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Clariant, Sabic to merge part of materials portfolio
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Swiss materials supplier Clariant AG and Saudi chemical company Sabic are to merge parts of their businesses in a bid to create a leading supplier of high-performance materials. The move follows...
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09-18-2018
Univar snags Nexeo for $2B, may sell plastics unit
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In a blockbuster materials distribution deal, Univar Inc. is acquiring Nexeo Solutions Inc. for $2 billion. But before the ink was dry on the Sept. 17 deal, Univar officials said they're reviewing ...
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09-17-2018
Serell named president of Asaclean maker Sun Plastech
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Sun Plastech Inc., the maker of Asaclean-brand purging compounds, has named Joseph Serell as its new president. The move was effective Sept. 1, officials with Parsippany, N.J.-based SPI said in a...
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09-18-2018
Firms plan for post-Florence reopening
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Plastics companies in North Carolina and the Southeastern U.S. are surveying damage from Hurricane Florence, with at least one business resuming operations Sept. 17 after closing ahead of the...
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09-17-2018
How to get ahead in film and sheet? This year it's M&A
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This week Plastics News publishes its annual ranking of North American film and sheet manufacturers. We have our top 100 companies in print and the rest of the list is online. Let's take a look at ...
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09-17-2018
Distinctive taps into technology to win business in medical devices
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Vista, Calif. — Distinctive Plastics Inc. decided it needed to get into molding for medical device components in 2010. A year later, when it obtained its ISO 13485 certification, medical...
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09-17-2018
Material Insights: Most PE grades see supply-driven decrease 09-17-2018
Smart lighting brightens Varroc's prospects
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The trend toward "smart" vehicle lighting will propel Varroc sales to more than double over the next four years, according to its CEO. The opportunity is not merely for new lights, says Stephane...
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09-17-2018
South Korean investors buy Momentive
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Waterford, N.Y. — A group of South Korean companies have reached an agreement to acquire MPM Holdings Inc., the parent company of global silicones supplier Momentive, for about $3.1 billion....
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09-17-2018
Plastics face 'complex' issues in Mexico Anipac leader says
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High electricity prices are restricting the competitiveness of Mexico's plastics industry and complicating an already difficult business environment, the sector's new leader says. In his first...
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09-17-2018
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Historical Resin Pricing

Commodity Thermoplastics

HDPE

Extrusion Film MMW

Annual volumes greater than 20 million pounds.

