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Plastics News Now: Kid gets tour of college after writing about dream of working in plastics
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Trevin Allen, 9, visited Penn College of Technology after writing about the industry in a school assignment, a bike path made of recycled plastics opens and the new iPhones have more recycled and...
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09-20-2018
Ravago building Ohio distribution center
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Resin distributor Ravago Americas LLC will invest up to $36 million in Medina, Ohio, for a new, large distribution center. The project cost will be $31-$36 million, estimated Ravago Americas...
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09-20-2018
Taking tiny steps toward big sustainability goals
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Novi, Mich. — Sustainability is a hot-button issue for a lot of automakers and suppliers today, but for Ford Motor Co.'s Debbie Mielewski, it's a topic that is deep-rooted in her livelihood...
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09-20-2018
Scholle IPN opens more options for low-acid foods with its closure
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Chicago — The winner of this year's Plastics Caps & Closures Innovation Award is a breakthrough in aseptic pouch packaging. The CleanPouch Aseptic Cap and Spout, developed by Scholle IPN,...
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09-20-2018
Auto supplier Mitchell Plastics expanding in Alabama
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Automotive interior parts supplier Mitchell Plastics Ltd. is expanding its Huntsville, Ala., facility with an estimated 130,000-square-foot addition. The expanded facility will allow operations to ...
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09-20-2018
Plastics machinery shipments up again in second quarter
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North American shipments of plastics machinery were up nearly 6 percent in the second quarter of 2018 compared to the second quarter of 2017, according to figures released Sept. 20 by the Plastics ...
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09-20-2018
Panel: Partnerships key to more composites in cars
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Novi, Mich. — Along the winding road of current and future automotive trends, there is an opportunity. And that opportunity, mixed into mega trends like electrification, lightweighting and...
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09-20-2018
Univar CEO says company may not be 'right home' for Nexeo plastics business
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Chemical company Univar Inc. has a deal to buy Nexeo Solutions Inc., but its CEO says company leaders aren’t sure if Univar is the “right home” for Nexeo’s $1.8 billion...
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09-19-2018
Rehau, MBT join forces
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Swiss companies Rehau Verwaltungszentrale AG and MB Barter & Trading AG (MBT) have signed an agreement for a merger of equals to create a polymer group with potential sales of $2.5...
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09-19-2018
Ineos joins in PS recycling project
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A trio of companies is joining forces in a project they say will close the loop on polystyrene recycling, and a representative for one of the partners believes the approach will fundamentally...
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09-19-2018
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Historical Resin Pricing

