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Wine and molding
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Jessica Bell has created a plastic wine glass that even a merlot-drinking wine snob can love. And she's working with Wisconsin-based custom injection molder Sussex IM Inc. for volume production of ...
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02-16-2018
Diversified doubles isolated manufacturing space
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Anaheim, Calif. — Diversified Plastics Inc. has doubled the size of its environmentally controlled room and added an injection molding press as well as automation capabilities to give...
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02-16-2018
Gingo: LyondellBasell presented 'a good offer' for A. Schulman
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Updated Feb. 16: Joseph Gingo grew up knowing all about A. Schulman Inc. His father worked at the company's first plant. He remembers meeting founder Alex Schulman at company picnics when he was a ...
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02-16-2018
Richardson Molding investing $5.25 million in Mississippi
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Custom injection molder Richardson Molding Inc. is investing $5.25 million in an expansion at its manufacturing facility in Philadelphia, Miss. The project includes facility modification and...
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02-16-2018
Quebec recycler wins grant to capture more EPS
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A new grant from the Foam Recycling Coalition will help a Quebec company capture more expanded polystyrene packaging for recycling. The $49,250 grant helps Gaudreau Environnement of Victoriaville, ...
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02-16-2018
Uponor invests $10 million in smart water venture
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Vantaa, Finland — Uponor Oyj will put another $10 million toward its joint venture with Belkin International, bringing its total investment in their company called Phyn LLC to $25 million....
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02-16-2018
Kraton looks to grow in India
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Gandhinagar, India — Specialty polymer and biobased chemical producer Kraton Corp. is considering expansion of its footprint in India. An executive with the Houston-based company's Kraton...
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02-16-2018
Maca moving operations from Ohio to Kentucky
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Injection molder Maca Plastics Inc. is moving all operations from its 25,000-square-foot facility in Winchester, Ohio, to a 122,600-square-foot facility in Maysville, Ky. The company, which molds...
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02-15-2018
Zeus investing $91.9 million to expand in South Carolina
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Anaheim, Calif. —​ Zeus Industrial Products plans to invest $91.9 million and hire 370 more employees at two of its facilities in South Carolina. The Orangeburg, S.C.-based components...
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02-15-2018
Spectrum buys medical specialist Apex Resource Technologies
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Spectrum Plastics Group has upped its profile in complex medical items by acquiring Apex Resource Technologies Inc. Apex specializes in tooling and injection molding of difficult parts such as...
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02-15-2018
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Annual volumes greater than 20 million pounds.

Current Pricing
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    12-Feb-18 60 62 61
    05-Feb-18 80 82 81
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    30-Oct-17 83 85 84
    02-Oct-17 80 82 81
    11-Sep-17 76 78 77
    05-Jun-17 73 75 74
    10-Apr-17 76 78 77
    06-Mar-17 73 75 74
    09-Jan-17 68 70 69
  • As of Date Level
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    05-Dec-16 70 72 71
    03-Oct-16 73 75 74
    02-May-16 68 70 69
    28-Mar-16 64 66 65
    29-Feb-16 59 61 60
    01-Feb-16 61 63 62
    25-Jan-16 64 66 65
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    28-Sep-15 89 91 90
