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Detroit Manufacturing Systems gets cash infusion for expansion
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Detroit Manufacturing Systems LLC received $8 million in funding to expand contracts in Detroit and purchase equipment for its soon-to-open plant in Toledo.Baton Rouge, La.-based Stonehenge...
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08-18-2017
China: post-industrial scrap imports OK
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China will still allow imports of some grades of post-industrial plastic scrap next year, even as it moves ahead with a larger ban on imported waste that's shaking up the recycling industry. Five...
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08-18-2017
Multifunctional rotomolded wheelbarrow vies for major award
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Melbourne, Australia — Two enterprising university students are vying for a major award with their design for a plastic wheelbarrow that doubles as a boat and a vendor cart. Lachlan Meadows...
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08-18-2017
Canada documenting impact of China's plastic waste ban
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The Canadian Plastic Industry Association has begun documenting market options for Canadian companies that have been exporting waste plastics to China. As much as 21 percent of recovered plastics...
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08-18-2017
dlhBowles opens assembly plant in Mexico, closing Ohio plant
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Automotive supplier dlhBowles has opened a 280,000-square-foot assembly plant in Reynosa, Mexico. “That was a greenfield facility that we built from the ground up,” said CEO John Saxon....
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08-18-2017
Porsche rolling out carbon fiber wheels
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Sports car specialist Porsche is bringing an all-carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic wheel to the market, saying it will be the first global automaker to offer the CFRP wheel when it debuts in early...
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08-18-2017
Worker killed at Alabama plant
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A 45-year-old woman is dead as a result of an industrial accident at a plastics facility in Helena, Ala. Eva Saenz, 45, of Alabaster, was working at ABC Polymer Industries LLC when the accident...
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08-17-2017
Molders Choice moves to new Ohio location
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Solon, Ohio — Molders Choice Inc., which provides supplies to the injection molding industry, is relocating from Parma, Ohio, to Solon, doubling its warehouse space. "This allows us to...
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08-17-2017
Trump ends manufacturing jobs council after 8 resign
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Roughly 30 minutes after Inge Thulin, 3M's chairman, president and CEO, announced on Twitter that he would step down from the Jobs Manufacturing Initiative, President Trump said he would dissolve...
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08-17-2017
Erema plans US open house to show off recycling technology
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Recycling is making global headlines this year, and that's good news for the leading player in the plastics recycling equipment market, Erema Engineering Recycling Maschinen und Anlagen GmbH. The...
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08-17-2017
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Historical Resin Pricing

Commodity Thermoplastics

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High Impact Injection

Annual volumes greater than 20 million pounds.

Current Pricing
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  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    14-Aug-17 112 114 113
    29-May-17 116 118 117
    08-May-17 118 120 119
    17-Apr-17 123 125 124
    13-Mar-17 117 119 118
    06-Feb-17 109 111 110
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    05-Dec-16 104 106 105
    10-Oct-16 106 108 107
    05-Sep-16 103 105 104
    11-Jul-16 101 103 102
    09-May-16 103 105 104
    29-Feb-16 98 100 99
    25-Jan-16 100 102 101
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    05-Oct-15 115 117 116
    07-Sep-15 124 126 125
    10-Aug-15 126 128 127
    06-Jul-15 120 122 121
    01-Jun-15 125 127 126
    04-May-15 122 124 123
    02-Mar-15 117 119 118
    02-Feb-15 119 121 120
    12-Jan-15 128 130 129
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    08-Dec-14 132 134 133
    03-Nov-14 133 135 134
    29-Sep-14 135 137 136
    11-Aug-14 139 141 140
    07-Jul-14 132 134 133
    02-Jun-14 133 135 134
    12-May-14 135 137 136
    10-Mar-14 138 140 139
    10-Feb-14 133 135 134
    20-Jan-14 127 129 128
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    25-Nov-13 123 125 124
    26-Aug-13 119 121 120
    10-Jun-13 120 122 121
    13-May-13 118 120 119
    18-Mar-13 121 123 122
    21-Jan-13 123 125 124
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    17-Sep-12 120 122 121
    23-Jul-12 115 117 116
    11-Jun-12 120 122 121
    30-Apr-12 119 121 120
    05-Mar-12 117 119 118
    30-Jan-12 110 112 111
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    26-Dec-11 103 105 104
    19-Dec-11 105 107 106
    07-Nov-11 108 110 109
    29-Aug-11 114 116 115
    04-Jul-11 110 112 111
    09-May-11 103 105 104
    14-Feb-11 101 103 102
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Dec-10 93 95 94
    25-Oct-10 88 90 89
    23-Aug-10 86 88 87
    12-Jul-10 88 90 89
    01-Mar-10 92 94 93
    11-Jan-10 82 84 83
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    23-Nov-09 80 82 81
    26-Oct-09 78 80 79
    10-Aug-09 83 85 84
    06-Jul-09 79 81 80
    11-May-09 72 74 73
    23-Mar-09 70 72 71
    02-Feb-09 67 69 68
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    08-Dec-08 88 90 89
    17-Nov-08 110 112 111
    01-Sep-08 115 117 116
    28-Jul-08 111 113 112
    23-Jun-08 102 104 103
    18-Feb-08 92 94 93
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    08-Oct-07 82 84 83
    21-May-07 86 88 87
    09-Apr-07 81 83 82
    19-Mar-07 77 79 78
    29-Jan-07 80 82 81
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    04-Dec-06 83 85 84
    04-Sep-06 85 87 86
    29-May-06 79 81 80
    20-Mar-06 83 85 84
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    12-Dec-05 86 88 87
    07-Nov-05 89 91 90
    26-Sep-05 84 86 85
    27-Jun-05 79 81 80
    09-May-05 83 85 84
    25-Apr-05 78 80 79
    28-Mar-05 81 83 82
    17-Jan-05 84 86 85
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    13-Dec-04 87 89 88
    27-Sep-04 79 81 80
    12-Jul-04 71 73 72
    19-Apr-04 68 70 69
    22-Mar-04 65 67 66
    23-Feb-04 61 63 62
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Oct-03 57 59 58
    01-Sep-03 55 57 56
    07-Jul-03 59 61 60
    10-Mar-03 63 65 64
    24-Feb-03 56 58 57
    10-Feb-03 53 55 54
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    07-Oct-02 57 59 58
    19-Aug-02 53 55 54
    10-Jun-02 51 53 52
    18-Mar-02 48 50 49
    28-Jan-02 45 47 46
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    03-Dec-01 47 49 48
    03-Sep-01 49 51 50
    02-Jul-01 52 54 53
    16-Apr-01 54 56 55
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    04-Dec-00 55 57 56
    30-Oct-00 57 59 58
    22-May-00 59 60 59.5
    17-Apr-00 56 57 56.5
    06-Mar-00 52 53 52.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Dec-99 49 50 49.5
    11-Oct-99 46 47 46.5
    19-Jul-99 44 45 44.5
    05-Jul-99 41 42 41.5
    07-Jun-99 42 43 42.5
    15-Mar-99 43 44 43.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    02-Nov-98 39 40 39.5
    20-Jul-98 40 41 40.5
    08-Jun-98 42 43 42.5
    09-Mar-98 43 44 43.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Jan-97 40 41 40.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    25-Nov-96 42 43 42.5
    02-Sep-96 44 45 44.5
    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.