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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

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

Current Pricing
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    29-May-17 181 209 195
  • As of Date Level
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    09-Nov-15 167 195 181
    16-Mar-15 217 245 231
  • As of Date Level
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    24-Mar-14 225 253 239
  • As of Date Level
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    03-Jun-13 200 228 214
    04-Feb-13 194 222 208
  • As of Date Level
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    20-Aug-12 189 217 203
    05-Mar-12 197 225 211
  • As of Date Level
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    09-May-11 217 245 231
  • As of Date Level
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    28-Jun-10 192 220 206
    26-Apr-10 184 212 198
    25-Jan-10 176 204 190
  • As of Date Level
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    02-Feb-09 161 189 175
  • As of Date Level
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    08-Dec-08 171 199 185
    01-Sep-08 186 214 200
  • As of Date Level
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    20-Aug-07 171 199 185
  • As of Date Level
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    04-Dec-06 165 193 179
    29-May-06 175 203 189
  • As of Date Level
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    31-Oct-05 185 213 199
    28-Mar-05 176 204 190
  • As of Date Level
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    30-Aug-04 168 196 182
    10-May-04 147 175 161
  • As of Date Level
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    01-Sep-03 143 171 157
    21-Apr-03 149 177 163
  • As of Date Level
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    09-Dec-02 137 165 151
    29-Apr-02 134 162 148
    04-Feb-02 148 176 162
  • As of Date Level
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    24-Sep-01 156 184 170
    14-May-01 161 189 175
  • As of Date Level
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    06-Nov-00 171 199 185
    01-May-00 167 195 181
    10-Jan-00 151 185 168
  • As of Date Level
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    02-Aug-99 149 177 163
    07-Jun-99 152 180 166
    05-Apr-99 155 183 169
    01-Feb-99 158 186 172
  • As of Date Level
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    07-Dec-98 161 189 175
    02-Nov-98 164 192 178
    05-Oct-98 166 194 180
    07-Sep-98 168 196 182
    03-Aug-98 166 194 180
    06-Jul-98 168 196 182
  • As of Date Level
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    25-Nov-96 170 198 184
    26-Aug-96 182 210 196
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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.