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Greenleaf uses structured approaches to meet team, business goals
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According to CEO Lawrence Segrest, No. 11 Greenleaf Industries Inc. was built around the four disciplines of execution, also known as 4DX, which is a methodological way to approach goals and make...
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04-21-2017
India's Jain buys two California irrigation firms
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The U.S. subsidiary of Jain Irrigation System Ltd. (JISL), which is headquartered in Jalgoan, India, has agreed to acquire a stake of two micro-irrigation dealers in California that are merging...
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04-21-2017
Most commodity resins move up in March
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North American commodity resins continued their early-year price surge in March, with regional prices for polyethylene, polypropylene, polystyrene and PVC all increasing. The 3-cent PE price hike...
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04-21-2017
'You're never left out on a limb' at KraussMaffei
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KraussMaffei Corp., which debuts at No. 9 on the Best Places to Work list for 2017, celebrated its 50th anniversary last year. Since its founding in 1966, the U.S. subsidiary of KraussMaffei Group ...
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04-21-2017
Team-bonding activities build strength of Techmer group
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Every other year, around 100 Techmer PM LLC employees gather for the weeklong national meeting to gauge the state of the company and partake in team-building and communication exercises. During...
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04-21-2017
Why employees stay at the Best Places to Work
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If you want to make your company a great place to work, how about starting by developing a corporate culture and listening to employees? If you really want to go the extra mile, how about picking...
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04-21-2017
CMD seeks growth from innovative team, technology
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CMD Corp., making its third appearance on the Best Places to Work list, seeks to emphasize innovation — not just in its technology, but also in its 150-plus employees. "We believe that...
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04-21-2017
CarbonLite buys thermoformer PinnPack
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PET recycler CarbonLite Holdings LLC has made a downstream investment by acquiring thermoformer PinnPack Packaging for an undisclosed price. The deal was announced April 20 by FocalPoint Partners, ...
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04-21-2017
PCI utilizes personality profile for hiring perfect fit
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At Plastic Components Inc., its current cohesive team was developed through implementation of a hiring and management software called Culture Index. The software makes hiring, motivating and...
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04-20-2017
'Procompers' live by work hard, play hard philosophy
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At Progressive Components Inc., ranked No. 2 and based in Wauconda, Ill., the average tenure of current employees is nine years. And 42 percent of "Procompers," the term co-owner and Chairman Don...
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04-20-2017
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Annual volumes greater than 20 million pounds.

Current Pricing
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    17-Apr-17 121 125 123
    13-Mar-17 115 119 117
    06-Feb-17 107 111 109
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    02-Nov-98 41 45 43
    20-Jul-98 42 46 44
    08-Jun-98 44 48 46
    09-Mar-98 45 49 47
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    06-Jan-97 42 46 44
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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.