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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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Historical Resin Pricing

Commodity Thermoplastics

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Impact Copolymer High Impact

Annual volumes greater than 20 million pounds.

Current Pricing
As of Date Level
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  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Feb-17 82 86 84
    09-Jan-17 72 76 74
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    05-Dec-16 76 80 78
    07-Nov-16 82 86 84
    03-Oct-16 83.5 87.5 85.5
    05-Sep-16 77.5 81.5 79.5
    01-Aug-16 74 78 76
    11-Jul-16 75 79 77
    30-May-16 79 83 81
    02-May-16 81 85 83
    28-Mar-16 84 88 86
    01-Feb-16 83 87 85
    25-Jan-16 80 84 82
    04-Jan-16 105 109 107
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    30-Nov-15 103 107 105
    19-Oct-15 101 105 103
    28-Sep-15 98 102 100
    07-Sep-15 99 103 101
    10-Aug-15 101 105 103
    06-Jul-15 102 106 104
    01-Jun-15 101 105 103
    04-May-15 102 106 104
    06-Apr-15 106 110 108
    02-Mar-15 107 111 109
    02-Feb-15 106 110 108
    19-Jan-15 116 120 118
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    01-Dec-14 126 130 128
    03-Nov-14 131 135 133
    01-Sep-14 127 131 129
    23-Jun-14 122 126 124
    02-Jun-14 125 129 127
    05-May-14 126 130 128
    07-Apr-14 127 131 129
    03-Mar-14 128 132 130
    03-Feb-14 129 133 131
    13-Jan-14 124 128 126
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    02-Dec-13 120 124 122
    04-Nov-13 121 125 123
    09-Sep-13 123 127 125
    08-Jul-13 118 122 120
    03-Jun-13 115 119 117
    06-May-13 116 120 118
    01-Apr-13 126 130 128
    04-Mar-13 132 136 134
    21-Jan-13 126 130 128
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    17-Dec-12 111 115 113
    03-Dec-12 110 114 112
    12-Nov-12 106 110 108
    15-Oct-12 104 108 106
    03-Sep-12 103 107 105
    02-Jul-12 105 109 107
    28-May-12 120 124 122
    02-Apr-12 130 134 132
    20-Feb-12 125 129 127
    30-Jan-12 108 112 110
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    05-Dec-11 110 114 112
    31-Oct-11 116 120 118
    01-Aug-11 130 134 132
    27-Jun-11 134 138 136
    23-May-11 149 153 151
    02-May-11 139 143 141
    04-Apr-11 124 128 126
    24-Jan-11 129 133 131
    17-Jan-11 112 116 114
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Dec-10 109 113 111
    27-Sep-10 111 115 113
    23-Aug-10 108 112 110
    05-Jul-10 106 110 108
    31-May-10 114 118 116
    26-Apr-10 126 130 128
    22-Mar-10 119 123 121
    22-Feb-10 114 118 116
    01-Feb-10 107 111 109
    11-Jan-10 104 108 106
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    23-Nov-09 100 104 102
    02-Nov-09 97 101 99
    28-Sep-09 107 111 109
    17-Aug-09 95 99 97
    03-Aug-09 91 95 93
    06-Jul-09 90 94 92
    18-May-09 81 85 83
    23-Feb-09 78 82 80
    09-Feb-09 72 76 74
    12-Jan-09 69 73 71
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    24-Nov-08 79 83 81
    03-Nov-08 109 113 111
    06-Oct-08 120 124 122
    28-Jul-08 134 138 136
    07-Jul-08 123 127 125
    26-May-08 116 120 118
    28-Apr-08 112 116 114
    10-Mar-08 106 110 108
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    19-Nov-07 107 111 109
    22-Oct-07 101 105 103
    30-Jul-07 98 102 100
    21-May-07 97 101 99
    07-May-07 93 97 95
    19-Feb-07 89 93 91
    22-Jan-07 84 88 86
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    18-Dec-06 85 89 87
    13-Nov-06 92 96 94
    21-Aug-06 96 100 98
    03-Jul-06 94 98 96
    22-May-06 90 94 92
    15-May-06 87 91 89
    27-Feb-06 88 92 90
    06-Feb-06 84 88 86
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    19-Dec-05 88 92 90
    17-Oct-05 93 97 95
    19-Sep-05 83 87 85
    08-Aug-05 78 82 80
    11-Jul-05 74 78 76
    06-Jun-05 80 84 82
    02-May-05 84 88 86
    21-Feb-05 86 90 88
    31-Jan-05 84 88 86
    10-Jan-05 81 85 83
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    29-Nov-04 77 81 79
    08-Nov-04 74 78 76
    27-Sep-04 71 75 73
    23-Aug-04 68 72 70
    02-Aug-04 66 70 68
    17-May-04 64 68 66
    19-Apr-04 62 66 64
    23-Feb-04 59 63 61
    26-Jan-04 56 60 58
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    29-Sep-03 54 58 56
    04-Aug-03 52 56 54
    16-Jun-03 54 58 56
    12-May-03 56 60 58
    07-Apr-03 54 58 56
    10-Mar-03 51 55 53
    24-Feb-03 48 52 50
    10-Feb-03 45 49 47
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    23-Dec-02 46 50 48
    12-Aug-02 48 52 50
    17-Jun-02 47 51 49
    29-Apr-02 44 48 46
    18-Mar-02 41 45 43
    14-Jan-02 39 43 41
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    17-Dec-01 41 45 43
    12-Nov-01 43 47 45
    24-Sep-01 41 45 43
    20-Aug-01 42 46 44
    11-Jun-01 44 48 46
    16-Apr-01 47 51 49
    19-Feb-01 48 52 50
    15-Jan-01 48.5 52.5 50.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    18-Dec-00 49 53 51
    04-Dec-00 51 55 53
    02-Oct-00 52 56 54
    19-Jun-00 55 59 57
    01-May-00 53 57 55
    20-Mar-00 50 54 52
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    15-Nov-99 48 52 50
    11-Oct-99 46 50 48
    06-Sep-99 44 48 46
    05-Jul-99 43 47 45
    17-May-99 41.5 45.5 43.5
    22-Feb-99 40 44 42
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    21-Dec-98 41 45 43
    21-Sep-98 42 46 44
    17-Aug-98 43 47 45
    20-Jul-98 44 48 46
    08-Jun-98 45 49 47
    11-May-98 46 50 48
    19-Jan-98 47 51 49
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    27-Oct-97 48 52 50
    15-Sep-97 50 54 52
    28-Jul-97 53 57 55
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    09-Dec-96 57 61 59
    02-Dec-96 53 61 57
    25-Nov-96 57 61 59
    14-Oct-96 59 63 61
    26-Aug-96 56 60 58

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.