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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

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Annual volumes greater than 1 million pounds.

Current Pricing
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  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    29-May-17 169 178 173.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    09-Nov-15 155 164 159.5
    16-Mar-15 205 214 209.5
  • As of Date Level
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    24-Mar-14 213 222 217.5
  • As of Date Level
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    03-Jun-13 188 197 192.5
    04-Feb-13 182 191 186.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    20-Aug-12 177 186 181.5
    05-Mar-12 185 194 189.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    09-May-11 205 214 209.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    28-Jun-10 180 189 184.5
    26-Apr-10 172 181 176.5
    25-Jan-10 164 173 168.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    02-Feb-09 149 158 153.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    08-Dec-08 159 168 163.5
    01-Sep-08 174 183 178.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    20-Aug-07 159 168 163.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    04-Dec-06 153 162 157.5
    29-May-06 163 172 167.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    31-Oct-05 173 182 177.5
    28-Mar-05 164 173 168.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    30-Aug-04 156 165 160.5
    10-May-04 135 144 139.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    01-Sep-03 131 140 135.5
    21-Apr-03 137 146 141.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    09-Dec-02 125 134 129.5
    29-Apr-02 122 131 126.5
    04-Feb-02 136 145 140.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    24-Sep-01 144 153 148.5
    14-May-01 149 158 153.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Nov-00 159 168 163.5
    01-May-00 155 164 159.5
    10-Jan-00 145 154 149.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    02-Aug-99 137 146 141.5
    07-Jun-99 140 149 144.5
    05-Apr-99 143 152 147.5
    01-Feb-99 146 155 150.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    07-Dec-98 149 158 153.5
    02-Nov-98 152 161 156.5
    05-Oct-98 154 163 158.5
    07-Sep-98 156 165 160.5
    03-Aug-98 154 163 158.5
    06-Jul-98 156 165 160.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    25-Nov-96 158 167 162.5
    26-Aug-96 168 178 173
    12-Aug-96 168 178 173
    01-Apr-96 178 188 183
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Nov-95 165 176 170.5
    27-Feb-95 153 164 158.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    17-Oct-94 148 159 153.5
    20-Jun-94 145 158 151.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    11-Jan-93 141 153 147
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    29-Oct-90 127 131 129
    18-Jun-90 120 125 122.5
    29-Jan-90 143 155 149
    01-Jan-90 158 163 160.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Mar-89 163 165 164

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.