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Plastic toy makers adapt to changing retail market
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Amid upheavals in the toy market, smaller companies carry on. The bankruptcy of Toys R Us signals a major shift in toy retailing. This change can make for a bumpy ride, but it is just a...
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12-12-2017
Forecast 3D moving beyond prototyping to full production
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Carlsbad, Calif. — Prototype and batch-production specialist Forecast 3D invested about $3 million during 2017, mostly for Multi-Jet Fusion equipment from HP Inc. Forecast 3D has "the...
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12-12-2017
Holiday spending could point to good economic signs
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As a lifetime student of the American economy, I have developed a grudging appreciation for the holiday season over the years. Now don't get me wrong, I still believe fervently that far too much...
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12-12-2017
Carteaux recovering from bone marrow transplant
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Washington — The longtime head of the Plastics Industry Association, Bill Carteaux, says his recovery from a mid-November bone marrow transplant is showing positive signs. Carteaux, who has...
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12-12-2017
ISRI warns of 'chaos' as China gets ready to enforce scrap ban
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Washington — China's enforcement of its upcoming Jan. 1 ban on imported scrap plastics and other materials is shaping up to be confusing and chaotic, a large U.S. recycling industry trade...
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12-12-2017
This year's hot toy?​ ​ Animatronic baby monkey
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One of the hot-selling toys in the United States this year is Fingerling Baby Monkeys, an animatronic toy that wraps around a child's finger and responds to the child's sounds, motion and touch....
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12-12-2017
Plastics magazine dispute spills over at Plastimagen
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Two publishers in Mexico City are fighting over the rights associated with an established plastics trade magazine. The disagreement is between a family-owned publisher and a former employee...
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12-12-2017
The toy surprise may be how popular packaging can be
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In the past, it seemed that the only time people brought up the topic of packaging and toys at the holiday, it was to complain about how hard it was to open thermoformed clamshells. This year,...
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12-12-2017
Investments help Medway Plastics control energy costs
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Long Beach, Calif. — Family-owned Medway Plastics Corp. is having success using fully insulated Thermal Control Solution-brand radiant heating systems on its larger injection molding...
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12-11-2017
Valencia building Arizona ABS pipe plant
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Valencia Pipe Co. expects to begin production of ABS pipe at a new 60,000-square-foot facility in Kingman, Ariz., on Feb. 1. The Valencia, Calif.-based company is building a manufacturing plant...
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12-11-2017
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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
    Low High Avg
    30-Oct-17 112 114 113
    02-Oct-17 109 111 110
    14-Aug-17 106 108 107
    29-May-17 110 112 111
    08-May-17 112 114 113
    17-Apr-17 117 119 118
    13-Mar-17 111 113 112
    06-Feb-17 103 105 104
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    05-Dec-16 98 100 99
    10-Oct-16 100 102 101
    05-Sep-16 97 99 98
    11-Jul-16 95 97 96
    09-May-16 97 99 98
    29-Feb-16 92 94 93
    25-Jan-16 94 96 95
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    05-Oct-15 109 111 110
    07-Sep-15 118 120 119
    10-Aug-15 120 122 121
    06-Jul-15 114 116 115
    01-Jun-15 119 121 120
    04-May-15 116 118 117
    02-Mar-15 111 113 112
    02-Feb-15 113 115 114
    12-Jan-15 122 124 123
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    08-Dec-14 126 128 127
    03-Nov-14 127 129 128
    29-Sep-14 129 131 130
    11-Aug-14 133 135 134
    07-Jul-14 126 128 127
    02-Jun-14 127 129 128
    12-May-14 129 131 130
    10-Mar-14 132 134 133
    10-Feb-14 127 129 128
    20-Jan-14 121 123 122
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    25-Nov-13 117 118 117.5
    26-Aug-13 113 115 114
    10-Jun-13 114 116 115
    13-May-13 112 114 113
    18-Mar-13 115 117 116
    21-Jan-13 117 119 118
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    17-Sep-12 114 116 115
    23-Jul-12 109 111 110
    11-Jun-12 112 114 113
    05-Mar-12 111 113 112
    30-Jan-12 106 108 107
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    26-Dec-11 101 103 102
    19-Dec-11 103 105 104
    05-Dec-11 105 108 106.5
    07-Nov-11 106 108 107
    29-Aug-11 112 114 113
    04-Jul-11 108 110 109
    09-May-11 101 103 102
    14-Feb-11 99 101 100
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Dec-10 91 93 92
    25-Oct-10 86 88 87
    23-Aug-10 84 86 85
    12-Jul-10 86 88 87
    01-Mar-10 90 92 91
    11-Jan-10 80 82 81
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    23-Nov-09 78 80 79
    26-Oct-09 76 78 77
    10-Aug-09 81 83 82
    06-Jul-09 77 79 78
    11-May-09 70 72 71
    23-Mar-09 68 70 69
    02-Feb-09 65 67 66
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    08-Dec-08 86 88 87
    17-Nov-08 108 110 109
    01-Sep-08 113 115 114
    28-Jul-08 109 111 110
    23-Jun-08 100 102 101
    18-Feb-08 90 92 91
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    08-Oct-07 80 82 81
    21-May-07 84 86 85
    09-Apr-07 79 81 80
    19-Mar-07 75 77 76
    29-Jan-07 78 80 79
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    04-Dec-06 81 83 82
    04-Sep-06 83 85 84
    29-May-06 77 79 78
    20-Mar-06 81 83 82
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    12-Dec-05 84 86 85
    07-Nov-05 87 89 88
    26-Sep-05 82 84 83
    27-Jun-05 77 79 78
    09-May-05 81 83 82
    25-Apr-05 76 78 77
    28-Mar-05 79 81 80
    17-Jan-05 82 84 83
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    13-Dec-04 85 87 86
    27-Sep-04 77 79 78
    12-Jul-04 69 71 70
    19-Apr-04 66 68 67
    22-Mar-04 63 65 64
    23-Feb-04 59 61 60
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Oct-03 55 57 56
    01-Sep-03 53 55 54
    07-Jul-03 57 59 58
    10-Mar-03 61 63 62
    24-Feb-03 54 56 55
    10-Feb-03 51 53 52
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    07-Oct-02 55 57 56
    19-Aug-02 51 53 52
    10-Jun-02 49 51 50
    18-Mar-02 46 48 47
    28-Jan-02 43 45 44
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    03-Dec-01 45 47 46
    03-Sep-01 47 49 48
    02-Jul-01 50 52 51
    16-Apr-01 52 54 53
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    04-Dec-00 53 55 54
    30-Oct-00 55 57 56
    22-May-00 57 59 58
    17-Apr-00 54 56 55
    06-Mar-00 50 52 51
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Dec-99 47 49 48
    11-Oct-99 44 46 45
    19-Jul-99 42 44 43
    05-Jul-99 39 41 40
    07-Jun-99 40 42 41
    15-Mar-99 41 43 42
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    02-Nov-98 37 39 38
    20-Jul-98 38 40 39
    08-Jun-98 40 42 41
    09-Mar-98 41 43 42
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Jan-97 38 40 39
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    25-Nov-96 40 42 41
    02-Sep-96 42 44 43
    26-Aug-96 48 50 49
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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.