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Thermoformer another winner in blockbuster Amazon deal
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11-15-2018
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11-15-2018
Plastics Pioneers name five new members
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11-15-2018
Jason Sears named Dri-Air president
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11-14-2018
Kafrit buys concentrates firm Polyfil
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11-14-2018
PU machinery firm Cannon shows off $4M expansion
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11-14-2018
Denham Plastics owner loses US House re-election bid
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11-14-2018
Plastipak's Plotzke wins CFO of the Year
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Michael Plotzke, chief financial officer, treasurer and senior vice president of finance of Plymouth, Mich.-based Plastipak Holdings Inc., was awarded Plastics News' CFO of the Year award at the...
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11-14-2018
JCI to sell auto battery business for $13.2B
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Historical Resin Pricing

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Crystal Injection GP

Annual volumes of about 2 million to 5 million pounds.

Current Pricing
As of Date Level
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  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    08-Oct-18 107 111 109
    06-Aug-18 105 109 107
    04-Jun-18 108 112 110
    02-Apr-18 112 116 114
    05-Mar-18 108 112 110
    12-Feb-18 106 110 108
    15-Jan-18 121 125 123
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    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
    05-Dec-11 110 114 112
    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
    09-May-05 85 89 87
    25-Apr-05 80 84 82
    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
    05-Jul-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 54 56 55
    08-Jul-96 54 56 55
    22-Apr-96 52 54 53
    26-Feb-96 48 50 49
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    18-Dec-95 51 53 52
    25-Sep-95 53 55 54
    17-Jul-95 58 62 60
    01-May-95 60 64 62
    13-Mar-95 56 60 58
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    17-Oct-94 55 64 59.5
    19-Sep-94 53 56 54.5
    20-Jun-94 49 52 50.5
    25-Apr-94 47 51 49
    11-Apr-94 44 48 46
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    20-Sep-93 46 48 47
    19-Apr-93 48 50 49
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    03-Aug-92 45 47 46
    15-Jun-92 44 45 44.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    04-Nov-91 42 43 42.5
    23-Sep-91 40 41 40.5
    20-May-91 43 44 43.5
    06-May-91 45 47 46
    08-Apr-91 48 49 48.5
    11-Mar-91 49 50 49.5
    11-Feb-91 54 55 54.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    12-Nov-90 57 59 58
    08-Oct-90 53 55 54
    09-Jul-90 48 50 49
    16-Apr-90 51 53 52
    26-Mar-90 52 54 53
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    20-Nov-89 49 51 50
    11-Sep-89 52 54 53
    10-Jul-89 55 58 56.5
    29-May-89 56 58 57
    22-May-89 57 58 57.5
    10-Apr-89 56 57 56.5
    03-Apr-89 55 58 56.5
    06-Mar-89 56 58 57

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.