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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

Engineering Thermoplastics

PC

20 glass

Annual volumes greater than 1 million pounds.

Current Pricing
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  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    29-May-17 186 196 191
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    09-Nov-15 172 182 177
    16-Mar-15 222 232 227
  • As of Date Level
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    24-Mar-14 230 240 235
  • As of Date Level
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    03-Jun-13 205 215 210
    04-Feb-13 199 209 204
  • As of Date Level
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    20-Aug-12 194 204 199
    05-Mar-12 202 212 207
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    09-May-11 222 232 227
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    28-Jun-10 197 207 202
    26-Apr-10 189 199 194
    25-Jan-10 181 191 186
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    02-Feb-09 166 176 171
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    08-Dec-08 176 186 181
    01-Sep-08 191 201 196
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    20-Aug-07 176 186 181
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    04-Dec-06 170 180 175
    29-May-06 180 190 185
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    31-Oct-05 190 200 195
    28-Mar-05 181 191 186
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    30-Aug-04 173 183 178
    10-May-04 152 162 157
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    01-Sep-03 148 158 153
    21-Apr-03 154 164 159
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    09-Dec-02 142 152 147
    29-Apr-02 139 149 144
    04-Feb-02 153 163 158
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    24-Sep-01 161 171 166
    14-May-01 166 176 171
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Nov-00 176 186 181
    01-May-00 172 182 177
    10-Jan-00 162 172 167
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    09-Aug-99 154 164 159
    02-Aug-99 157 164 160.5
    14-Jun-99 157 167 162
    07-Jun-99 160 167 163.5
    12-Apr-99 160 170 165
    05-Apr-99 163 170 166.5
    08-Feb-99 163 173 168
    01-Feb-99 166 173 169.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    07-Dec-98 166 176 171
    02-Nov-98 169 179 174
    05-Oct-98 171 181 176
    07-Sep-98 173 183 178
    03-Aug-98 171 181 176
    06-Jul-98 173 183 178
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    25-Nov-96 175 185 180
    26-Aug-96 186 196 191
    12-Aug-96 186 196 191
    01-Apr-96 196 208 202
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Nov-95 182 189 185.5
    27-Feb-95 170 177 173.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    17-Oct-94 165 172 168.5
    20-Jun-94 155 162 158.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    26-Apr-93 150 157 153.5
    22-Mar-93 153 160 156.5
    08-Feb-93 157 165 161
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    28-Dec-92 163 172 167.5
    23-Nov-92 165 176 170.5
    19-Oct-92 168 179 173.5
    17-Aug-92 170 181 175.5
    08-Jun-92 173 185 179
    30-Mar-92 175 187 181
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    29-Oct-90 178 190 184
    29-Jan-90 163 181 172
    01-Jan-90 178 189 183.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Mar-89 190 203 196.5

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.