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Medical companies assess damage in Puerto Rico
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Medical manufacturers with facilities in Puerto Rico are still assessing damage caused by Hurricane Maria, the strongest hurricane to hit the island in more than 80 years. Maria made landfall with ...
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09-22-2017
Speaker: Expect PP price increases post-Harvey
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Norwalk, Calif. — Expect big increases in polypropylene prices for months in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, an industry consultant warned members of the Western Plastics Association. Samantha ...
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09-22-2017
DowDuPont starts up new PE and ethylene units in Texas
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DowDuPont Inc. has started production on a specialty polyethylene resin unit and on a new ethylene unit in Freeport, Texas. The new unit will have annual production of almost 900 million pounds of ...
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09-22-2017
Plastimagen still on schedule after earthquake
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Mexico City — Plastimagen México 2017 will go ahead in Mexico City as planned on November 7-10, organizer E.J. Krause and Associates said Sept. 21. Mexico City and surrounding areas...
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09-22-2017
CPSC votes to limit flame retardants in plastics
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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission narrowly voted Sept. 20 to limit use of a group of flame retardants in plastics and other materials, saying that they see growing evidence that the...
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09-22-2017
Wrapping up safe shipping
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When it comes to securing loads on goods for transport, stretch wrap plays a key role in keeping the loads from shifting around in an economical and effective fashion. Load stability is a matter...
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09-22-2017
DS Smith making two Midwest US investments
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DS Smith plc is expanding operations in the United States on two fronts, including a new rigid plastic packaging location near Chicago and expansion of an injection molding location in Minnesota....
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09-22-2017
Compounder Star adds equipment and new look
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Custom compounder Star Plastics Inc. has added new equipment and launched a rebranding campaign. Since late 2016, the firm has added a twin-screw extrusion line for development work at its...
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09-21-2017
Plastics News Now: Large beverage company drops bottled water production
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San Miguel Corp. in the Philippines announced it is dropping the production of bottled water for sustainability reasons, Ford Motor Co. files a patent for an autonomous interior and Method...
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09-21-2017
Raumedic bringing 4.0 to all German, US facilities
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Raumedic AG is introducing a new IT-based quality assurance and production control system in all its production locations in Germany and the U.S. by 2019. Raumedic, a medical technology...
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09-21-2017
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Historical Resin Pricing

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Crystal High Heat

Annual volumes greater than 20 million pounds.

Current Pricing
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  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    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
    Low High Avg
    06-Jan-97 42 46 44
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    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.