aware of and confirmed with North American buyers and suppliers that prices actually changed in the market.