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Material Insights: LyondellBasell, A. Schulman to make behemoth $4.6 billion company
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LyondellBasell is acquiring A. Schulman for $2.25 billion, Westlake Chemical announces expansions and a pair of firms make plans in India. ...
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02-20-2018
Milacron reports fourth quarter growth, but no uptick from tax reform
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Milacron Holdings Corp. is ending the fourth quarter with $325 million in sales — a 9 percent increase over last year in the same period — citing double-digit growth in machinery and...
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02-20-2018
Huntington Solutions acquires Ohio-based TrimTec Systems
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Huntington Foam LLC is expanding its packaging business with the acquisition of a Central Ohio company. Huntington, based in Greer, S.C., has purchased TrimTec Systems Ltd. of Grove City, Ohio, a...
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02-20-2018
Barnes Group reports strong 2017 sales, record hot runner sales
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Barnes Group Inc.’s bottom line took a $96.7 million tax reform hit in the fourth quarter of 2017, but companywide sales were strong, and the company’s hot runner sales reached record...
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02-20-2018
Westlake adding capacity for PVC and VCM in US and Germany
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Westlake Chemical Corp. plans to add capacity for PVC resin and vinyl chloride monomer feedstock at plants in Louisiana and Germany. Houston-based Westlake will add a total of 750 million pounds...
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02-20-2018
Outstanding results and another record year for Covestro in 2017
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Driven by a high demand for high-performance plastics and significantly higher margins, Covestro increased group sales by 18.8 percent to EUR 14.1 billion over the past fiscal year. Group EBITDA...
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02-20-2018
Entries open for International Design Awards
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Organizers of the International Design Excellence Awards competition added categories, balanced jury representation across design disciplines, rebranded the logo and upgraded trophies for this...
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02-20-2018
Total, Borealis and Nova Chemicals form Gulf Coast petrochemicals joint venture
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French oil company Total SA, Austria’s Borealis AG and Canada-based Nova Chemicals Corp. on Feb. 19 announced that they have agreed to form a joint venture in petrochemicals on the U.S. Gulf ...
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02-20-2018
Wine and molding
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Jessica Bell has created a plastic wine glass that even a merlot-drinking wine snob can love. And she's working with Wisconsin-based custom injection molder Sussex IM Inc. for volume production of ...
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02-16-2018
Uponor invests $10 million in smart water venture
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Vantaa, Finland — Uponor Oyj will put another $10 million toward its joint venture with Belkin International, bringing its total investment in their company called Phyn LLC to $25 million....
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02-16-2018
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Historical Resin Pricing

Engineering Thermoplastics

Nylon

Type 6/6

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

Current Pricing
As of Date Level
Low High Avg
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  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    04-Dec-17 170 181 175.5
    29-May-17 162 173 167.5
    20-Mar-17 156 167 161.5
    16-Jan-17 144 155 149.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    04-Apr-16 141 152 146.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    09-Nov-15 149 160 154.5
    16-Mar-15 174 185 179.5
    16-Feb-15 182 193 187.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    04-Feb-13 192 203 197.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    20-Aug-12 198 209 203.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    22-Aug-11 204 215 209.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    26-Apr-10 183 194 188.5
    25-Jan-10 171 182 176.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    13-Apr-09 156 167 161.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    23-Jun-08 183 194 188.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    23-Apr-07 171 182 176.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    21-Nov-05 184 195 189.5
    21-Feb-05 164 175 169.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    11-Oct-04 159 170 164.5
    12-Jul-04 146 157 151.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    12-May-03 134 145 139.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    29-Apr-02 123 134 128.5
    04-Feb-02 136 147 141.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    08-Oct-01 144 155 149.5
    14-May-01 155 166 160.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Nov-00 159 170 164.5
    01-May-00 155 166 160.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    19-Apr-99 151 162 156.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    25-May-98 156 167 161.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Oct-97 150 161 155.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    12-Aug-96 145 156 150.5
    24-Jun-96 145 156 150.5
    04-Mar-96 149 160 154.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    01-May-95 154 164 159
    20-Feb-95 142 150 146
    16-Feb-95 146 164 155
    13-Feb-95 142 150 146
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    17-Oct-94 146 164 155
    15-Aug-94 143 160 151.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    11-Jan-93 142 158 150
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    29-Oct-90 136 143 139.5
    29-Jan-90 128 137 132.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    14-Aug-89 142 150 146
    06-Mar-89 145 153 149

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.