Current Pricing:

Current Resin Pricing

Click here for an explanation of the non-market price corrections for commodity resins that were posted on January 21, 2016.

Engineering Thermoplastics

Prices are in U.S. cents per pound for prime resin, unfilled, natural color, FOB supplier, unless otherwise indicated.

Resin pricing data presented is compiled by Plastics News' team of experts. In no instance does Plastics News guarantee the accuracy of statistics provided. For current resin pricing quotes, please contact your supplier.

Learn how PN gathers its resin prices. For more information about pricing, contact senior reporter Frank Esposito.


Symbol Key

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- indicates a market-price decrease in the past week.

- indicates a price increase for that material is pending.

- indicates a correction in the published price.

Volume Category

I - Annual volumes greater than 1 million pounds.

II - Annual volumes of 300,000-500,000 pounds.

Prices as of May 2, 2016

Click on a resin below to view grades and pricing

Acetalclick to expand

Resin/Grade Volume category
I II
Homopolymer 137—144 148—154
20 glass -- 179—194
Copolymer 115—125 130—139
25 glass -- 160—175

Nylonclick to expand

Resin/Grade Volume category
I II
Type 6 119—129 132—136
Type 6/6 129—137 141—152

Polyesterclick to expand

Resin/Grade Volume category
I II
PBT Injection 119—124 129—134
PBT 30 glass FR 154—159 164—174
PET Injection 118—123 128—138
PET 30 glass FR 155—165 165—175

PCclick to expand

Resin/Grade Volume category
I II
Blow Molding 172—182 203—213
Injection GP 156—165 160—185
20 glass 172—182 203—219
Injection Structural foam 154—163 190—207
Injection Flame retardant 187—204 215—225
Extrusion Sheet 155—164 167—195
Optical media 138—147 148—167

Polyurethaneclick to expand

Resin/Grade Volume category
I II
Ester type Injection 189—206 213—222
Ester type Extrusion 216—238 252—270
Ether type 252—265 297—306

TPEclick to expand

Resin/Grade Volume category
I II
Polyester -- 350—425
Olefinic 80—115 120—135
Styrenic 90—120 150—200

Cellulosicsclick to expand

Resin/Grade Volume category
I II
Acetate -- 178—178
Butyrate -- 175—175
Propionate -- 175—175

PPO/PPEclick to expand

Resin/Grade Volume category
I II
Injection GP -- 123—187
Injection GP 20 glass -- 179—272
Injection Structural foam -- 131—207
Extrusion -- 148—239

SANclick to expand

Resin/Grade Volume category
I II
GP 128—136 140—164

SMAclick to expand

Resin/Grade Volume category
I II
GP -- 179—183
High Impact 167—178 187—190
Flame retardant 217—225 --

UHMW-PEclick to expand

Resin/Grade Volume category
I II
UHMW-PE 120—124 136—146