Current Pricing
As of Date Level
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  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    05-Mar-18 71 72 71.5
    12-Feb-18 67 68 67.5
    05-Feb-18 87 88 87.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    30-Oct-17 90 91 90.5
    02-Oct-17 87 88 87.5
    11-Sep-17 83 84 83.5
    05-Jun-17 80 81 80.5
    10-Apr-17 83 84 83.5
    06-Mar-17 80 81 80.5
    09-Jan-17 75 76 75.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    05-Dec-16 77 78 77.5
    03-Oct-16 80 81 80.5
    02-May-16 75 76 75.5
    28-Mar-16 71 72 71.5
    29-Feb-16 66 67 66.5
    01-Feb-16 68 69 68.5
    25-Jan-16 71 72 71.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    28-Sep-15 96 97 96.5
    31-Aug-15 100 101 100.5
    01-Jun-15 105 106 105.5
    02-Mar-15 100 101 100.5
    02-Feb-15 105 106 105.5
    12-Jan-15 109 110 109.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    01-Dec-14 113 114 113.5
    29-Sep-14 116 117 116.5
    03-Mar-14 113 114 113.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    30-Sep-13 109 110 109.5
    08-Jul-13 104 105 104.5
    22-Apr-13 102 103 102.5
    28-Jan-13 98 99 98.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    17-Dec-12 93 94 93.5
    03-Sep-12 95 96 95.5
    02-Jul-12 90 91 90.5
    28-May-12 97 98 97.5
    02-Apr-12 104 105 104.5
    05-Mar-12 101 102 101.5
    16-Jan-12 98 99 98.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    31-Oct-11 93 94 93.5
    01-Aug-11 98 99 98.5
    04-Jul-11 101 102 101.5
    02-May-11 104 105 104.5
    04-Apr-11 98 99 98.5
    07-Mar-11 96 97 96.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Dec-10 93 94 93.5
    27-Sep-10 89 90 89.5
    26-Jul-10 84 85 84.5
    28-Jun-10 86 87 86.5
    07-Jun-10 92 93 92.5
    22-Mar-10 98 99 98.5
    22-Feb-10 92 93 92.5
    01-Feb-10 84 85 84.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    05-Oct-09 80 81 80.5
    06-Jul-09 76 77 76.5
    25-May-09 73 74 73.5
    23-Feb-09 70 71 70.5
    12-Jan-09 63 64 63.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    24-Nov-08 78 79 78.5
    03-Nov-08 93 94 93.5
    06-Oct-08 104 105 104.5
    28-Jul-08 111 112 111.5
    23-Jun-08 104 105 104.5
    26-May-08 99 100 99.5
    28-Apr-08 96 97 96.5
    10-Mar-08 93 94 93.5
    04-Feb-08 96 97 96.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    19-Nov-07 93 94 93.5
    22-Oct-07 88 89 88.5
    30-Jul-07 84 85 84.5
    21-May-07 79 80 79.5
    09-Apr-07 75 76 75.5
    19-Feb-07 72 73 72.5
    22-Jan-07 69 70 69.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    18-Dec-06 72 73 72.5
    13-Nov-06 78 79 78.5
    16-Oct-06 82 83 82.5
    21-Aug-06 87 88 87.5
    03-Jul-06 82 83 82.5
    22-May-06 79 80 79.5
    15-May-06 76 77 76.5
    10-Apr-06 80 81 80.5
    27-Feb-06 84 85 84.5
    06-Feb-06 88 89 88.5
    16-Jan-06 92 93 92.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    07-Nov-05 96 97 96.5
    10-Oct-05 88 89 88.5
    19-Sep-05 83 84 83.5
    12-Sep-05 76 77 76.5
    08-Aug-05 70 71 70.5
    11-Jul-05 64 65 64.5
    06-Jun-05 68 69 68.5
    02-May-05 72 73 72.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    29-Nov-04 74 75 74.5
    15-Nov-04 73 74 73.5
    27-Sep-04 68 69 68.5
    16-Aug-04 63 64 63.5
    17-May-04 59 60 59.5
    26-Jan-04 57 58 57.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    29-Sep-03 54 55 54.5
    04-Aug-03 49 50 49.5
    16-Jun-03 51 52 51.5
    07-Apr-03 53 54 53.5
    10-Mar-03 59 60 59.5
    20-Jan-03 47 48 47.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    23-Dec-02 42 43 42.5
    04-Nov-02 44 45 44.5
    12-Aug-02 45 46 45.5
    17-Jun-02 43 44 43.5
    15-Apr-02 40 41 40.5
    11-Mar-02 38 39 38.5
    14-Jan-02 35 36 35.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    17-Dec-01 38 39 38.5
    12-Nov-01 40 41 40.5
    13-Aug-01 42 43 42.5
    02-Jul-01 45 46 45.5
    11-Jun-01 48 49 48.5
    19-Mar-01 51 52 51.5
    12-Feb-01 48 49 48.5
    29-Jan-01 43 44 43.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    18-Dec-00 44 45 44.5
    20-Nov-00 46 47 46.5
    16-Oct-00 47 48 47.5
    04-Sep-00 48 49 48.5
    07-Aug-00 49 50 49.5
    17-Apr-00 52 53 52.5
    20-Mar-00 49 50 49.5
    14-Feb-00 46 47 46.5
    10-Jan-00 47 48 47.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    01-Nov-99 49 50 49.5
    23-Aug-99 47 48 47.5
    07-Jun-99 44 45 44.5
    19-Apr-99 40 41 40.5
    12-Apr-99 41 42 41.5
    01-Mar-99 38 39 38.5
    01-Feb-99 36 37 36.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    21-Dec-98 37 38 37.5
    30-Nov-98 38 39 38.5
    19-Oct-98 39 40 39.5
    21-Sep-98 40 41 40.5
    17-Aug-98 41 42 41.5
    13-Jul-98 42 43 42.5
    08-Jun-98 43 44 43.5
    11-May-98 44 45 44.5
    13-Apr-98 45 46 45.5
    16-Mar-98 46 47 46.5
    09-Feb-98 47 48 47.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    27-Oct-97 48 49 48.5
    08-Sep-97 50 51 50.5
    11-Aug-97 52 53 52.5
    14-Apr-97 54 55 54.5
    17-Feb-97 51 52 51.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    09-Dec-96 53 54 53.5
    12-Aug-96 55 56 55.5
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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.