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Borealis sees a 10 percent rise in annual net profit
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Polyolefins producer Borealis made a record net profit of 1.107 billion euros in 2016, which was a 10 percent increase on the 988 million euro profit it made in 2015. Net sales, however, fell from ...
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02-24-2017
Leadership transitions at Moore Recycling Associates
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A well-known plastics recycling consultancy is being acquired by two long-time employees and being renamed. Co-founders Patty Moore and Doug McDowell of Moore Recycling Associates Inc. are handing ...
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02-24-2017
Wisconsin molder Sussex IM adds big press and more space
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Citing an increase in on-shoring work and a need for multiple services, custom molder Sussex IM Inc. recently installed its largest injection molding machine, a 955-ton KrausMaffei press. “A ...
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02-24-2017
Materials, O&G price decline dent BASF results
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Lower raw materials and oil & gas prices have caused a drop in sales and earnings of speciality chemicals and materials giant BASF SE, the company announced Feb. 24.  The Ludwigshafen,...
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02-24-2017
UN Environment declares war on ocean plastics, lobbies for product bans and taxes
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The environment agency of the United Nations is urging governments to ban or tax plastic bags, restrict microplastic beads in cosmetics and take other actions against single-use packaging. U.N....
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02-24-2017
Sakai wins International Award; SPE names Antec award winners
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Bethel, Conn. — The Society of Plastics Engineers named three people who will win awards at Antec 2017 — including the International Award, to Tadamoto Sakai, an expert on compounding...
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02-24-2017
General Plastics named a Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year
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General Plastics Inc., a Milwaukee-based industrial thermoformer, won a Grand Award in the small company category at the Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year Awards. The winners were announced Feb....
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02-24-2017
Housewares molder Sapona Plastics expands in North Carolina
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North Carolina’s Sapona Plastics LLC is expanding in two locations. The manufacturer of housewares and personal care products is adding five new injection presses to its 52,000-square-foot...
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02-24-2017
Malish Plastics settles into larger operations in Ohio
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Malish Plastics has moved its headquarters and manufacturing operations about 5 miles away to Mentor, Ohio, after outgrowing its base for decades in Willoughby, Ohio. The custom extruder of...
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02-24-2017
New combined safety standard for injection molding machinery
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Washington — The Plastics Industry Association announced Feb. 24 that its Machinery Safety Standards Committee has published the new safety standard, establishing requirements for the...
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02-24-2017
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Annual volumes greater than 20 million pounds.

Current Pricing
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  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Feb-17 68 70 69
    09-Jan-17 58 60 59
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    05-Dec-16 62 64 63
    07-Nov-16 68 70 69
    03-Oct-16 69.5 71.5 70.5
    05-Sep-16 63.5 65.5 64.5
    01-Aug-16 60 62 61
    11-Jul-16 61 63 62
    30-May-16 65 67 66
    02-May-16 67 69 68
    28-Mar-16 70 72 71
    01-Feb-16 69 71 70
    25-Jan-16 66 68 67
    04-Jan-16 91 93 92
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    30-Nov-15 89 91 90
    19-Oct-15 87 89 88
    28-Sep-15 84 86 85
    07-Sep-15 85 87 86
    10-Aug-15 87 89 88
    06-Jul-15 88 90 89
    01-Jun-15 87 89 88
    04-May-15 88 90 89
    06-Apr-15 92 94 93
    02-Mar-15 93 95 94
    02-Feb-15 92 94 93
    19-Jan-15 102 104 103