Commodity Thermoplastics

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Homopolymer Injection GP

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
    03-Sep-18 92 95 93.5
    02-Jul-18 90 93 91.5
    04-Jun-18 82 85 83.5
    30-Apr-18 75 78 76.5
    02-Apr-18 76 79 77.5
    05-Mar-18 82 85 83.5
    05-Feb-18 88 91 89.5
    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-14 113 116 114.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    02-Dec-13 109 112 110.5
    04-Nov-13 110 113 111.5
    09-Sep-13 112 115 113.5
    08-Jul-13 107 110 108.5
    03-Jun-13 104 107 105.5
    06-May-13 105 108 106.5
    01-Apr-13 115 118 116.5
    04-Mar-13 121 124 122.5
    21-Jan-13 115 118 116.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    17-Dec-12 100 103 101.5
    03-Dec-12 99 102 100.5
    12-Nov-12 95 98 96.5
    15-Oct-12 93 96 94.5
    03-Sep-12 92 95 93.5
    02-Jul-12 94 97 95.5
    28-May-12 109 112 110.5
    02-Apr-12 119 122 120.5
    20-Feb-12 114 117 115.5
    30-Jan-12 97 100 98.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    05-Dec-11 99 102 100.5
    31-Oct-11 105 108 106.5
    01-Aug-11 119 122 120.5
    27-Jun-11 123 126 124.5
    23-May-11 138 141 139.5
    02-May-11 128 131 129.5
    04-Apr-11 113 116 114.5
    24-Jan-11 118 121 119.5
    17-Jan-11 101 104 102.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Dec-10 98 101 99.5
    27-Sep-10 100 103 101.5
    23-Aug-10 97 100 98.5
    05-Jul-10 95 98 96.5
    31-May-10 103 106 104.5
    26-Apr-10 115 118 116.5
    22-Mar-10 108 111 109.5
    22-Feb-10 103 106 104.5
    01-Feb-10 96 99 97.5
    11-Jan-10 93 96 94.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    23-Nov-09 89 92 90.5
    02-Nov-09 86 89 87.5
    28-Sep-09 96 99 97.5
    17-Aug-09 84 87 85.5
    03-Aug-09 80 83 81.5
    06-Jul-09 79 82 80.5
    18-May-09 70 73 71.5
    23-Feb-09 67 70 68.5
    09-Feb-09 61 64 62.5
    12-Jan-09 58 61 59.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    24-Nov-08 68 71 69.5
    03-Nov-08 98 101 99.5
    06-Oct-08 109 112 110.5
    28-Jul-08 123 126 124.5
    07-Jul-08 112 115 113.5
    26-May-08 105 108 106.5
    28-Apr-08 101 104 102.5
    10-Mar-08 95 98 96.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    19-Nov-07 96 99 97.5
    22-Oct-07 90 93 91.5
    30-Jul-07 87 90 88.5
    21-May-07 86 89 87.5
    07-May-07 82 85 83.5
    19-Feb-07 78 81 79.5
    22-Jan-07 73 76 74.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    18-Dec-06 74 77 75.5
    13-Nov-06 81 84 82.5
    21-Aug-06 85 88 86.5
    03-Jul-06 83 86 84.5
    22-May-06 79 82 80.5
    15-May-06 76 79 77.5
    27-Feb-06 77 80 78.5
    06-Feb-06 73 76 74.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    19-Dec-05 77 80 78.5
    17-Oct-05 82 85 83.5
    19-Sep-05 72 75 73.5
    08-Aug-05 67 70 68.5
    11-Jul-05 63 66 64.5
    06-Jun-05 69 72 70.5
    02-May-05 73 76 74.5
    21-Feb-05 75 78 76.5
    31-Jan-05 73 76 74.5
    10-Jan-05 70 73 71.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    29-Nov-04 66 69 67.5
    08-Nov-04 63 66 64.5
    27-Sep-04 60 63 61.5
    23-Aug-04 57 60 58.5
    02-Aug-04 55 58 56.5
    17-May-04 53 56 54.5
    19-Apr-04 51 54 52.5
    23-Feb-04 48 51 49.5
    26-Jan-04 45 48 46.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    29-Sep-03 43 46 44.5
    04-Aug-03 41 44 42.5
    16-Jun-03 43 46 44.5
    12-May-03 45 48 46.5
    07-Apr-03 43 46 44.5
    10-Mar-03 40 43 41.5
    24-Feb-03 37 40 38.5
    10-Feb-03 34 37 35.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    23-Dec-02 35 38 36.5
    12-Aug-02 37 40 38.5
    17-Jun-02 36 39 37.5
    29-Apr-02 33 36 34.5
    18-Mar-02 30 33 31.5
    14-Jan-02 28 31 29.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    17-Dec-01 30 33 31.5
    12-Nov-01 32 35 33.5
    24-Sep-01 30 33 31.5
    20-Aug-01 31 34 32.5
    11-Jun-01 33 36 34.5
    16-Apr-01 36 39 37.5
    19-Feb-01 37 40 38.5
    15-Jan-01 37.5 40.5 39
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    18-Dec-00 38 41 39.5
    04-Dec-00 40 43 41.5
    02-Oct-00 41 44 42.5
    19-Jun-00 44 47 45.5
    01-May-00 42 45 43.5
    20-Mar-00 39 42 40.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    15-Nov-99 37 40 38.5
    11-Oct-99 35 38 36.5
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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.