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Arsenal goes back to the future with Spartech
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Arsenal Capital Partners isn't wasting any time with its $115 million acquisition of PolyOne Corp.'s Designed Structures & Solutions unit. Arsenal — a New York-based private equity firm...
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07-20-2017
Women Breaking The Mold: Alaina Martin
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Alaina Martin, who has a bachelor's degree from Ohio University in industrial and systems engineering, worked at a Tier 2 automotive supplier, then moved to Ply Gem, the construction products...
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07-19-2017
Women Breaking The Mold: Rae Howard
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As the resin commodity manager for General Motors Co., Rae Howard handles complex negotiations with plastic parts suppliers around the globe to get buy-in on GM's managed resin programs. But when...
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07-19-2017
Study looks at fate of all plastics ever made, finds most are in landfills or litter
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Some 60 percent of all the plastics that have ever been manufactured have been landfilled or remain as litter in the environment, according to a new study. Less than 10 percent have been recycled....
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07-19-2017
Agilyx focusing on chemical recycling with partnership
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Agilyx Corp. is entering a partnership with Warner Babcock Institute for Green Chemistry LLC "to explore chemical recycling options for plastics and polymers," the company said. Agilyx, which...
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07-19-2017
Enplas buys injection molder PolyLinks
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Plastics firm Enplas Corp. of Japan has acquired injection molder PolyLinks Inc. for an undisclosed price. Enplas officials said in a July 14 news release that the acquisition of PolyLinks...
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07-19-2017
Women Breaking The Mold: Heather Lee Meixel
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For Heather Lee Meixel, working in the family injection molding business was never really an option for many years. But that's exactly where she is these days as owner and president of Bamar...
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07-19-2017
Women Breaking The Mold: Haley Lowry
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Haley Lowry sees her job in plastics as a chance to do some good for society. The global marketing director for a unit of Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics said a TED Talk she watched a few...
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07-19-2017
AkzoNobel CEO steps down
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AkzoNobel NV's CEO Ton Büchner has stepped down from his position with immediate effect, citing health reasons. It is not the first time the health of the CEO has made headlines: in 2012,...
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07-19-2017
Women Breaking The Mold: Leslie Harty
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Leslie Harty, president of Maverick Enterprises, in Monroe, N.C., said she has been pushing for better biodegradable plastic products for 15 years, starting at a time when the idea was new to...
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07-19-2017
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Historical Resin Pricing

Engineering Thermoplastics

Nylon

Type 6

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

Current Pricing
As of Date Level
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  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    20-Mar-17 154 158 156
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    05-Dec-16 136 140 138
    19-Sep-16 126 130 128
    06-Jun-16 130 134 132
    04-Apr-16 132 136 134
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    09-Nov-15 140 144 142
    16-Mar-15 165 169 167
    16-Feb-15 172 176 174
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    04-Feb-13 202 206 204
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    20-Aug-12 208 212 210
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    22-Aug-11 219 223 221
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    26-Apr-10 187 191 189
    25-Jan-10 167 171 169
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    13-Apr-09 147 151 149
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    08-Dec-08 162 166 164
    23-Jun-08 177 181 179
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    20-Aug-07 169 173 171
    23-Apr-07 165 169 167
    19-Mar-07 157 161 159
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    04-Sep-06 172 176 174
    29-May-06 159 163 161
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    21-Nov-05 178 182 180
    21-Feb-05 158 162 160
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    11-Oct-04 153 157 155
    12-Jul-04 141 145 143
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    12-May-03 130 134 132
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    29-Apr-02 120 124 122
    04-Feb-02 132 136 134
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    08-Oct-01 139 143 141
    14-May-01 149 153 151
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Nov-00 153 157 155
    01-May-00 149 153 151
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    19-Apr-99 142 146 144
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    25-May-98 152 156 154
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Oct-97 146 150 148
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    12-Aug-96 141 145 143
    24-Jun-96 141 145 143
    04-Mar-96 145 149 147
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    21-Aug-95 151 154 152.5
    01-May-95 141 154 147.5
    20-Feb-95 136 142 139
    16-Feb-95 142 156 149
    13-Feb-95 136 142 139
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    17-Oct-94 142 156 149
    15-Aug-94 139 150 144.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    04-Jan-93 137 147 142
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    29-Oct-90 129 133 131
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    14-Aug-89 122 126 124
    22-May-89 124 129 126.5
    06-Mar-89 142 158 150

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.