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Borealis sees a 10 percent rise in annual net profit
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Polyolefins producer Borealis made a record net profit of 1.107 billion euros in 2016, which was a 10 percent increase on the 988 million euro profit it made in 2015. Net sales, however, fell from ...
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02-24-2017
Leadership transitions at Moore Recycling Associates
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A well-known plastics recycling consultancy is being acquired by two long-time employees and being renamed. Co-founders Patty Moore and Doug McDowell of Moore Recycling Associates Inc. are handing ...
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02-24-2017
Wisconsin molder Sussex IM adds big press and more space
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Citing an increase in on-shoring work and a need for multiple services, custom molder Sussex IM Inc. recently installed its largest injection molding machine, a 955-ton KrausMaffei press. “A ...
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02-24-2017
Materials, O&G price decline dent BASF results
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Lower raw materials and oil & gas prices have caused a drop in sales and earnings of speciality chemicals and materials giant BASF SE, the company announced Feb. 24.  The Ludwigshafen,...
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02-24-2017
UN Environment declares war on ocean plastics, lobbies for product bans and taxes
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The environment agency of the United Nations is urging governments to ban or tax plastic bags, restrict microplastic beads in cosmetics and take other actions against single-use packaging. U.N....
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02-24-2017
Sakai wins International Award; SPE names Antec award winners
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Bethel, Conn. — The Society of Plastics Engineers named three people who will win awards at Antec 2017 — including the International Award, to Tadamoto Sakai, an expert on compounding...
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02-24-2017
General Plastics named a Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year
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General Plastics Inc., a Milwaukee-based industrial thermoformer, won a Grand Award in the small company category at the Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year Awards. The winners were announced Feb....
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02-24-2017
Housewares molder Sapona Plastics expands in North Carolina
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North Carolina’s Sapona Plastics LLC is expanding in two locations. The manufacturer of housewares and personal care products is adding five new injection presses to its 52,000-square-foot...
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02-24-2017
Malish Plastics settles into larger operations in Ohio
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Malish Plastics has moved its headquarters and manufacturing operations about 5 miles away to Mentor, Ohio, after outgrowing its base for decades in Willoughby, Ohio. The custom extruder of...
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02-24-2017
New combined safety standard for injection molding machinery
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Washington — The Plastics Industry Association announced Feb. 24 that its Machinery Safety Standards Committee has published the new safety standard, establishing requirements for the...
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02-24-2017
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Annual volumes greater than 20 million pounds.

Current Pricing
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    06-Feb-17 110 112 111
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    05-Dec-16 105 107 106
    10-Oct-16 107 109 108
    05-Sep-16 104 106 105
    11-Jul-16 102 104 103
    09-May-16 104 106 105
    29-Feb-16 99 101 100
    25-Jan-16 101 103 102
  • As of Date Level
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    05-Oct-15 116 118 117
    07-Sep-15 125 127 126
    10-Aug-15 127 129 128
    06-Jul-15 121 123 122
    01-Jun-15 126 128 127
    04-May-15 123 125 124
    02-Mar-15 118 120 119
    02-Feb-15 120 122 121
    12-Jan-15 129 131 130
  • As of Date Level
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    08-Dec-14 133 135 134
    03-Nov-14 134 136 135
    29-Sep-14 136 138 137
    11-Aug-14 140 142 141
    07-Jul-14 133 135 134
    02-Jun-14 134 136 135
    12-May-14 136 138 137
    10-Mar-14 139 141 140
    10-Feb-14 134 136 135
    20-Jan-14 128 130 129
  • As of Date Level
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    25-Nov-13 124 126 125
    26-Aug-13 120 122 121
    10-Jun-13 121 123 122
    13-May-13 119 121 120
    18-Mar-13 122 124 123
    21-Jan-13 124 126 125
  • As of Date Level
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    17-Sep-12 121 123 122
    23-Jul-12 116 118 117
    11-Jun-12 121 123 122
    30-Apr-12 120 122 121
    05-Mar-12 118 120 119
    30-Jan-12 111 113 112
  • As of Date Level
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    26-Dec-11 104 106 105
    19-Dec-11 106 108 107
    07-Nov-11 109 111 110
    29-Aug-11 115 117 116
    04-Jul-11 111 113 112
    09-May-11 104 106 105
    14-Feb-11 102 104 103
  • As of Date Level
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    06-Dec-10 94 96 95
    25-Oct-10 89 91 90
    23-Aug-10 87 89 88
    12-Jul-10 89 91 90
    01-Mar-10 93 95 94
    11-Jan-10 83 85 84
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    23-Nov-09 81 83 82
    26-Oct-09 79 81 80
    10-Aug-09 84 86 85
    06-Jul-09 80 82 81
    11-May-09 73 75 74
    23-Mar-09 71 73 72
    02-Feb-09 68 70 69
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    08-Dec-08 89 91 90
    17-Nov-08 111 113 112
    01-Sep-08 116 118 117
    28-Jul-08 112 114 113
    23-Jun-08 103 105 104
    18-Feb-08 93 95 94
  • As of Date Level
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    08-Oct-07 83 85 84
    21-May-07 87 89 88
    09-Apr-07 82 84 83
    19-Mar-07 78 80 79
    29-Jan-07 81 83 82
  • As of Date Level
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    04-Dec-06 84 86 85
    04-Sep-06 86 88 87
    29-May-06 80 82 81
    20-Mar-06 84 86 85
  • As of Date Level
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    12-Dec-05 87 89 88
    07-Nov-05 90 92 91
    26-Sep-05 85 87 86
    27-Jun-05 80 82 81
    09-May-05 84 86 85
    25-Apr-05 79 81 80
    28-Mar-05 82 84 83
    17-Jan-05 85 87 86
  • As of Date Level
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    13-Dec-04 88 90 89
    27-Sep-04 80 82 81
    12-Jul-04 72 74 73
    19-Apr-04 69 71 70
    22-Mar-04 66 68 67
    23-Feb-04 62 64 63
  • As of Date Level
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    06-Oct-03 58 60 59
    01-Sep-03 56 58 57
    07-Jul-03 60 62 61
    10-Mar-03 64 66 65
    24-Feb-03 57 59 58
    10-Feb-03 54 56 55
  • As of Date Level
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    07-Oct-02 58 60 59
    19-Aug-02 54 56 55
    10-Jun-02 52 54 53
    18-Mar-02 49 51 50
    28-Jan-02 46 48 47
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    03-Dec-01 48 50 49
    03-Sep-01 50 52 51
    02-Jul-01 53 55 54
    16-Apr-01 55 57 56
  • As of Date Level
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    04-Dec-00 56 58 57
    30-Oct-00 58 60 59
    22-May-00 60 62 61
    17-Apr-00 57 59 58
    06-Mar-00 53 55 54
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    06-Dec-99 50 52 51
    11-Oct-99 47 49 48
    19-Jul-99 45 47 46
    05-Jul-99 42 44 43
    07-Jun-99 43 45 44
    15-Mar-99 44 46 45
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    02-Nov-98 40 42 41
    20-Jul-98 41 43 42
    08-Jun-98 43 45 44
    09-Mar-98 44 46 45
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    06-Jan-97 41 43 42
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    25-Nov-96 43 45 44
    02-Sep-96 45 47 46
    26-Aug-96 50 52 51
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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.