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Putting the emphasis on fast cure
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Düsseldorf, Germany — Medical molders need liquid silicone rubber materials that cure quickly and at lower temperatures. Dow Performance Silicones featured the novel, innovative...
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02-23-2018
NY bag-maker, town in dispute over odors
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A New York bag manufacturer and nearby residents are having a disagreement that literally reeks. According to a Feb. 20 lawsuit, residents say the factory regularly emits foul odors that plague...
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02-23-2018
PVC posts solid sales growth in 2017, while results for other resins are mixed
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PVC again led the way among North American resin markets in 2017, with sales growth of more than 3 percent. Results for the year from other commodity resins were mixed, with sales of linear low...
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02-23-2018
Sumitomo Chemical brings new high-performance polymer to North America
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Sumitomo Chemical Advanced Technologies is bringing one of its high performance thermoplastics to the North American market. Sumiploy CS5530 is a polyether sulfone with a proprietary additive...
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02-23-2018
Solvay exec will cover sustainability and UV stabilizers at SPE polyolefins conference
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Solvay SA executive Dominique Debecker will give a keynote address on sustainability at the upcoming SPE 2018 International Polyolefins Conference in Houston. Debecker, the deputy chief...
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02-23-2018
Kraiburg growing in Asia-Pacific on rising TPE demand
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Gandhinagar, India — Growing applications of thermoplastic elastomer in the appliances and automotive industries in Asia-Pacific is prompting materials maker Kraiburg TPE GmbH & Co. KG...
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02-23-2018
Eastman emphasizes value of disinfectant-ready polymers
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Anaheim, Calif. — Eastman Chemical Co. emphasized the value of a disinfectant-ready polymer for health care environments at the Feb. 6-8 UBM Advanced Manufacturing Expo. “If a patient...
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02-23-2018
Putting the emphasis on fast cure
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Düsseldorf, Germany — Medical molders need liquid silicone rubber materials that cure quickly and at lower temperatures. Dow Performance Silicones featured the novel, innovative...
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02-23-2018
PE, PP, PET and recycled prices bounce around in January
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North American prices for polyethylene, polypropylene and PET bottle resin hit the ground running in 2018. Prices for PP and PET both moved up in January, while PE prices ticked down an average of ...
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02-23-2018
Apex Plastics gains 'clear' advantage with blow molding machine
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Custom blow molder Apex Plastics has gained a “clear” advantage with its purchase of a new Aoki injection blow molding machine. With its $625,000 machinery investment, the Brookfield,...
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02-22-2018
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Historical Resin Pricing

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Annual volumes greater than 20 million pounds.

Current Pricing
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  • As of Date Level
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    12-Feb-18 106 110 108
    15-Jan-18 121 125 123
  • As of Date Level
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    30-Oct-17 116 120 118
    02-Oct-17 113 117 115
    14-Aug-17 110 114 112
    29-May-17 114 118 116
    08-May-17 116 120 118
    17-Apr-17 121 125 123
    13-Mar-17 115 119 117
    06-Feb-17 107 111 109
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    05-Dec-16 102 106 104
    10-Oct-16 104 108 106
    05-Sep-16 101 105 103
    11-Jul-16 99 103 101
    09-May-16 101 105 103
    29-Feb-16 96 100 98
    25-Jan-16 98 102 100
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    05-Oct-15 113 117 115
    07-Sep-15 122 126 124
    10-Aug-15 124 128 126
    06-Jul-15 118 122 120
    01-Jun-15 123 127 125
    04-May-15 120 124 122
    02-Mar-15 115 119 117
    02-Feb-15 117 121 119
    12-Jan-15 126 130 128
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    08-Dec-14 130 134 132
    03-Nov-14 131 135 133
    29-Sep-14 133 137 135
    11-Aug-14 137 141 139
    07-Jul-14 130 134 132
    02-Jun-14 131 135 133
    12-May-14 133 137 135
    10-Mar-14 136 140 138
    10-Feb-14 131 135 133
    20-Jan-14 125 129 127
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    25-Nov-13 121 125 123
    26-Aug-13 117 121 119
    10-Jun-13 118 122 120
    13-May-13 116 120 118
    18-Mar-13 119 123 121
    21-Jan-13 121 125 123
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    17-Sep-12 118 122 120
    23-Jul-12 113 117 115
    11-Jun-12 116 120 118
    05-Mar-12 115 119 117
    30-Jan-12 110 114 112
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    26-Dec-11 105 109 107
    19-Dec-11 107 111 109
    07-Nov-11 110 114 112
    29-Aug-11 116 120 118
    04-Jul-11 112 116 114
    09-May-11 105 109 107
    14-Feb-11 103 107 105
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Dec-10 95 99 97
    25-Oct-10 90 94 92
    23-Aug-10 88 92 90
    12-Jul-10 90 94 92
    01-Mar-10 94 98 96
    11-Jan-10 84 88 86
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    23-Nov-09 82 86 84
    26-Oct-09 80 84 82
    10-Aug-09 85 89 87
    06-Jul-09 81 85 83
    11-May-09 74 78 76
    23-Mar-09 72 76 74
    02-Feb-09 69 73 71
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    08-Dec-08 90 94 92
    17-Nov-08 112 116 114
    01-Sep-08 117 121 119
    28-Jul-08 113 117 115
    23-Jun-08 104 108 106
    18-Feb-08 94 98 96
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    08-Oct-07 84 88 86
    21-May-07 88 92 90
    09-Apr-07 83 87 85
    19-Mar-07 79 83 81
    29-Jan-07 82 86 84
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    04-Dec-06 85 89 87
    04-Sep-06 87 91 89
    29-May-06 81 85 83
    20-Mar-06 85 89 87
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    12-Dec-05 88 92 90
    07-Nov-05 91 95 93
    26-Sep-05 86 90 88
    27-Jun-05 81 85 83
    16-May-05 85 89 87
    09-May-05 80 89 84.5
    02-May-05 80 84 82
    25-Apr-05 86 84 85
    28-Mar-05 83 87 85
    17-Jan-05 86 90 88
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    13-Dec-04 89 93 91
    27-Sep-04 81 85 83
    12-Jul-04 73 77 75
    19-Apr-04 70 74 72
    22-Mar-04 67 71 69
    23-Feb-04 63 67 65
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Oct-03 59 63 61
    01-Sep-03 57 61 59
    07-Jul-03 61 65 63
    10-Mar-03 65 69 67
    24-Feb-03 58 62 60
    10-Feb-03 55 59 57
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    07-Oct-02 59 63 61
    19-Aug-02 55 59 57
    10-Jun-02 53 57 55
    18-Mar-02 50 54 52
    28-Jan-02 47 51 49
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    03-Dec-01 49 53 51
    03-Sep-01 51 55 53
    02-Jul-01 54 58 56
    16-Apr-01 56 60 58
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    04-Dec-00 57 61 59
    30-Oct-00 59 63 61
    22-May-00 61 65 63
    17-Apr-00 58 62 60
    06-Mar-00 54 58 56
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Dec-99 51 55 53
    11-Oct-99 48 52 50
    19-Jul-99 46 50 48
    28-Jun-99 43 47 45
    07-Jun-99 44 48 46
    15-Mar-99 45 49 47
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    02-Nov-98 41 45 43
    20-Jul-98 42 46 44
    08-Jun-98 44 48 46
    09-Mar-98 45 49 47
  • As of Date Level
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    06-Jan-97 42 46 44
  • As of Date Level
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    25-Nov-96 44 48 46
    02-Sep-96 46 50 48
    26-Aug-96 52 54 53
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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.