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Experts: M&A market near record metrics
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The pace of plastics mergers and acquisitions continues to percolate like a gallon of high-strength Starbucks coffee laced with Red Bull. The market recorded 355 deals in 2017, according to...
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01-16-2018
Brown Group buys tooling firm Freeman
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Brown Machinery Group, the Beaverton, Mich.-based manufacturer of thermoforming and downstream automation equipment, has purchased thermoform tooling maker Freeman Co. in Fremont, Ohio. Freeman...
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01-16-2018
Head of tank maker Dimamex killed in attempted robbery in Mexico
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Mexico City — Spanish industrial group Dimasa Grupo said Tuesday the body of the managing director of its manufacturing operation in Mexico will be flown back to Spain for burial after he...
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01-16-2018
Your Big Mac will have greener packaging by 2025
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McDonald's Corp., fresh off news that the company is discontinuing use of expanded polystyrene packaging in 2018, is now vowing to only create guest packaging that comes from renewable, recycled...
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01-16-2018
Personalizing your next car with plastics
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Detroit — BMW AG's Mini compact car brand is getting a little extra style, thanks to plastics. The German automaker showed new versions of its Mini hardtop and convertible at the 2018 North...
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01-16-2018
Indorama, Huvis to build speciality fiber plant in US
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Thai chemical company Indorama Ventures Public Co Ltd (IVL) and South Korea’s Huvis Corp (HC) have announced plans to form a 50/50 joint venture to develop, construct and operate a low...
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01-16-2018
Synvina extends PEF pilot phase
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Amsterdam-based Synvina CV plans to extend the pilot phase of its furandicarboxylic acid (FDCA) production by 24 to 36 months in order to optimize future commercial-scale production, according to...
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01-15-2018
Feds investigating former Citadel business in relation to A. Schulman lawsuit
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Federal officials are undertaking a criminal investigation related to A. Schulman Inc.’s lawsuit against Citadel Plastics. In a Jan. 9 earnings call, Schulman President and CEO Joseph Gingo...
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01-15-2018
Material Insights: Solvay, deBotech are key partners on US Olympic bobsled team
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Resin supplier Solvay and composite part maker deBotech Inc. have partnered with USA Bobsled and Skeleton, and there was a lot of pricing news at the end of December. ...
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01-15-2018
European Union mulls introducing new tax on plastics
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European Union Budget and Human Resources Commissioner Guenther Oettinger has announced plans to impose a tax on plastics as a source of income and an initiative to reduce plastics packaging....
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Historical Resin Pricing

Commodity Thermoplastics

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Extrusion Film

Annual volumes of about 2 million to 5 million pounds.