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    01-Dec-14 112 114 113
    03-Nov-14 117 119 118
    01-Sep-14 113 115 114
    23-Jun-14 108 110 109
    02-Jun-14 111 113 112
    05-May-14 112 114 113
    07-Apr-14 113 115 114
    03-Mar-14 114 116 115
    03-Feb-14 115 117 116
    13-Jan-14 110 112 111
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    02-Dec-13 106 108 107
    04-Nov-13 107 109 108
    09-Sep-13 109 111 110
    08-Jul-13 104 106 105
    03-Jun-13 101 103 102
    06-May-13 102 104 103
    01-Apr-13 112 114 113
    04-Mar-13 118 120 119
    21-Jan-13 112 114 113
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    17-Dec-12 97 99 98
    03-Dec-12 96 98 97
    12-Nov-12 92 94 93
    15-Oct-12 90 92 91
    03-Sep-12 89 91 90
    02-Jul-12 91 93 92
    28-May-12 106 108 107
    02-Apr-12 116 118 117
    20-Feb-12 111 113 112
    30-Jan-12 94 96 95
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    05-Dec-11 96 98 97
    31-Oct-11 102 104 103
    01-Aug-11 116 118 117
    27-Jun-11 120 122 121
    23-May-11 135 137 136
    02-May-11 125 127 126
    04-Apr-11 110 112 111
    24-Jan-11 115 117 116
    17-Jan-11 98 100 99
  • As of Date Level
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    06-Dec-10 95 97 96
    27-Sep-10 97 99 98
    23-Aug-10 94 96 95
    05-Jul-10 92 94 93
    31-May-10 100 102 101
    26-Apr-10 112 114 113
    22-Mar-10 105 107 106
    22-Feb-10 100 102 101
    01-Feb-10 93 95 94
    11-Jan-10 90 92 91
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    23-Nov-09 86 88 87
    02-Nov-09 83 85 84
    28-Sep-09 93 95 94
    17-Aug-09 81 83 82
    03-Aug-09 77 79 78
    06-Jul-09 76 78 77
    18-May-09 67 69 68
    23-Feb-09 64 66 65
    09-Feb-09 58 60 59
    12-Jan-09 55 57 56
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    24-Nov-08 65 67 66
    03-Nov-08 95 97 96
    06-Oct-08 106 108 107
    28-Jul-08 120 122 121
    07-Jul-08 109 111 110
    26-May-08 102 104 103
    28-Apr-08 98 100 99
    10-Mar-08 92 94 93
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    19-Nov-07 93 95 94
    22-Oct-07 87 89 88
    30-Jul-07 84 86 85
    21-May-07 83 85 84
    07-May-07 79 81 80
    19-Feb-07 75 77 76
    22-Jan-07 70 72 71
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    18-Dec-06 71 73 72
    13-Nov-06 78 80 79
    21-Aug-06 82 84 83
    03-Jul-06 80 82 81
    22-May-06 76 78 77
    15-May-06 73 75 74
    27-Feb-06 74 76 75
    06-Feb-06 70 72 71
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    19-Dec-05 74 76 75
    17-Oct-05 79 81 80
    19-Sep-05 69 71 70
    08-Aug-05 64 66 65
    11-Jul-05 60 62 61
    06-Jun-05 66 68 67
    02-May-05 70 72 71
    21-Feb-05 72 74 73
    31-Jan-05 70 72 71
    10-Jan-05 67 69 68
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    29-Nov-04 63 65 64
    08-Nov-04 60 62 61
    27-Sep-04 57 59 58
    23-Aug-04 54 56 55
    02-Aug-04 52 54 53
    17-May-04 50 52 51
    19-Apr-04 48 50 49
    23-Feb-04 45 47 46
    26-Jan-04 42 44 43
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    29-Sep-03 40 42 41
    04-Aug-03 38 40 39
    16-Jun-03 40 42 41
    12-May-03 42 44 43
    07-Apr-03 40 42 41
    10-Mar-03 37 39 38
    24-Feb-03 34 36 35
    10-Feb-03 31 33 32
  • As of Date Level
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    23-Dec-02 32 34 33
    12-Aug-02 34 36 35
    17-Jun-02 33 35 34
    29-Apr-02 30 32 31
    18-Mar-02 27 29 28
    14-Jan-02 25 27 26
  • As of Date Level
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    17-Dec-01 27 29 28
    12-Nov-01 29 31 30
    24-Sep-01 27 29 28
    20-Aug-01 28 30 29
    11-Jun-01 30 32 31
    16-Apr-01 33 35 34
    19-Feb-01 34 36 35
    15-Jan-01 34.5 36.5 35.5
  • As of Date Level
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    18-Dec-00 35 37 36
    04-Dec-00 37 39 38
    02-Oct-00 38 40 39
    19-Jun-00 41 43 42
    01-May-00 39 41 40
    20-Mar-00 36 38 37
  • As of Date Level
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    15-Nov-99 34 36 35
    11-Oct-99 32 34 33
    06-Sep-99 30 32 31
    05-Jul-99 29 31 30
    17-May-99 27.5 29.5 28.5
    22-Feb-99 26 28 27
  • As of Date Level
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    21-Dec-98 27 29 28
    21-Sep-98 28 30 29
    17-Aug-98 29 31 30
    20-Jul-98 30 32 31
    08-Jun-98 31 33 32
    11-May-98 32 34 33
    19-Jan-98 33 35 34
  • As of Date Level
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    27-Oct-97 34 36 35
    15-Sep-97 36 38 37
    28-Jul-97 39 41 40
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    25-Nov-96 43 45 44
    14-Oct-96 45 47 46
    26-Aug-96 42 44 43

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.