    31-Aug-15 93 95 94
    01-Jun-15 98 100 99
    02-Mar-15 93 95 94
    02-Feb-15 98 100 99
    12-Jan-15 102 104 103
  • As of Date Level
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    01-Dec-14 106 108 107
    29-Sep-14 109 111 110
    03-Mar-14 106 108 107
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    30-Sep-13 102 104 103
    08-Jul-13 97 99 98
    18-Mar-13 95 97 96
    28-Jan-13 91 93 92
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    17-Dec-12 86 88 87
    03-Sep-12 88 90 89
    02-Jul-12 83 85 84
    28-May-12 90 92 91
    02-Apr-12 97 99 98
    05-Mar-12 94 96 95
    16-Jan-12 91 93 92
  • As of Date Level
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    31-Oct-11 86 88 87
    01-Aug-11 91 93 92
    04-Jul-11 94 96 95
    02-May-11 97 99 98
    04-Apr-11 91 93 92
    07-Mar-11 89 91 90
  • As of Date Level
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    06-Dec-10 86 88 87
    27-Sep-10 82 84 83
    26-Jul-10 77 79 78
    28-Jun-10 79 81 80
    07-Jun-10 85 87 86
    22-Mar-10 91 93 92
    22-Feb-10 85 87 86
    01-Feb-10 77 79 78
  • As of Date Level
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    05-Oct-09 73 75 74
    06-Jul-09 69 71 70
    25-May-09 66 68 67
    23-Feb-09 63 65 64
    12-Jan-09 56 58 57
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    24-Nov-08 71 73 72
    03-Nov-08 86 88 87
    06-Oct-08 97 99 98
    28-Jul-08 104 106 105
    23-Jun-08 97 99 98
    26-May-08 92 94 93
    28-Apr-08 89 91 90
    10-Mar-08 86 88 87
    04-Feb-08 89 91 90
  • As of Date Level
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    19-Nov-07 86 88 87
    22-Oct-07 81 83 82
    30-Jul-07 77 79 78
    21-May-07 72 74 73
    09-Apr-07 68 70 69
    19-Feb-07 65 67 66
    22-Jan-07 62 64 63
  • As of Date Level
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    18-Dec-06 65 67 66
    13-Nov-06 71 73 72
    16-Oct-06 75 77 76
    21-Aug-06 80 82 81
    03-Jul-06 75 77 76
    22-May-06 72 74 73
    15-May-06 69 71 70
    10-Apr-06 73 75 74
    27-Feb-06 77 79 78
    06-Feb-06 81 83 82
    16-Jan-06 85 87 86
  • As of Date Level
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    07-Nov-05 89 91 90
    10-Oct-05 81 83 82
    19-Sep-05 76 78 77
    12-Sep-05 69 71 70
    08-Aug-05 63 65 64
    11-Jul-05 57 59 58
    06-Jun-05 61 63 62
    02-May-05 65 67 66
  • As of Date Level
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    29-Nov-04 67 69 68
    15-Nov-04 66 68 67
    27-Sep-04 61 63 62
    16-Aug-04 56 58 57
    17-May-04 52 54 53
    26-Jan-04 50 52 51
  • As of Date Level
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    29-Sep-03 47 49 48
    04-Aug-03 42 44 43
    16-Jun-03 44 46 45
    07-Apr-03 46 48 47
    10-Mar-03 52 54 53
    20-Jan-03 40 42 41
  • As of Date Level
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    23-Dec-02 35 37 36
    04-Nov-02 37 39 38
    12-Aug-02 38 40 39
    17-Jun-02 36 38 37
    15-Apr-02 33 35 34
    11-Mar-02 31 33 32
    14-Jan-02 28 30 29
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    17-Dec-01 31 33 32
    12-Nov-01 33 35 34
    13-Aug-01 35 37 36
    02-Jul-01 38 40 39
    11-Jun-01 41 43 42
    19-Mar-01 44 46 45
    12-Feb-01 41 43 42
    29-Jan-01 36 38 37
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    18-Dec-00 37 39 38
    20-Nov-00 39 41 40
    16-Oct-00 40 42 41
    04-Sep-00 41 43 42
    17-Apr-00 42 44 43
    20-Mar-00 39 41 40
    14-Feb-00 36 38 37
    10-Jan-00 37 39 38
  • As of Date Level
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    01-Nov-99 39 41 40
    13-Sep-99 37 39 38
    07-Jun-99 34 36 35
    12-Apr-99 31 33 32
    01-Mar-99 30 32 31
    01-Feb-99 29 31 30
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    21-Dec-98 30 32 31
    30-Nov-98 31 33 32
    19-Oct-98 32 34 33
    21-Sep-98 33 35 34
    17-Aug-98 34 36 35
    13-Jul-98 35 37 36
    08-Jun-98 36 38 37
    11-May-98 37 39 38
    13-Apr-98 38 40 39
    16-Mar-98 39 41 40
    09-Feb-98 40 42 41
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    27-Oct-97 41 43 42
    08-Sep-97 43 45 44
    11-Aug-97 45 47 46
    14-Apr-97 47 49 48
    17-Feb-97 44 46 45
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    12-Aug-96 46 48 47
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"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.