Current Pricing
As of Date Level
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  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    15-Jan-18 79 82 80.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    04-Dec-17 78 81 79.5
    30-Oct-17 77 80 78.5
    02-Oct-17 76 79 77.5
    11-Sep-17 69 72 70.5
    14-Aug-17 68.5 71.5 70
    05-Jun-17 68 71 69.5
    01-May-17 76 79 77.5
    27-Mar-17 81.5 84.5 83
    06-Mar-17 77.5 80.5 79
    06-Feb-17 71 74 72.5
    09-Jan-17 61 64 62.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    05-Dec-16 65 68 66.5
    07-Nov-16 71 74 72.5
    03-Oct-16 72.5 75.5 74
    05-Sep-16 66.5 69.5 68
    01-Aug-16 63 66 64.5
    11-Jul-16 64 67 65.5
    30-May-16 68 71 69.5
    02-May-16 70 73 71.5
    28-Mar-16 73 76 74.5
    01-Feb-16 72 75 73.5
    25-Jan-16 69 72 70.5
    04-Jan-16 94 97 95.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    30-Nov-15 92 95 93.5
    19-Oct-15 90 93 91.5
    28-Sep-15 87 90 88.5
    07-Sep-15 88 91 89.5
    10-Aug-15 90 93 91.5
    06-Jul-15 91 94 92.5
    01-Jun-15 90 93 91.5
    04-May-15 91 94 92.5
    06-Apr-15 95 98 96.5
    02-Mar-15 96 99 97.5
    02-Feb-15 95 98 96.5
    19-Jan-15 105 108 106.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    01-Dec-14 115 118 116.5
    03-Nov-14 120 123 121.5
    01-Sep-14 116 119 117.5
    23-Jun-14 111 114 112.5
    02-Jun-14 114 117 115.5
    05-May-14 115 118 116.5
    07-Apr-14 116 119 117.5
    03-Mar-14 117 120 118.5
    03-Feb-14 118 121 119.5
    13-Jan-14 115 116 115.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    02-Dec-13 111 112 111.5
    04-Nov-13 112 113 112.5
    09-Sep-13 114 115 114.5
    08-Jul-13 109 110 109.5
    03-Jun-13 106 107 106.5
    06-May-13 107 108 107.5
    01-Apr-13 117 118 117.5
    04-Mar-13 123 124 123.5
    21-Jan-13 117 118 117.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    17-Dec-12 102 103 102.5
    03-Dec-12 101 102 101.5
    12-Nov-12 97 98 97.5
    22-Oct-12 95 96 95.5
    15-Oct-12 95 96 95.5
    03-Sep-12 94 95 94.5
    02-Jul-12 96 97 96.5
    28-May-12 111 112 111.5
    02-Apr-12 121 122 121.5
    20-Feb-12 116 117 116.5
    30-Jan-12 99 100 99.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    05-Dec-11 101 102 101.5
    31-Oct-11 107 108 107.5
    01-Aug-11 121 122 121.5
    27-Jun-11 125 126 125.5
    23-May-11 140 141 140.5
    02-May-11 130 131 130.5
    04-Apr-11 115 116 115.5
    24-Jan-11 120 121 120.5
    17-Jan-11 103 104 103.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Dec-10 100 101 100.5
    27-Sep-10 102 103 102.5
    23-Aug-10 99 100 99.5
    05-Jul-10 97 98 97.5
    31-May-10 105 106 105.5
    26-Apr-10 117 118 117.5
    22-Mar-10 110 111 110.5
    22-Feb-10 105 106 105.5
    01-Feb-10 98 99 98.5
    11-Jan-10 95 96 95.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    23-Nov-09 91 92 91.5
    02-Nov-09 88 89 88.5
    28-Sep-09 98 99 98.5
    17-Aug-09 86 87 86.5
    03-Aug-09 82 83 82.5
    06-Jul-09 81 82 81.5
    18-May-09 72 73 72.5
    23-Feb-09 69 70 69.5
    09-Feb-09 63 64 63.5
    12-Jan-09 60 61 60.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    24-Nov-08 70 71 70.5
    03-Nov-08 100 101 100.5
    06-Oct-08 111 112 111.5
    28-Jul-08 125 126 125.5
    07-Jul-08 114 115 114.5
    26-May-08 107 108 107.5
    28-Apr-08 103 104 103.5
    10-Mar-08 97 98 97.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    19-Nov-07 98 99 98.5
    22-Oct-07 92 93 92.5
    30-Jul-07 89 90 89.5
    21-May-07 88 89 88.5
    07-May-07 84 85 84.5
    19-Feb-07 80 81 80.5
    22-Jan-07 75 76 75.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    18-Dec-06 76 77 76.5
    13-Nov-06 83 84 83.5
    21-Aug-06 87 88 87.5
    03-Jul-06 85 86 85.5
    22-May-06 81 82 81.5
    15-May-06 78 79 78.5
    27-Feb-06 79 80 79.5
    06-Feb-06 75 76 75.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    19-Dec-05 79 80 79.5
    17-Oct-05 84 85 84.5
    19-Sep-05 74 75 74.5
    08-Aug-05 69 70 69.5
    11-Jul-05 65 66 65.5
    06-Jun-05 71 72 71.5
    02-May-05 75 76 75.5
    21-Feb-05 77 78 77.5
    31-Jan-05 75 76 75.5
    10-Jan-05 72 73 72.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    29-Nov-04 68 69 68.5
    08-Nov-04 65 66 65.5
    27-Sep-04 62 63 62.5
    23-Aug-04 59 60 59.5
    02-Aug-04 57 58 57.5
    17-May-04 55 56 55.5
    19-Apr-04 53 54 53.5
    23-Feb-04 50 51 50.5
    26-Jan-04 47 48 47.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    29-Sep-03 45 46 45.5
    04-Aug-03 43 44 43.5
    16-Jun-03 45 46 45.5
    12-May-03 47 48 47.5
    07-Apr-03 45 46 45.5
    10-Mar-03 42 43 42.5
    24-Feb-03 39 40 39.5
    10-Feb-03 36 37 36.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    23-Dec-02 37 38 37.5
    12-Aug-02 39 40 39.5
    17-Jun-02 38 39 38.5
    29-Apr-02 35 36 35.5
    18-Mar-02 32 33 32.5
    14-Jan-02 30 31 30.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    17-Dec-01 32 33 32.5
    12-Nov-01 34 35 34.5
    24-Sep-01 32 33 32.5
    20-Aug-01 33 34 33.5
    11-Jun-01 35 36 35.5
    16-Apr-01 38 39 38.5
    19-Feb-01 39 40 39.5
    15-Jan-01 39.5 40.5 40
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    18-Dec-00 40 41 40.5
    04-Dec-00 42 43 42.5
    02-Oct-00 43 44 43.5
    19-Jun-00 46 47 46.5
    01-May-00 44 45 44.5
    20-Mar-00 41 42 41.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    15-Nov-99 39 40 39.5
    11-Oct-99 37 38 37.5
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    Low High Avg
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    Low High Avg

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.